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Tippie research looks to maximize supervisor, remote worker productivity

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

A $1.1 million grant from the CDC will help researchers in the UI colleges of business and public health investigate how to maximize productivity while maintaining worker wellbeing in remote work environments over the next five years.

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.

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.

Before her time: A deep dive into the epic history of Mary E. Murphy (BSC27)

Monday, October 18, 2021

The story of Mary Elizabeth Murphy (BSC27) is one of family, wanderlust, and success. It’s a story as old as Iowa City itself and a testament to where higher education can take you. But above all, it’s a story of firsts—including her becoming the first woman CPA in the state and the first accounting Fulbright Scholar in the world.

Tippie College of Business honored for preparing career-ready business analytics professionals

Friday, October 8, 2021

The Tippie College of Business' Department of Business Analytics was presented with the UPS George D. Smith Prize Friday, which recognizes the leading university in the world for excellence in preparing students to practice in the areas of analytics or operations research. 

How to rebuild trust in your relationships

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Since trust is fundamental to relationships, trying to restore the feeling once it's lost might seem impossible. But if you're the offender in a breakdown of trust, know that all hope might not be lost.

Hear from Tippie's Michele Williams and other trust and relationship experts in this CNN article.

$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.