To ensure on-time delivery, order your holiday gifts well in advance this year. Like, now.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

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

The Great Resignation

Friday, July 9, 2021

The American economy is opening back up and millions of workers are responding with… a giant shrug. Millions are quitting their jobs to find something new, a phenomenon that analysts like Tippie’s Stephen Courtright are calling the “the great resignation.” How to prepare your company.

The Great Resignation – concern or catalyst?

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Imagine if 25% of your workforce quit tomorrow. Labor statistics and numerous surveys point to one thing – a significant portion of employees are ready to give notice. Dubbed the Great Resignation, this wave of departures is sweeping across virtually every industry. 

Radio Iowa: Tippie's Stephen Courtright on what is leading some workers to quit jobs

Monday, June 28, 2021

With the long pandemic coming to a gradual end, many Iowans are considering job changes—and even career changes—as we begin to emerge from the months of isolation. Stephen Courtright, a professor of management and entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa, says COVID-19 has forced many professionals to sit tight and ride it out but now, they’re getting the itch to make a move.

Millions of Americans quitting their jobs during ‘The Great Resignation’

Monday, June 28, 2021

They’re calling it “The Great Resignation.” Nearly four million Americans quit their jobs in April. That’s the highest total ever and nearly double the number who quit a year ago. The number of people quitting is adding to the labor shortages companies are facing. Tippie Professor Stephen Courtright says people are using the pandemic as a time to reset.

The great resignation: Business experts say Iowans are job hunting right now

Thursday, June 24, 2021

New numbers from the state show Iowa's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in May to 3.9%. That's up from 3.8% in April. Right now, Iowa is seeing some of the lowest unemployment numbers - with the national rate at 5.8%. While some Iowans are unemployed, the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business is hearing from industry leaders who say a lot of people are also job hunting or are looking to change careers right now.

Business Analytics masters students win the 2021 Frontier Co-op Case Competition

Friday, March 19, 2021

This March, sixty University of Iowa students participated the Frontier Co-op Case Competition, solving real-world sustainable business problems and competing for $4,000 in cash prizes.

Out of 22 finalists, Elias Escobedo-Gonzalez and Antonio Robles, two students earning their master’s in business analytics at the Tippie College of Business, took first place and won $1,200 for their solution to improving employee well-being during COVID-19.

Business Analytics capstone project finds better outcomes for COVID-19 patients on a low dose aspirin regimen

Friday, March 19, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic was spreading globally, University of Iowa master’s student Zachary Veigulis (BA14/MS20) spent the summer of 2020 studying Veteran’s Affairs (VA) patient data to determine what factors affected patient outcomes when they contracted the virus.

College students accounted for in latest COVID-19 relief package

Monday, March 8, 2021

College students claimed as dependents will be included in the next round of stimulus checks, once President Joe Biden signs the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. Sarah Frank, a lecturer of economics in the Tippie College of Business, said these stimulus checks have a dual purpose of helping families who are struggling while also injecting more money into the economy.

Virtual study abroad in Italy receives positive response and unexpected benefits

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Nearly two dozen University of Iowa students had the opportunity to travel virtually to Italy over the winter term, thanks to the Virtual International Business in Italy course offering through the Tippie College of Business.