Feb. 27, 2015 — People who receive electronic correspondence from work after hours become angry more often than not and that can interfere with their personal lives, a new study from a management researcher ... full story
Feb. 25, 2015 — Big name brands in the United States and Western Europe face a serious and growing threat from successful store brands. A new study explains why store brands have taken some countries by storm while ... full story
Feb. 25, 2015 — Changes in pension and employment policies are making it increasingly necessary for older people in the UK to work beyond the age of 65. However, new research fnds significant differences in the ... full story
Feb. 25, 2015 — Free trials are wildly popular, but customers attracted with these promotions behave very differently from standard customers, according to a new ... full story
Feb. 25, 2015 — Seventy-five percent of movies earn a net loss during their run in theaters. A new study finds that brain activity visible through EEG measures may be a much cheaper and more accurate way to predict ... full story
Feb. 25, 2015 — Salespeople have long believed that by imagining themselves as the customer, they can steer clear of their own personal preferences and make decisions that will appeal to consumers in general. ... full story
Feb. 25, 2015 — Charities are always trying to understand what type of appeal will increase the likelihood of donations. According to a new study in the Journal of Marketing Research, people are also very driven by ... full story
Feb. 20, 2015 — A new study found that when hypothetical employers and professional recruiters listened to or read job candidates' job qualifications, they rated the candidates as more competent, thoughtful and ... full story
Feb. 20, 2015 — Drugs are usually associated with vulnerable social groups. New research reveals that amphetamine, however, is used by some in physically demanding manual jobs - to sustain long working ... full story
Feb. 18, 2015 — Companies are starting to embrace social media as a viable disclosure channel for product recalls, with the goal of limiting and repairing damage to the firms' reputation. Using a sample of 405 ... full story
Feb. 18, 2015 — Social psychologists conducted five studies to explore the effects of different kinds of opening offers in negotiations. "For years, we taught students to avoid making range offers in ... full story
Feb. 18, 2015 — Unemployment can change peoples' core personalities, making some less conscientious, agreeable and open, which may make it difficult for them to find new jobs, according to new ... full story
Leader of the Pack: Study of Voles and Owls Show Rise of Individuals With Greatest Influence on Collective Group BehaviorFeb. 18, 2015 — Who takes charge during a disaster or at an accident scene? The question has intrigued sociologists since Gustave Le Bon first studied "herd behavior" in nineteenth-century France. The ... full story
Feb. 17, 2015 — New research suggests women seek more options in dating partners near ovulation -- when they are most fertile -- which may lead them to also seek a greater variety of products and ... full story
- International marketing: Are store brands becoming a global phenomenon?
- Stark inequalities in aging as UK government encourages people to work longer
- Consumer behavior and free trials: What makes a customer stay?
- Blockbusters: Can EEGs predict a movie's success better than surveys?
- Predicting consumer preferences? Do NOT walk a mile in their shoes
- Fundraising 101: Tempting alternatives increase willingness to donate
- Workplace negativity can hurt productivity
- Why companies don't learn from their mistakes
- The sound of intellect: Job seeker's voice reveals intelligence
- Amphetamine gets the job done: Using drugs to work long hours
- How social media can help, hurt companies during product recalls
- When it comes to an opening number, sometimes the best bargaining move is to offer two
- Basic personality changes linked to unemployment, study finds
- Leader of the pack: Study of voles and owls show rise of individuals with greatest influence on collective group behavior
- How income fraud made the housing bubble worse
- Women seek greater variety in men and consumer products near ovulation
- How to avoid a bad hire
- Workplace bullying a vicious circle
- Treadmill desks offer limited benefits, pose challenges in the workplace, study shows
- Research shows benefits of silicon carbide for sensors in harsh environments
- An Internet of Things reality check
- Increasing individualism in US linked with rise of white-collar jobs
- Novel method projects growth potential of new firms: Which tech businesses will thrive?
- Researchers to begin work with news organizations in an effort to advance aerial journalism
- Choosing a cell phone, prescription drug plan or new car? Read this first
- Customers who binge-consume are more valuable, says study
- Can we talk? Patients may avoid topic of work-related asthma for fear of losing jobs
- Keep your enemies close? Study finds greater proximity to opponents leads to more polarization
- Finding valuable materials in metallurgical dumps
- Interconnected IT for business models in rural areas
- Amazon.com benefits from collaboration between competing firms
- Building trustworthy big data algorithms
- Is this the year you join the top one percent? Affluence more fluid than once thought
- Privacy challenges: Just four vague pieces of info can identify you, and your credit card
- To reassure electric car buyers, combine battery leasing with better charging
- Public startups boom under JOBS Act, study shows
- Ads effective even in the midst of multitasking, studies find
- Bad middle managers are just a reflection of their bosses, study says
- Business: Experts urge audit transparency: Many firms outsource audit work
- Would you tell your manager you had a mental health problem?
- Stock market changes: Patents provide insight into Wall Street 'technology arms race'
- Unemployment benefits do not discourage job seekers from returning to work
- Reducing work-family conflicts in the workplace helps people to sleep better
- 'Organizational forgetting' erodes quality gains in supply chains
- Not So Obvious: Consumers Don't Just Assume Bundled Products Are a Better Value
- Marketing a new product? Getting consumers to visualize using it could backfire
- Does black-and-white advertising help consumers make better decisions?
- When the price just feels right: Do rounded numbers appeal to our emotions?
- Job seekers with 'learning' attitude have more success
- Heightened scents: Do ambient fragrances make consumers purchase more?
- Health consciousness: Do consumers believe healthy food always tastes bad?
- Does corporate social responsibility reduce negative reviews for bad service?
- Ecocentricity: How do consumers decide what makes a product 'green'?
- Buying cars: Do product features matter more than brands?
- How do emerging market firms compete in developed markets? The case of India
- How attached to our smart phones are we?
- New research reveals the power of hierarchy in high-pressure situations
- Help wanted: Fast food cashier, $15 an hour
- 'Trustworthy' hedge fund execs generate more business but weaker returns
- Hostile boss? Study finds advantages to giving it right back
- Inventors choose to reveal their secret sauce before patent approval
- In the mood to trade? Weather may influence institutional investors' stock decisions
- Huge 3-D displays without 3-D glasses
- New ideas do not necessarily contribute to the success of innovative enterprises
- Workers' feedback vital to reduce time wasted in meetings
- Fear of terror may lead to job burnout over time
- Best job performance comes from match between first, later work experiences
- Quantum optical hard drive breakthrough
- Burnt-out workers more likely to make irrational decisions
- University or University of Life? Neither provides workers with necessary people skills
- Staying in touch during out-of-office hours damages workers' wellbeing
- Good quality me-time vital for home and work wellbeing
- Doing more with less: Steering a quantum path to improved internet security
- Guilty co-workers make ethical partners?
- Industrial clusters fuel economies, study shows
- Throwing money at data breach may make it worse
- Closing the loop for greener production: Technique to analyze production processes highlights financial benefits of recycling
- Big data may be fashion industry's next must-have accessory
- Privacy policies good for big business, not so good for consumers
- Employees who are open about religion are happier, study suggests