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Bosses Who “Phone Snub” Their Employees Risk Losing Trust and Engagement, Baylor Researchers Say

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Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to a new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

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Do You Know These 5 Ways to Protect Your Credit?

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As you start your holiday shopping, San Diego State cybersecurity expert Dr. Steven Andrés offers his best advice on safeguarding your money and your identity.

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Researchers Trained Neural Networks to Be Fashion Designers (Sort Of)

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Researchers from the University of California San Diego and Adobe Research have demonstrated how artificial intelligence and neural networks could one day create custom apparel designs to help retailers and apparel makers sell clothing to consumers based on what they learned from a buyer's preferences.

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Black Friday Deals Can Make You Spend More

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New research co-authored by a University of Delaware professor suggests that certain types of these discounts may cause consumers to spend more than they realize.

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All Black Friday Deals Are Not Created Equal

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Spend $200 on a great Christmas gift at the big box store and get a $50 gift card. Sounds like a great offer. It may, in fact, entice you to spend more than you normally would, warned a marketing expert at Washington University in St. Louis.

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American Dream Revised: New Study Says Homeowners Shouldn’t Count on Property Appreciation Creating Wealth

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The American Dream of homeownership as the path to creating wealth may be due for a revision. A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.

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New Research Finds People Will Desire Something Even More if You Increase Their Focus on It

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Study suggests ways marketing and clinical treatment can influence behavior

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Efforts to Revive Coal Industry Unlikely to Work, May Slow Job Growth

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Current federal efforts to revive the coal industry will likely do more harm than good to fragile Appalachian communities transitioning from coal as a major source of employment, according to a study conducted by Indiana University researchers.

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Eye-Catching Labels Stigmatize Many Healthy Foods

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Labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many healthy foods, a new University of Delaware-led study found.

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Giving Voice to Values: How to Counter Rationalizations Rationally

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Mary Gentile, a Professor at UVA Darden, discusses commonly confronted rationalizations and potential responses for those who wish to act effectively and with integrity under pressure. This is the companion piece to Giving Voice to Values: An Overview.







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