Articles from October 2021

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Report: More women are being added to the C-suite, but 'glass cliff' could be at play

Amy Kristof-Brown, dean of the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa, brought up the 'glass cliff' during remarks at Wednesday’s CEO forum at the Women Lead Change Central Iowa conference.

Immoral entrenchment: Study shows firms more likely to fight recalls when product causes injury or death

Friday, October 29, 2021
Firms that face a recall notice are more apt to fight the order if it involves the injury or death of people using the product, according to a researcher at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.

Less Santa, more ROI: Study suggests malls spend less on holiday promotions, more other times of the year

Friday, October 29, 2021
The holiday shopping season is traditionally a time when shopping malls pull out all the promotional stops with visits from Santa, but a new study from a researcher at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business finds that malls overinvest during the holiday season at the expense of other times of year.

There's value in going to the office, but some people love working from home

Michele Williams of the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business joins Ben Kieffer on Iowa Public Radio to talk about the future of the office, why the office matters, how employees can negotiate working from home after the pandemic, and how managers have been trying to foster a virtual company culture.

Tippie Diversity Committee - November Update

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
November 2021 Update from the Tippie DEI committee.

Tippie finance professor Tong Yao on what's next for the stock market

As stock markets hit all-time high, reasons remain for both concern and optimism. Hear from Professor Yao in the Corridor Business Journal.

UAW's John Deere strike threatens supply chain, food supply

Tippie's Jen Blackhurst says the strike could spark significant disruption to already-strained systems.

Tippie's Michele Williams talks about why there's an increase in Americans quitting their jobs

As days pass, U.S. citizens are learning new ways to adapt to the constantly changing economy. The most recent change is the number of laborers available in the workforce. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the amount of Americans quitting their jobs increased in August by 4.3 million. Dr. Michele Williams, an Assistant Professor of Management in Entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of...

Tippie research looks to maximize supervisor, remote worker productivity

A $1.1 million grant from the CDC will help researchers in the UI colleges of business and public health investigate how to maximize productivity while maintaining worker wellbeing in remote work environments over the next five years.

UI professors study AI's effect on office work

A $150,000 National Science Foundation grant went to a cross-disciplinary effort to learn the impact of AI on clerical jobs, including Assistant Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship Beth Livingston.