The burdens of informal leadership

Friday, May 14, 2021

Ambitious employees in informal leadership roles can get burned out when they don’t receive support from their bosses, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management in collaboration with Tippie's Jennifer Nahrgang.

The future of work

Thursday, May 13, 2021

We asked our faculty experts your most pressing questions as we reimagine the post-pandemic workplace.

Proof: Associate Professor Richard Peter has it

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Richard Peter writes his theoretical models by hand. Sheet after sheet of symbols and signs that may leave you scratching your head.

For the untrained eye, looking at his step-by-step derivations may raise lots of questions, but for the Department of Finance’s award-winning researcher, they answer questions.

Six Iowa leaders on pay inequity, salary transparency

Monday, March 29, 2021

The gender wage gap and pay equity are large, complex issues that can’t be solved by a silver bullet. But experts, including Tippie's Beth Livingston, agree that the best way to start addressing them is by talking about it and acknowledging that it exists.

Study finds your social media post impacts your job search

Monday, March 29, 2021

A University of Iowa study finds things you post on social media could prevent you from getting your dream job, even though it’s a fuzzy, gray area for potential employers to be scouring your online accounts.

Firms are less likely to share bad news when meeting with investors in groups. It’s not intentional.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Firms are less likely to share bad news when privately meeting with larger groups of investors, according to an award-winning study from the University of Iowa.

Celebrating Women Virtually: programming provided to empower for International Women’s Day and Month

Monday, March 8, 2021

University of Iowa organizations and institutions are providing programming that focuses on leadership and self-preservation throughout March in celebration of International Women’s Day and Month.

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.

Study shows that journalism matters in holding corporations accountable

Monday, March 8, 2021

Media coverage of corporate wrongdoing is an important part of holding executives accountable, according to a new study from a University of Iowa researcher, and shows the value of a robust watchdog media.

Corporations with workers on board more apt to maximize payroll, offshore less

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A company with worker representatives on its board of directors will cut pay and lay off employees less often than companies that don’t, while offshoring fewer jobs and producing more product that leads to larger payrolls, according to a new study from the University of Iowa.