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2014-04-09 10:04:04

Even six-year-olds know who you sit beside matters, whether you're in first grade or at a high-powered dinner. But now a new study, using the U.S. Senate Chamber as its laboratory, provides documented evidence of that phenomenon. It shows that where a person is located influences who they interact with and who they will turn to in order to build support for their own agenda. For the powerful however, seating arrangements don't make much of a difference. That's because the people they...

2014-02-27 23:31:38

ContactMonkey extends an exclusive offer to graduating students at the Richard Ivey School of Business, Schulich School of Business and the Rotman School of Management to track emails in Gmail and Outlook at no cost. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 You’ve worked hard to earn your degree, and now it’s time to make the most of it and find yourself a job out in the real world to flex your newly-built business muscles. The only problem? You’re not the only one looking for jobs...

2014-02-25 16:25:59

Oscar-nominated director uses his landmark film "12 Years a Slave" to educate a new generation on an important piece of American History LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve McQueen, award-winning director, producer, screenwriter and video artist, is the featured speaker at the launch of UCLA Anderson School of Management's new speaker series -- Entertainment that Matters on Feb. 28, 2014. The purpose of the program, developed by UCLA Anderson's Center for Management of...

2014-02-18 08:28:57

Available to Corporate Partners of the Institute, the portal provides access to 50 academic journals with articles covering 43 emerging economies across the past five years LOS ANGELES and ITHACA, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences and other research intensive organizations around the world,...

2014-02-12 16:25:26

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the vast wealth generated in the last half century, in today's world inequality is worsening and poverty is becoming increasingly chronic. Hundreds of millions of people continue to live on less than $2 per day and lack basic human necessities such as nutritious food, shelter, clean water, primary health care, and education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/DC64370) Innovating for the Global South: Towards an...

2014-01-10 11:22:35

It's no surprise that a cynical attitude towards the prospect of change makes change harder to implement. But it's important to understand that cynicism happens at an Individual and workplace-wide level and both must be addressed to get employee buy-in for change initiatives. What's more, leaders who can inspire their employees and make them feel confident in their work have the best chance of limiting the development of such disabling attitudes, says a study from the University of...

2014-01-06 12:25:10

February 10 Deadline for Submissions in 14 Competition Categories and Two Career Achievement Honors LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite journalists from print, online and broadcast media to submit entries in 14 competition categories and nominations for two career achievement awards for the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2013-12-23 10:36:24

Those looking for honest companies to invest in might want to check out businesses based in more religious communities, suggests a new paper from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. The study found that businesses with head offices in places with high levels of "religiosity" were less likely to experience stock price crashes as a result of not disclosing bad financial news. And it didn't matter whether those at the top were religious or not. Just being in a town where...

2013-12-04 23:20:30

Prestigious business school recognizes Northern Ohio’s fastest-growing companies and the nation’s largest accessible van dealer and commercial upfitter. Akron, OH (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University honored MobilityWorks last evening as one of its Centurion Award winners. The Centurion is part of the annual Weatherhead 100 Awards, which recognizes Northern Ohio companies for their growth over the last four years....

2013-12-02 20:21:41

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on a successful inaugural year which resulted in eight successful ventures creating over $65 million in equity value, fifteen new ventures have been accepted into the second cohort of the Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. Offering its ventures access to unparalleled mentorship, the Creative Destruction Lab has accrued a team of experienced entrepreneurs who have successfully created,...