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Timing Everything with NFL Contracts

When renegotiating a contract in the NFL, timing is of the essence — the player can benefit financially the earlier in the offseason the contract is signed, while the team can benefit by waiting — and can mean a difference of hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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After the World Cup, Rio Will Be Ready For 2016, Olympic Expert Says

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Avoiding Buyer's Remorse: Is Product Satisfaction Higher When Consumers Are Flush?

According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are less satisfied with what they have purchased with their bottom dollar compared to when they have money in the bank.

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African American Homeownership Increasingly Unstable

New forms of racial inequality make homeownership a risky investment for African-Americans, according to a new study by Cornell and Rice University sociologists.

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'Microsoft Should Try to Implement Layoffs as Quickly as Possible'

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Index Ranks 143 Countries on Ability to Innovate, Led by Switzerland, UK, Sweden

Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Sweden topped this year’s Global Innovation Index, which surveyed 143 economies using 81 indicators to gauge their innovation capabilities.

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IFT Global Food Traceability Center Appoints Two New Advisory Council Members

Ian Williams, PhD, Chief of the Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Robert Gravani, PhD, CFS, Food Science Professor at Cornell University, have both recently joined the Advisory Council for the Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC).

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Man’s Best Friend Goes Gourmet: Nine Emerging Trends in Pet Food

Four out of five pet owners now consider their pet a member of the family, and consumers are shifting their priorities when it comes to purchasing food for their pets accordingly (Mintel, Pet Food, 2013). In the July issue of Food Technology Magazine, published by the Institute of Food Technologists, Contributing Editor A. Elizabeth Sloan writes about recent trends in gourmet pet food.

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Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit to Explore Business Strategies in Which People Excel, Companies Prosper and Nature Thrives

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Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit will bring together leading business executives, management scholars, policymakers and others from around the world Oct. 15-17 at Case Western Reserve University.

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Mom Was Wrong: You Should Talk to Strangers

Epley and co-author Juliana Schroder found that participants in the experiments not only underestimated others’ interest in connecting, but also reported positive experiences by both being spoken to and to speaking with a stranger.

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