Articles from 2022

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Stress relief tips for Iowans who are working straight through the holidays

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
While many Iowans have a big stretch of time off during the holidays, all sorts of people will be working every single day. Professor Stephen Courtright shares some suggestions on how to dial back holiday stress.
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Forbes recognizes book by Tippie researcher as one of year's best business books

Friday, December 16, 2022
A book co-authored by University of Iowa management and entrepreneurship assistant professor Beth Livingston has been named one of the best business books of 2022 by Forbes magazine.
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Study: Quarterly earnings guidance accuracy is overestimated

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
A study from Tippie's Paul Hribar found that chief financial officers overestimate their ability to issue accurate earnings guidance.
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Muscatine resident selected to give student speech during UI commencement

Thursday, December 8, 2022
Tippie student Erick Saucedo will give his speech at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Hancher Auditorium. He is earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and accounting.
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Stores see more in-person shoppers during Thanksgiving weekend

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Professor Nancy Abram said she believes the increase is happening because people are less concerned with COVID-19 and large crowds. She also believes people like to shop and missed the experience over the holiday weekend.
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Dealing with stress a key during the holidays

Monday, December 5, 2022
The song says this is “most wonderful time of the year,” but for many, the holidays only mean longer hours of work, heaps of bills and higher blood pressure. Professor Steve Courtright studies stress and says research finds the typical person’s stress levels bound 30- 40% during this final month of the year.
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Aging gracefully: Workers don't always need more sick days as they age

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Yiduo Shao, assistant professor of management & entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of Business, says countries with higher per capita health care spending don’t see a significant difference in sick days taken by younger and older workers.
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Crypto-millionaires? Hardly. A quarter of crypto traders ‘earn less than $10,000 a year’

Monday, November 28, 2022
It’s going to be some time before we really know how badly the cryptocurrency bubble and subsequent collapse has hit the retirement savings of people who can’t really afford it.
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What do CFOs think of earnings guidance?

Monday, November 28, 2022
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that financial officers expect to continue issuing quarterly earnings guidance to analysts and investors despite risks and the criticism that it encourages short-term thinking from managers. The survey also found that many of them seriously overestimate their ability to issue accurate earnings guidance.
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What do Brittany Spears' perfume, Ghiradelli chocolate, and Toms Shoes have in common? They all use this overlooked sales strategy.

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Customers want their experience to be as close to what the founder intended as possible.