Business culture in banking industry favors dishonest behavior, study shows
Bank employees are not more dishonest than employees in other industries. However, the business culture in the banking industry implicitly favors dishonest behavior, as an economic study at the University ...
Research shows more small business does not mean more entrepreneurs
New book argues that inexpensive, employee-driven business experiments can help drive innovation
When it comes to prescription drugs, patient "compliance" is a concern: Are people, especially the elderly, taking their medication on the proper schedule? While pharmaceutical firms focus on the research ...
3D printing: The shape of things to come?
(Phys.org) —If you ask the proverbial man or woman in the street what they understand by the terms 'stereolithography', 'selective laser sintering' and 'fused deposition modelling', you're likely to be ...
Spain's Canary islanders protest against oil drilling
About 200 people, including tourists, formed a giant "SOS" on a beach on Spain's Canary Islands on Sunday to protest against drilling for oil off the archipelago.
David and Goliath: When do underdog businesses benefit from neighborhood giants?
Is being located next to a big-name competitor always bad for your small business? A new study in the Journal of Marketing Research shows that contrary to accepted belief, the presence of a large, nearby competitor can ac ...
How financial decisions are made
Jayant Kale didn't grow up dreaming of becoming a leading expert in corporate finance and mutual fund investment. But he's happy he invested in that market early in life.
Smarter ads for smartphones: When they do and don't work
Brands spent $8.4 billion on mobile advertising in 2013, and that number is expected to quadruple to $36 billion by 2017, according to eMarketer. But do mobile display ads—those tiny banner ads that pop ...
3Qs: Uber's on the move
In just five years Uber, a startup ride-sharing company based in San Francisco, has become a popular form of transportation in 100 cities around the world. Using a mobile app, passengers connect with drivers ...
Study reveals that many people are oblivious to how they come across to counterparts, colleagues
Jill Abramson was recently ousted from her position as the executive editor of The New York Times for being, among other things, too "pushy." But did Abramson—who has also been described by the media as "polarizing" and ...
Gender quotas work in 'tight' cultures, says new paper
Quotas probably won't get more women into the boardroom in places like the U.S. and Canada.
Confide off-the-record app comes to Android
US warns shops to watch for customer data hacking
The US Department of Homeland Security on Friday warned businesses to watch for hackers targeting customer data with malicious computer code like that used against retail giant Target.
Cutting-edge coal plants planned in Fukushima: report
A Japanese utility plans to construct two cutting-edge coal power plants in Fukushima, an area severely hit by the 2011 nuclear disaster, a report said Saturday.