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July 18, 2023

Schools Often Partner with Nonprofits to Benefit Students. Which Partnerships Last?

One key to keeping programs afloat: flexibility.

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July 18, 2023

Where Is Commercial Real Estate Headed Next?

Experts discuss the latest trends, from demolishing office space to repurposing malls (again) to riding out the end of the warehouse boom.

An employee builds a staircase for his boss.
July 3, 2023

It’s Performance Review Time. Which Ranking System Is Best for Your Team?

A look at the benefits and downsides of two different approaches.

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July 1, 2023

How AI Can Help Researchers Navigate the “Replication Crisis”

A new tool predicts whether a specific study is likely to replicate, building confidence in the findings among scientists, funding agencies, and the public.

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July 1, 2023

A Company Has Donated on Your Behalf! What Will You Do Next?

A new study on the recent trend of “giving-by-proxy” offers good news for charitable organizations.

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July 1, 2023

How to Prepare for AI-Generated Misinformation

“We have to be careful not to get distracted by sci-fi issues and focus on concrete risks that are the most pressing.”

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June 21, 2023

How the Metaverse Could Shape Science

Augmented reality has the potential to solve old problems—and introduce new ones. Is it time to establish guardrails?

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June 16, 2023

Why U.S. Regional Banks Are Still in Crisis

Things may get worse before they get better. Here’s what needs to happen to put the banking system on firmer ground.

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June 7, 2023

Does It Pay to List a Rental at the Last Minute?

Not necessarily. A new study argues that platforms in the sharing economy should incentivize behavior that creates win–wins.

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June 2, 2023

How Religious Beliefs about a Couple’s Compatibility Lead to Better Outcomes

In Vietnam, the belief system known as Tu Vi deems some marriages more “auspicious” than others. The effects are far-reaching.

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June 1, 2023

Is There a Bot Behind That Tweet?

When we see messages that contradict our political ideology, we are more inclined to attribute them to bots. It’s making society even more polarized.

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June 1, 2023

Yes, You Should Hit “Share” when You Make a Charitable Donation

Nobody wants to come across as bragging, but when donors stay mum, charities miss out. New research offers a strategy to embolden givers.

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May 26, 2023

Will AI Kill Human Creativity?

What Fake Drake tells us about what’s ahead.

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May 18, 2023

Consider This New Measure of Profitability When Constructing Your Portfolio

Researchers construct an intangibles-adjusted profitability measure that can benefit investors.

An entrepreneur strides toward a business for sale.
May 12, 2023

Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Is Still Entrepreneurship

ETA is one of the fastest-growing paths to entrepreneurship. Here’s how to think about it.

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May 9, 2023

One Key to a Happy Marriage? A Joint Bank Account.

Merging finances helps newlyweds align their financial goals and avoid scorekeeping.

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May 5, 2023

3 Traits of Successful Market-Creating Entrepreneurs

Creating a market isn’t for the faint of heart. But a dose of humility can go a long way.

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May 1, 2023

Today’s Gig Workers Are Subject to Endless Experimentation

“It raises the question, do we want to be a society where experimentation is just the norm?”

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May 1, 2023

How Activism-Inspired Roles like “Sustainability Manager” Emerge and Evolve

First, these new positions are held by activists themselves. Over time, this changes.

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April 26, 2023

How to Manage a Disengaged Employee—and Get Them Excited about Work Again

Don’t give up on checked-out team members. Try these strategies instead.

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