Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

Homecoming 2012

Reconnect with campus, friends, and former classmates as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of UI Homecoming. Return to Iowa City for a full weekend of college and UI festivities and meet Tippie's new dean, Sarah Fisher Gardial. RSVP and hotel information is available on the Tippie Alumni Events webpage

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News Briefs

Sense of Belonging Is More Important Than Money

Greg StewartFor some employees, a sense of belonging and attachment to a group of co-workers is a better motivator than money, according to new research by Greg Stewart, Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Management and Organizations.

Repatriated Employees Often Leave for New Jobs

Maria KraimerWorkers for big multinational companies who spend time on a foreign assignment have a higher than normal turnover rate when they come back home. A new study by Maria Kraimer, professor of management and organizations and Gary C. Fethke Research Fellow, suggests they don't feel fully appreciated for their global experience.

Fewer Fans Watching NASCAR for the Crashes

John SolowA study by John Solow, professor of economics, finds that many race fans watch NASCAR because they want to see wrecks, but since the circuit adopted its Case for the Cup championship series, more viewers have been tuning in to see who actually wins the race.

Half-Filled Housing Developments: 21st-Century Ghost Towns?

John GalloThe real estate market is slowly righting itself, but thousands of partially completed housing developments will likely lag behind as the economic recovery picks up steam, according to John Gallo, a lecturer in finance.

IEM Traders See Rising Possibility of a Majority-Free Congress

IEM logoPrices on the Iowa Electronic Markets show traders predict a Republican takeover of Congress in this November's elections, but they increasingly favor an outcome in which neither party controls a chamber.

Upcoming Events

Quad Cities Meet the Dean and Networking Reception

Sarah GardialWednesday, August 22
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Biaggi’s Restaurant, Davenport

Register online

Tippie Fest

Wednesday, August 29
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Pappajohn Business Building Patio

Tippie in the News

Tinker, Tailor: MBA Curriculum Change Modest at Best
(Bloomberg Businessweek, July 30)

Sarah GardialDean Sarah Fisher Gardial, who also serves as president of the MBA Roundtable, comments on recent research by the group that shows when it comes to MBA curriculum changes made in the last few years, B-schools tend to tinker around the edges.

Analysis: Missing the Mark
(The Daily, July 27)

Paul HribeaResearch by Paul Hribar, the Leonard A. Hadley Professor of Accounting, is mentioned in a piece about companies missing or narrowly beating their forecasted earnings.

The Precarious Profession of University President
(The Chronicle, July 23)

Gary FethkeA commentary by Gary C. Fethke, emeritus professor of management sciences and economics, former Tippie dean, and former interim UI president, highlights the tough role of today's university president.

Kids Get the Scoop on Small Business
(The Daily Iowan, July 13, and The Gazette, July 12)

Gary FethkeFor the sixth year, participants in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center's Youth Camp were given the chance to develop their own ice-cream flavor and have it sold at Heyn's Ice Cream parlor for a month.

Tippie Build Puts Students' Business Skills to the Test
(Press-Citizen, July 4)

Joyce BergIt might not seem like a construction project is the place to put one's business school skills to work, but Joyce Berg, professor of accounting and Pioneer Hi-Bred Research Fellow, swears it's a great fit.


Iowa Ledger Magazine Garners Award

LedgerThe fall 2011 issue of the Tippie accounting department's alumni magazine received an APEX award of excellence.

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