Trying to sell a house? UI study finds virtual tours will bring more $$$

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A University of Iowa study finds virtual home tours are a big factor in selling houses at prices two-to-three percent higher than similar homes without online tours.

Pairing autonomous delivery trucks with human delivery could save transportation companies millions

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Take a peek outside on a busy street, and chances are that a UPS, FedEx, USPS, or other delivery truck is finagling its way through traffic. On any given day, an average of 50 million packages are being delivered in the United States. In the next six years, those numbers are expected to double: industry insiders predict a total of 100 million packages will arrive at their destination every single day in 2026.

Seeking control when everyone’s getting sick, consumers flock to the familiar

Friday, June 26, 2020

Sales of familiar brand name products increase during health emergencies like COVID-19 or influenza because they give consumers a sense of control over an uncontrollable situation, according to a new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.

A hand on the shoulder was good for business but COVID-19 changed everything

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Touching happens all the time in business settings. Colleagues and associates tap each other on the arm, touch their shoulders, or give pats on the back. Sometimes, if news is good, they even hug. It’s a way to get someone’s attention, offer congratulations, or persuade them.

40/40/20

Saturday, May 9, 2020

A day in the life of Henry B. Tippie Research Professor Jon Garfinkel.

The rising tide: When it comes to climate change, the market is listening

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

When it comes to climate change, the market is listening.

Kid concerns kill creativity, career

Friday, March 6, 2020

Career-driven workers focused on promotion may unwittingly hold themselves back with a “creativity tax” they pay through concern for their family’s well-being, a new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business finds.

When the boss is sick of your complaining

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Employees are often advised to frame conversations with their bosses as offering solutions to workplace problems instead of just pointing out what isn’t working, lest they earn a reputation as a squeaky wheel.

Emeritus professor Timothy Lowe reflects on the evolution of operations research

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Timothy Lowe, professor emeritus and Chester A. Phillips Professor of Operations Management, was recently profiled in an oral histories video by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Firms were slow to adopt At-The-Market offerings, but Tippie study shows they are now embraced

Sunday, January 19, 2020

A study from the University of Iowa finds that a new form of issuing stock that doesn’t require an investment banker has been embraced by certain types of businesses those banks typically eschew.