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Accounting, Risk Management, risk mitigation, enterprise risk management, Corporate Governance, Strategic Planning, Finance, Management, CFO, Business, Research

Survey: Corporate Risks Rising – but Risk Management Efforts Not Keeping Pace

New research finds most executives see risks increasing in both number and complexity – but those same executives say their organizations’ risk management efforts may not be staying abreast of those risks.

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UVA Darden, darden school of business, Asset Management, Financial Disclosure, Government Regulation, Investing, Stock Market, Pedro Matos

Active vs. Passive Funds: The Mutual Fund Shell Game

Highlights Professor Pedro Matos’ research into supposedly actively managed funds and their performance against passively managed index funds — the first to examine the issue on a global scale.

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Ivory, Wildlife Conservation, Elephant, Poaching, Antique Trade

The Elephant in the Sale Room: New Report Calls for Significant Change to UK Regulations on the Sale of Ivory

A new report out today (14 March) calls for a significant change to laws governing the sale of ivory in the UK.

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Companies Located Near an IRS Office More Likely to Face an Audit and Avoid More Taxes

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Researchers examined tax records of public companies from fiscal years 1996 to 2012 and found a positive association between a company's geographic proximity to an IRS territory manager’s office and IRS audit likelihood as well as tax avoidance.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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diversity training, Workplace Issues, Cultural Differences, organizational bias, Cultural Awareness, business diversity, diversity programs

New Research Helps Organizations Deliver Stronger Diversity Training

While diversity training programs are a good way to build awareness of cultural differences, they usually are not as effective at changing attitudes and behaviors toward diverse groups in the workplace, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

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Money, credit unions, Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion , Bill Maurer

UCI Co-Launches Research Hub on Impact of New Technologies on Credit Unions

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Irvine, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 — The Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion at the University of California, Irvine and the Filene Research Institute – a credit union and consumer finance think tank in Wisconsin – have launched a research hub at UCI dedicated to the study of how emerging technologies affect credit union business practices and clients.

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Banks, Investors, Business, Emerging Markets, University of Vermont, Data Access

Banks Hold Major Information Advantage Over Other Investors

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Maybe Gordon Gekko was right when he said that information was the most valuable commodity of all. A new study showing major investment advantages for banks in countries where public economic data is scarce seems to support that claim by the fictional corporate raider in the 1987 movie Wall Street.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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UVA Darden, UVA Darden School of Business, Jim Detert, Business Ethics, Leadership, Vulnerability, Courage, Workplace Communication, Fred Keller, Cascade Engineering, Voluntary Vulnerability

Workplace Courage: When Vulnerability Signals Strength

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UVA Darden Professor Jim Detert discusses workplace courage and a surprising behavior that makes for strong leadership: embracing voluntary vulnerability.

Business

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UVA Darden School of Business, Ed Hess, Smart Machines, SMA, AI, Emotional Intelligence, Human interaction, Teamwork, Technology

To Excel in the Smart Machine Age, We Need Others

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An excerpt of Darden Professor Ed Hess’ new book, Humility Is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age. In it, he explains why connecting with others and building trust will be so important to the workplace in the coming Smart Machine Age.

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Babson

Babson College Welcomes Newest Cohort of Posse Scholars and Awards Four-Year, Full-Tuition Scholarships

Ten high school seniors from New York City have been awarded Posse Scholarships at Babson College. The group, selected to be part of Babson Posse 14, will serve as the institution’s newest cohort of youth leaders joining the Class of 2021 in the Fall of 2017.







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