Missed target

Misplaced confidence

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Tippie researcher Paul Hribar finds company earnings guidance is wrong about 70% of the time.
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5 types of stories leaders need to tell

Friday, September 22, 2023
Nick Westergaard in Harvard Business Review on why storytelling is an important leadership skill, and how executives who want to succeed should master five types of narrative: vision, values, action, teaching, and trust stories.
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The journey is the destination

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Those consumer loyalty cards filling our wallets that give you a free sandwich or cup of coffee tend to lead to disappointment. A new study shows that for many, filling the card is more fulfilling than the reward.
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Incompetent bosses

Monday, May 8, 2023
A new study from the Tippie College of Business finds that workers respond differently to incompetent bosses, depending on whether they are younger or older than themselves.
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When rural hospitals stop delivering babies, fewer mothers receive adequate pre-natal care

Friday, April 28, 2023
A new Tippie College of Business study of hospitals in Iowa finds that when a rural county loses its last labor and delivery unit, fewer expectant mothers who live there get adequate pre-natal care, even though that care is still available.
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Detecting delirium

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Researchers at the Tippie College of Business have developed a new algorithm that could help health care professionals more easily identify elderly patients in the ER who are at risk of delirium.
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Should you go along to get along?

Monday, April 3, 2023
When should you disagree with a co-worker and when should you keep quiet? Many studies suggest workers should just let it go when they have an office disagreement, but a new study from a workplace conflict expert at the Tippie College of Business looks at circumstances when a worker is more apt to find success by speaking up and expressing disagreement.
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Wartime economics

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
The Tippie College of Business is helping a Ukrainian economist continue his research during the country's war with Russia.

You're (re)-hired!

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
What can employees who left their jobs as part of the Great Resignation expect if they return to their old jobs? Chad Van Iddekinge studies these so-called boomerang employees and says employees and employers can largely expect more of the same.
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Helping nurses cope when patients bring them down

Friday, February 10, 2023
Nurses work for the good of society, and a new study from the University of Iowa finds they are more likely to feel better about their jobs when hospitals remind them of that, according to a new study from the Tippie College of Business.
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Why shareholder lawsuits are bad news for competitors

Friday, February 3, 2023
When a company is sued by shareholders, other companies in the same industry often see a drop in their own stock price and start to behave more transparently, presumably to avoid similar lawsuits.

Faculty recognized for research impact

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
A number of Tippie faculty were recognized in a recent study published by Stanford University as among the top 100,000 most impactful scientific researchers in their fields.
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Nahrgang appointed SIOP fellow

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Jennifer Nahrgang, professor of management and entrepreneurship, has been elected a fellow in the Society of Industrial Organization and Psychology (SIOP).
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Burer honored for long-term impact of paper

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Sam Burer, professor of business analytics, received the inaugural Activity Group on Optimization Test of Time Award from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
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5 thoughts on business leadership, corporate social responsibility

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
While visiting the University of Iowa for the Des Moines Business Record's Fearless initiative, Editor Emily Barske sat down with Tippie Associate Professor Beth Livingston. Here are a few takeaways for business leaders related to management strategy from that interview.
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Do nice guys always finish last in the workplace? A University of Iowa study has an answer

Thursday, July 21, 2022
A University of Iowa researcher set out to discover whether the old adage is true, that "nice guys finish last." Her finding, after years of research? Niceness can actually help put someone ahead in the workplace.
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Want a part-time job? Here's why Corporate America won't hire you

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Working part-time would give workers more flexibility, but many employers are reluctant to offer it. Jennifer Nahrgang, professor of management and entrepreneurship, says too many organizations see part-timers as not fully committed. “It’s not necessarily fair and it’s not right, but there’s a stigma,” she says.
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Report shows Iowans are suffering badly from low wages

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
A Common Good report found that multiple types of working Iowa households are struggling to make ends meet. The most basic budget is not attainable for some in the state because of low wages and high living expenses.
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Burnout is bad for business

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Burnout is bad for individuals and for the companies they work for and it seems to be at an all-time high right now. In this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe talks with Tippie researchers to learn about burnout, some of the organizational problems that lead to burnout and how organizations can do better.

UI accounting doctoral student wins $25K Deloitte Foundation Fellowship

Friday, April 1, 2022
The Deloitte Foundation has awarded Cory Hinds, a University of Iowa accounting Ph.D. candidate, a 2022 Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting.

Shining a light into a dark market

Sunday, March 13, 2022
Foreign exchange is the largest financial market in the world, trading close to $7 trillion every day. That’s more than every other market combined, including stocks, bonds, commodities, metals, and oil. Yet few know much about how it works. Tippie’s Petra Sinagl aims to change that.
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Nahrgang studies show side gigs help full-time jobs

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Studies by Jennifer Nahrgang show that people who have a side hustle--or second job that they work because they're interested in it--often perform better at their main job.

Colbert receives Board of Regents faculty excellence honor

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Amy Colbert, professor of management & entrepreneurship, was one of six UI faculty who were honored by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, for their exceptional contributions and sustained record of excellence.

It’s not what you said, it’s the way that you said it

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Investors and analysts can glean information from tone of voice and what’s left unsaid, according to Jeff Cossette's latest roundup of the academic literature, including research from Tippie's Scott Asay and Michael Durney.

Tippie expert: spark dialogues, not debates this holiday season

Monday, December 20, 2021
Relationship expert Michele Williams is urging families to start having conversations about your get-togethers now to avoid in-fighting over the holidays. She says the key is to make sure those discussions are dialogues—not debates.