UI research finds employees less likely to work with politically-opposed companies

Monday, November 29, 2021

New research from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business' Chad Van Iddekinge shows prospective employees’ political beliefs factor into their job applications, including a reluctance to work with companies who have different political opinions from their own.

New research shows side hustles can boost full-time job performance

Monday, November 29, 2021

The study, co-authored by a University of Iowa professor, finds those engaging in gig work on the side such as Uber, Airbnb, or Etsy are likely to see a positive increase in performance at their full-time jobs.

Study: Company partisanship hurts hiring

Thursday, November 18, 2021

From Chick-fil-A to Starbucks, more corporations and CEOs are addressing social and political issues, especially as millennials and Gen Z pressure them to take public stances.

Yes, but: Those stances are a double-edged sword when it comes to hiring talent, especially in our current workforce shortage, according to a new study from the University of Iowa.

Robots are taking clerical jobs, too, studies show

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Tippie College of Business researchers take a closer look.

How a side hustle can boost performance at your regular job

Monday, November 1, 2021

A new study shows that moonlighting lifts your mood—and your effectiveness from 9 to 5.

What if it never gets easier to be a working parent?

Monday, November 1, 2021

The shock of the pandemic threw care taking arrangements into disarray. Many families find themselves back in the same precarious arrangement they had before, with the burden still on mothers.

There's value in going to the office, but some people love working from home

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Michele Williams of the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business joins Ben Kieffer on Iowa Public Radio to talk about the future of the office, why the office matters, how employees can negotiate working from home after the pandemic, and how managers have been trying to foster a virtual company culture.

Tippie's Michele Williams talks about why there's an increase in Americans quitting their jobs

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

As days pass, U.S. citizens are learning new ways to adapt to the constantly changing economy. The most recent change is the number of laborers available in the workforce. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the amount of Americans quitting their jobs increased in August by 4.3 million.

Dr. Michele Williams, an Assistant Professor of Management in Entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa and has done research on the matter and believes it boils down to people revaluating their work-life balance.

Tippie research looks to maximize supervisor, remote worker productivity

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

A $1.1 million grant from the CDC will help researchers in the UI colleges of business and public health investigate how to maximize productivity while maintaining worker wellbeing in remote work environments over the next five years.

UI professors study AI's effect on office work

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

A $150,000 National Science Foundation grant went to a cross-disciplinary effort to learn the impact of AI on clerical jobs, including Assistant Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship Beth Livingston.