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New research shows side hustles can boost full-time job performance

Monday, November 29, 2021

The study, co-authored by a University of Iowa professor, finds those engaging in gig work on the side such as Uber, Airbnb, or Etsy are likely to see a positive increase in performance at their full-time jobs.

UI research finds employees less likely to work with politically-opposed companies

Monday, November 29, 2021

New research from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business' Chad Van Iddekinge shows prospective employees’ political beliefs factor into their job applications, including a reluctance to work with companies who have different political opinions from thier own.

Tippie honors HNI’s Jeff Lorenger with Oscar C. Schmidt Award

Monday, November 29, 2021

The shared value of putting people first has repeatedly brought together HNI Corporation’s leadership team and the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business. Historically and currently, the Muscatine-based company has given time, talent and money to the college, sending its leaders there as lecturers and mentors, and offering internships and jobs to its students.

Tippie's Laws

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

No one becomes successful without a set of rules to live by, pithy words filled with wisdom. Henry B. Tippie was no different. His sage business advice was codified into a list by his son, Henry B. Tippie II, and became known as "Tippie's Laws." 

US retailers cheery about holiday season despite inflation

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

After nearly two years of pandemic gloom, American consumers appear primed to spend generously for the holidays despite worries over inflation and item availability.

 

175 years: Black and gold history

Monday, November 22, 2021

This is the 175th academic year at the University of Iowa. 2021 also marks 100 years since the business school was elevated to college status. To commemorate these huge milestones, we are taking a look back—literally in photographs, with a flashback tour of Phillips Hall, and in the story of a pioneering accounting alumna you may have never heard of—Mary E. Murphy (BSC27). Come along for the ride back in time!

 

‘Black Friday’? It’s more like ‘Black Autumn’ now

Monday, November 22, 2021

Holiday shopping season longer than ever, but whether local or national, retailers need to capitalize early.