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

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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

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

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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 Business at the University of Iowa and has done research on the matter and believes it boils down to people revaluating their work-life balance.

Using social media to support student mental health

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Instagram isn’t just a channel for influencers—it also can help business schools identify and assist students most at risk.

Home food delivery still going strong for Iowa businesses

Friday, September 17, 2021

A study by the Marketing Institute at the University of Iowa’s Henry B. Tippie College of Business found online delivery services averaged 25 percent growth last year, but is predicted to grow by about 3.5 percent post-COVID-19, according to Peggy Stover, associate professor in the program.

Tippie professor adapts economic model to understand vaccine hesitancy

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Richard Peter and his colleague have conducted research to help public health officials better understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and tailor messaging to address it.

What virtual study abroad is like at the Tippie College of Business

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Twenty-year-old Shelby Enger, a sophomore studying marketing and communications at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, took part in a virtual study abroad course through the school’s Tippie College of Business. During the three-week summer course, “Introduction to Global Business: Asia Pacific,” Enger expanded her knowledge of Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore by virtually touring those regions and connecting with business leaders there.

Breakfast competition heats up among fast food, convenience stores

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

There’s a breakfast war heating up now in Iowa to try and capture customers who are once again venturing out of their homes following pandemic shutdowns. Tippie's Peggy Stover weighs in.

Tippie researcher designs new model to help understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Monday, August 30, 2021

Infections and hospitalizations from COVID-19 are on the rise again but millions of Americans are still hesitant to take a vaccine to protect them. A Tippie researcher recently adapted a long-standing economic model of decision-making to include people's resistance to the vaccine to make it easier for epidemiologists, economists, and public health experts to forecast the virus’ impact despite this hesitation. 

Experts at UI suggest ordering holiday presents early to avoid shipping delays

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

If you want your holiday gifts to arrive in time to be under the tree Christmas morning or the first night of Hanukkah, a logistics and supply chain expert at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business suggests you order them now.

Want to hire and retain the best employees? The key might be location, location, location

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Businesses that want to hire and retain the best employees should think more about their real estate.

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that employees who work in a well-located office are willing to work harder and show more commitment to their jobs. Researcher Tom Gruca, professor of marketing at the Tippie College of Business, says workers see a good office location as a signal that their employer values them enough to invest in a good workplace.