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International Technology Companies Struggling to Balance Productivity with Worker Quality of Life

Researchers have completed an intensive four year study (funded by National Science Foundation) that addresses the conundrum between worker productivity and the need for work life balance. Although they studies the crucial global Information Technology (IT) workforce, the key findings apply to all workers.

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Optimizing Innovation in the Age of Digital Technologies: Put People Before Machines

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Features insights from the Batten Institute at UVA Darden's recent Innovators’ Roundtable

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Artificial Intelligence Expert: “Robots to Kill Jobs”

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AI Expert Kevin LaGrandeur Argues That Automation, Not Outsourcing, Will Be the Key Driver of Forced Joblessness

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In Defense of Indirect Confrontation: Managing Cross-Culture Conflict

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Highlights UVA Darden Professor Kristin Behfar’s research on cross-culture conflicts in the workplace and discusses the nature of indirect vs. direct confrontation.

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Older Entrepreneurs an Untapped Force for Economic Stability

The number of older adults who are self-employed outweighs that of young adults, suggesting that people of 50 years and older still have a significant role to play in economies around the world—this according to a new Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Special Report on Senior Entrepreneurship.

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Products Can Be Pals When You’re Lonely, but It May Cost You, Study Finds

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According to a new study, it appears humanlike products do keep people from seeking out normal human interaction, which is typically how people try to recover from loneliness. However, there are limits to this phenomenon, and the long-term consequences are unclear, the researchers said.

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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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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 Media and Work Relations: Do People “Like” Their Boss?

Marketing expert Deborah Cohn of NYIT School of Management and conflict resolution expert Joshua Bienstock (also at NYIT) have won two grants to research social media behaviors and work relationships across four countries.

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Don't Smile Too Big to Be Effective in Online Marketing Ads, Study Finds

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If you're seeking investments through online marketing or crowd-funding websites, be sure to smile in your profile photo or your post. But maybe not too big.







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