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Financial sleuth: Shawn Fox always finds the money

Monday, November 8, 2021

Shawn Fox (BBA96) is glad he was an attentive student. Advice from now Emeritus Associate Professor Richard Tubbs not only saved him from possible prison time, but set him on track for an exciting career, one in which he often plays the leading role in courtroom drama and fraud investigations.

Hitting all the fairways

Monday, November 8, 2021

The University of Iowa’s strengths in accounting, writing, and athletics provided Stephanie Herzog (BBA21) the perfect place to succeed as a student, creative writer, and Hawkeye golfer.

Pro tip for 2021 holiday shopping: Stay flexible and don’t panic buy

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Some listeners might have thought she was crying wolf, when they heard a logistics and supply chain expert from the University of Iowa say to buy their Christmas gifts back in July.

The predictions were correct from Jen Blackhurst, a UI professor of business analytics, and we’re now seeing products ranging from video games to sirloin steaks have vanished from store shelves.

Robots are taking clerical jobs, too, studies show

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Tippie College of Business researchers take a closer look.

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.

Less is more: 2021 Sullivan Scholar in Residence Terri Yohn

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Terri Yohn argues that more disaggregation is not better.

“Why go through all the accounting gymnastics, if its not going to help you forecast better?” she asked faculty and Ph.D. students in a lecture at the Tippie College of Business in September. Yohn is a professor at Emory University and pioneering accounting researcher.

The power of the fourth estate

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Media coverage of corporate wrongdoing is an important part of holding executives accountable, according to a new study from Tippie's Dain Donelson, and shows the value of a robust watchdog media.