Articles from October 2022

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How better accounting means fewer workplace injuries

Monday, October 31, 2022
According to Tippie's Danye Wang, businesses that want to make their workplaces safer might try adopting a more rigorous accounting system.
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Railroad worker contract negotiations stall over lack of paid sick days

Monday, October 31, 2022
“This has been an issue of contention throughout the entire negotiation process,” said Jennifer Blackhurst of the University of Iowa. “I think it’s an issue focusing on the rights of the workers and the workers feeling good about how they’re treated as human beings.”
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Record inflation means uncertainty as the holiday shopping season looms

Monday, October 31, 2022
Anne Villamil, an economics professor at the University of Iowa, says many retailers are worried that increased costs will force consumers to limit their gift-giving.
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Inflated candy prices are what's scary this Halloween

Friday, October 28, 2022
If you're passing out candy this Beggars Night, expect to see extra-inflated candy prices, said Anne Villamil, an economics professor at the University of Iowa.
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Balancing power imbalances at work

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Beth Livingston’s new book “Shared Sisterhood: How to Take Collective Action for Racial and Gender Equity at Work” offers a plan to change business culture.

A five-factor framework to strengthen global cooperatives

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
More than 12% of the world’s population is employed by a co-op, but because the growth of co-ops differs from one country to the next, a new study from Tippie has identified some of the factors that determine how receptive a country is to that form of organization and the role it plays in its success.
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Nick Street wins the Data Mining Prize from INFORMS for his lifetime achievement

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Tippie's Nick Street has won the highest award given by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Society on Data Mining.
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Professor Johannes Ledolter wins William G. Hunter Award

Monday, October 17, 2022
The statistics division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) honored Johannes Ledolter with the 2022 William G. Hunter Award.
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Tippie’s Erin Johnson wins the Hubbard-Walder Award for Teaching Excellence

Monday, October 17, 2022
Johnson, who teaches within the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of Business, is a versatile instructor who teaches in both the undergraduate and MBA programs, in-person and online, and in multiple content areas.
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Tippie team wins essay contest at Eller Ethics Case Competition, second place overall

Monday, October 17, 2022
The team of Tippie students traveled to Tucson, Ariz. to compete in the 20th annual case competition at the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. The competition is designed to help students understand the importance of corporate social responsibility.