Companies taking political stands might miss out on top talent

Friday, November 5, 2021

As more businesses stake out political positions on hot button issues, a new study from a researcher at the Tippie College of Business finds they might be making it difficult to recruit top employees because a significant number of job seekers consider those positions when deciding where to apply.

Immoral entrenchment: Study shows firms more likely to fight recalls when product causes injury or death

Friday, October 29, 2021

Firms that face a recall notice are more apt to fight the order if it involves the injury or death of people using the product, according to a researcher at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.

Tippie grant from CDC will help businesses better manage home-based workers

Monday, October 18, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic gave Americans a taste of working from that many want to continue, so researchers at the Tippie College of Business are developing new techniques to help even the smallest organization more effectively manage their home-based workforce.

$1 million CDC grant to help researchers improve work from home management

Monday, October 4, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the Tippie College of Business and the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest in the College of Public Health. Researchers will use the five-year grant to investigate better methods of training supervisors to manage employees who work remotely. 

Companies need to be ready for #MeToo impact

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

This KCRG-TV9 video and print story discusses sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. Assistant Professor Beth Livingston is interviewed.

When the boss brings family problems to the office

Thursday, November 16, 2017

An award-winning study from the Tippie College of Business finds that workplace supervisors who verbally abuse their employees often do so because they’re bringing problems from home to the office.

Carter delivers lecture on urban revitalization, sustainability

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Majora Carter delivers lecture on improving communities through sustainable economic development.

Business scholars seek to highlight gulf with real world

Thursday, November 10, 2016

US academics say ‘greatest challenge facing management scholars’ is proving the worth of research in the field.

Osborn to lead Junior Achievement of Central Iowa

Monday, September 26, 2016

Junior Achievement of Central Iowa's board has hired Ryan Osborn as the organization's new president, effective Oct. 17. Osborn, who has been director of advancement at Dowling Catholic High School for the past six years, currently serves on the JA of Central Iowa board of directors. Osborn has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa, a Master of Education degree from Loyola University, and will receive an MBA from UI's Henry B. Tippie School of Management.

Employee ownership can boost corporate profits

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Companies that reward workers with stakes in the business have an edge over those that don't, shows a global study.