Research standouts: Gender in the workplace

June 8, 2018

The Tippie College of Business accomplished a major coup in the past two years when it hired three new assistant professors in the Department of Management and Organizations (M&O) — Michele Williams, Rong Su, and Beth Livingston. Each woman is outstanding in her field of research, and serendipitously, what they have in common is an interest in gender research aimed at solving real-world business problems.

In the news

May 15, 2018

Finance faculty members Thomas Berry-Stolzle, Richard Peter, and Thomas Rietz comment on research in recent news articles in the Business Record. You must have a Business Record account to access the stories.

Study finds business websites that create interactive online communities generate more traffic than online billboards

April 2, 2018

A new study suggests that businesses generate more traffic to their websites if they turn them into online communities, with blogs, discussion forums, and links to social media sites.

Study suggests social media sentiment has little impact on stock returns

March 27, 2018

Businesses and organizations spend a lot of time and energy monitoring what customers say about them online, but do those conversations on social media affect the value of a company?

Behaving badly at work keeps you up at night

March 20, 2018

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that people are more likely to suffer from insomnia on days when they do not behave well at work.

Study finds religiously adherent companies have lower debt costs, higher credit ratings

March 19, 2018

A new study from the Tippie College of Business finds firms headquartered in more religiously observant counties have higher credit ratings and lower debt costs, evidence that suggests lenders and bondholders consider the company’s culture when deciding whether to give them money.

Luangrath receives early career contributor award

March 2, 2018

Andrea Luangrath, assistant professor of marketing, received the 2017 C.W. Park Young Contributor Award at February’s Society for Consumer Psychology conference.

Ethanol's next breakthrough? Turning greenhouse gas into fuel

February 2, 2018

Several Iowa MBA students are studying the economic potential of a discovery by Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists that could revolutionize the ethanol market in Iowa.

Williams brings research experience to her teachings on negotiation

February 1, 2018

Not all teams are successful—it takes good communication, skill diversity, and trust. Many courses taught in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business stress teamwork and its importance in business relationships. When Assistant Professor Michele Williams teaches the Dynamics of Negotiations course, she brings over 15 years of research into her classrooms.

Location plays key part in business innovation

January 23, 2018

UI study: States with industry, academia, and government support foster enterprise