Faculty

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Sense of ‘professionalism’ linked to unethical behavior

Employees or managers who view themselves as more professional are more vulnerable to unethical behavior such as conflicts of interest, study.

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ESG pressure takes center stage at the 2021 Emerging Markets Institute conference

Emerging markets are making progress in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts but also face hurdles, including metrics and governance.

Research says that food can sometimes be a distraction
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Presence of food may decrease enjoyment of customer experiences, study

Research by Associate Professor Emily Garbinsky presents a lesson for marketers: food and experiences don’t mix.

Donating blood or plasma
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Left, right agree selling bodies is wrong – but reasons differ

Both liberals and conservatives consider bodily markets morally wrong, but they do so for different reasons, according to new research.

Watching videos on your devices
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Pictures, videos can send viewers down a ‘rabbit hole’

How many cat videos can you watch in one sitting? Associate Professor Kaitlin Woolley ’12, says they’re like potato chips: You can’t consume just one.

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Lateral moves may ultimately benefit career trajectory, study

Professor Michael Waldman has found important links between lateral job moves in relation to promotions, wage dynamics, and education.

the words self esteem unwrapped in paper
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Low self-esteem leads to low-quality purchases

Study proposes that low self-esteem consumers gravitate toward inferior products because those products confirm their pessimistic self-views.

McGraw Tower in the summer
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Mish and Lai win initial graduate, professional teaching prize

Professor Risa Mish receives Cornell University’s inaugural Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in Graduate and Professional Degree Programs.

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When it comes to marketing, customers must watch the information gap

Research shows that consumers fail to differentiate between deliberate and nondeliberate missing information, and marketers can take advantage.