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Fraudsters far worse when whistles blow

August 16, 2017

Companies are more likely to be hit with financial penalties—and likely to pay far higher ones—when a whistleblower is involved in a government enforcement process, according to research by Jaron Wilde in the Tippie College of Bsiness.

Feeling lonely? Evolution is partly to blame

August 9, 2017

Research on loneliness by Jing "Alice" Wang, associate professor of marketing, is mentioned in these two articles.

As feds strengthen whistleblower protections, Missouri heads the other way

August 6, 2017

Article mentions research by Jaron Wilde, assistant professor of accounting, regarding how companies positively changed their behavior in financial reporting for up to two years after having been caught by whistleblowers.

More Des Moines companies giving employees unlimited vacation

August 3, 2017

Tippie professor Michele Williams comments on the concept of unlimited vacation time in this Des Moines Register article.

The handshake: Is it a power move?

August 1, 2017

This article discusses the five key things for a memorable-for-all-the-right-reasons handshake.

Crayola colors outside the lines

July 31, 2017

Crayola is aiming to remain relevant among tech-savvy kids. Melanie Boulden, a Tippie 1998 MBA grad who joined Crayola as senior vice-president of U.S. and global marketing two years ago, was hired to imbue Crayola with a fresh marketing spirit. Read more about her efforts in this Ad Age article.

UI business students aim to boost RAGBRAI's economic impact on Protivin, other towns along route

July 27, 2017

The small northeastern Iowa town of Protivin is getting a helping hand from some Hawkeyes during this year’s RAGBRAI ride.