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Weatherhead School of Management Offers New Online Course About Coaching with Compassion

Behavioral and neuroscience research shows that coaching with compassion helps inspire and motivate people to learn, change and be effective leaders. Case Western Reserve University faculty members Ellen Van Oosten, Melvin Smith and Richard Boyatzis at the Weatherhead School of Management’s Department of Organizational Behavior will offer a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through Coursera beginning Oct. 5, titled “Conversations that Inspire: Coaching Learning, Leadership and Change.’’

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Iowa State Professor Weighs Pros and Cons of Mergers for Business and Consumers

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Investment in research and development is dwarfed by the money corporations spend to acquire other firms. And the return on that investment is not always beneficial for business or consumers, said David King, with Iowa State University’s College of Business.

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Study Sheds Light on How Willing We Are to Adjust Our Energy Bills

Homeowners can answer six questions, and contractors will know whether and how willing they are to install energy efficient upgrades. Heating and cooling make up 54 percent of American households’ utility bills, a primary concern for Randy Cantrell, a UF/IFAS assistant professor and Extension specialist in housing and community development. For some people, their monthly energy bill comes as sticker shock. But we all react differently when we open the envelope, and Cantrell calls that response “botheredness.”

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How to Trust What Your Customers Say About Your Brand

Marketers would love to get inside the consumer’s brain. And now they can. Researchers at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business are using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to see if what people say about brands matches what they are actually thinking.

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Raytheon CIO Honored with Fisher-Hopper Prize for CIO Leadership

The Fisher CIO Leadership Program, Institute for Business Innovation, has awarded Rebecca Rhoads, Raytheon Company president of Global Business Services and chief information officer, with the fourth annual 2015 Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership.

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Engineering Jobs In The Asia-Pacific: Help Is On The Way

There are plenty of engineering jobs in the Asia-Pacific, with a big push to diversification into design, manufacturing and developing a cybersecurity workforce in India.

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Dean Ernest J. Wilson III Joins Cal Wellness’ Board of Directors

The California Wellness Foundation’s (Cal Wellness) Board of Directors elected a new member, USC Annenberg Dean Ernest J. Wilson III

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RLI Leadership Accelerator Series Helps Radiologists Keep Pace with the Speed of Health Care Change

The Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) is launching the Leadership Accelerator Series. This new series uses the latest techniques and proven methodologies from leading institutions to offer attendees a total educational experience, complete with networking, peer learning, and self-paced study

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Marble Falls Opens on August 3

On August 3, Baylor Scott & White Health will open an acute-care hospital in Marble Falls, Texas near the intersection of U.S. 281 and TX 71

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AACC Announces 2015 Corporate Supporter Award Winners; Thanks Organizations for Their Invaluable Support

AACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the AACC 2015 Corporate Supporter Awards. Each year, AACC recognizes the companies and organizations that generously support the association through sponsorships, advertising, and exhibiting. These significant contributions make it possible for AACC to improve patient care by fostering research, innovation, and professional excellence in the field of laboratory medicine.