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.

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.

How core team members affect team performance

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Modern workplaces increasingly use crew-based teams—groups of individuals who fill different roles and are brought together to complete a task. However, a new study from the Tippie College of Business suggests that experience with the core member of the team—or the team member that is more central to the workflow—is critical for successful performance.

Tippie Analytics a finalist for international analytics award

Friday, February 26, 2021

University of Iowa’s Department of Business Analytics is one of three finalists for the prestigious UPS George D. Smith Prize given annually by INFORMS, the largest international association of analytics and operations research professionals.

Intimate partner violence is a workplace issue

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Intimate partner violence, or IPV, is often perceived as a private occurrence; in reality, it also affects virtually every aspect of a victim’s life, including their work life. Tippie's Beth Livingston researched what role organizations can play in the understanding and prevention of IPV. Data shows that work is one of the few spaces where people feel they can seek help, and that colleagues may be a victim’s only ally. At the same time, the financial freedom work gives people can make them a target for abuse. So what can organizations do to help?
 

Study finds employers’ reviews of job applicants’ social media fraught with problems

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

A new study from Tippie researcher Chad Van Iddekinge suggests that reviewing job applicants’ social media sites may not be an effective way to assess the candidates, and doing so may also conflict with federal employment law.