After trending on GitHub, time to be a manager?

When crowdsourcing goes really well, team leaders often need to rely on traditional organizational management structure to get the work done, research on GitHub finds.

Laurel Thomas-Michigan • futurity
April 28, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: business internet society-and-culture managers

How COVID-19 has disrupted the food supply chain

COVID-19 has disrupted the American food supply chain. Two experts talk about the changes and if things will ever get back to normal.

D'Lyn Ford-NC State • futurity
April 23, 2020 ~20 min

Tags: business covid-19 food consumers society-and-culture

When Americans go back to work, things won’t be the same

Americans will have to change how they do business to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. Here's what it could look like.

Jason Maderer-Carnegie Mellon • futurity
April 20, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: business covid-19 jobs consumers society-and-culture social-lives

Loyalty programs keep customers coming back

Loyalty programs may help businesses get back on their feet once the US economy returns to normal after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chuck Finder-WUSTL • futurity
April 16, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: business covid-19 money emotions consumers society-and-culture

Restarting the economy too soon could damage it more

Preventing people getting sick with COVID-19 and saving lives is better for the economy than reopening businesses too soon, a new paper finds.

Lawrence Goodman-Brandeis • futurity
April 15, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: business covid-19 economy united-states health-and-medicine

Bandwagon effect beats advice from human experts and A.I.

AI experts can sway our opinions as much as human ones, new research shows. But when the crowd goes the other way, we're more likely to follow.

Matt Swayne-Penn State • futurity
April 14, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: social-media artificial-intelligence business science-and-technology social-lives

7 things ease the switch to remote-only workplaces

An abrupt transition to a remote-only workplace poses challenges to both management and employees. Two experts explain what it takes to get it right.

Edmund L. Andrews-Stanford • futurity
April 10, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: business covid-19 internet jobs featured society-and-culture social-lives workplaces managers

When will social distancing end? It may be a while

A new report suggests a plan for getting through the COVID-19 pandemic and opening things up again. It looks like a long road ahead, experts warn.

Johns Hopkins University • futurity
April 9, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: business covid-19 viruses social-lives health-and-medicine

People think ‘fake news’ works more on others

The "third-person effect" may account for why people think they aren't as influenced by fake news as other people, researchers say.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
April 8, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: social-media business internet journalism society-and-culture beliefs

Even now, the grocery supply chain gets a ‘Triple-A’

"The fact that you are able to go to the store and find 75% of your grocery list is a testament to the agility of grocery supply chains."

NC State • futurity
April 7, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: business covid-19 consumers society-and-culture

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