Brands can get political, say more marketing leaders

Survey results show that marketing leaders are more open to their brands getting political. Here are some other trends in the field, as well.

Duke University | Sept. 4, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture business marketing politics trends

Gun retailers could help prevent suicide

Many gun retailers in Washington state say they'd be willing to train employees to spot those at risk of suicide.

Kim Eckart-Washington | Aug. 22, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine business guns suicide weapons

Who wins and who loses when airlines form alliances?

International airline alliances can save connecting passengers money on airfare. But those flying nonstop may not be so fortunate.

Heather Ashbach-UC Irvine | July 29, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture airplanes business consumers money

10 things that make trendy brands ‘cool’

How do brands build a "cool" image? What makes cool brands fall off? New research identifies the 10 factors that matter most.

Greta Guest-Michigan | July 21, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture business clothing consumers emotions marketing trends

Fake resumes root out real hiring bias

The way firms rate fake resumes sheds light on the way conscious and unconscious bias shapes who gets the job.

Caroline Pennartz-Penn | July 19, 2019 | futurity
~11 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture bias business ethnicity gender jobs race

How does your productivity stack up?

Survey results and research by MIT Sloan’s Bob Pozen reveal common habits and skills among highly productive managers.

MIT Sloan Executive Education | July 16, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: sloan-school-of-management business-and-management sloan-executive-education research

Doctor burnout costs health care system $4.6 billion a year, Harvard study says

Physician burnout is costing the U.S. health care system an estimated $4.6 billion annually, according to new research from an international team led by a Harvard Business School researcher.

Alvin Powell | July 12, 2019 | harvard
~4 mins   

Tags: health-medicine alvin-powell burnout harvard-business-school health-care-costs health-care-policy joel-goh physician-burnout

‘Nice people finish last’ with investors, ‘Shark Tank’ shows

To study how investors judge pitches, researchers used an odd laboratory: the TV show "Shark Tank."

Jill Young Miller-Washington U. | June 28, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture business confidence investments money physical-appearance television

UK climate emergency: What does it mean for how we live?

How our life and work could be affected as Wales aims to reach zero carbon emissions by 2050.

By Sarah Dickins | June 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: porth environment machynlleth wales-business climate-change

Value of manufacturing to UK economy significantly underestimated, report claims

The economic value of manufacturing to the UK is being underestimated in official statistics, potentially by as much as half, presenting significant issues for policymakers, according to a new report from the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge University News | June 12, 2019 | cambridge
~5 mins   

Tags: manufacturing brexit industry business engineering

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