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From social media to crowdfunding new ideas to crowdsourcing information, the wisdom shared by the many is still as popular as ever. Researchers in the Carlson School’s Information & Decision Sciences department are looking into aspects of these crowds: where they form, how they work, and what impact they have on our lives.
During our recent AACSB Continuous Improvement Review, we pulled together just some of the many examples of faculty members who have tackled some of society’s most pressing issues. In doing so, we decided to share those as part of this issue of Discovery at Carlson. Some you may remember, while others may be new. All are impactful.
Carlson School faculty members received national recognition from a variety of associations during the past academic year for their contributions to their respective disciplines.
There are many factors as to why the gap persists. One that’s been overlooked? The impact of beliefs and practices reinforced by the world’s major religions, according to research by Carlson School Assistant Professor Elizabeth Campbell and Traci Sitzmann, associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver.
That Prada handbag you just ordered online may change the way you behave in certain situations, according to new research from the Carlson School. Professors Vladas Griskevicius and Deborah Roedder John, along with Professor Yajin Wang, a former Carlson School PhD student, explored how owning luxury products can affect people’s both psychology and behavior
Over the last several years, a growing number of states and municipalities have banned companies from making any inquiries into a job candidate’s salary history. Those moves have served as a catalyst for new research from Carlson School Assistant Professor Moshe Barach that explores how salary history affects the hiring process.
Supply chains are complex. For public health clinics in developing countries, the complexities can have profound effects on people’s well-being. What happens, for instance, if a clinic runs out of an essential item, such as antiretrovirals or antimalarials?
When the COVID-19 pandemic erupted last year, the federal government sought to mitigate the effects of the economic downturn through the Paycheck Protection Program and stimulus payments to individuals. A decade earlier, during the financial crisis of 2008-2009, programs were established that allowed government to lend to cash-strapped businesses. But do such programs work?
Research by Carlson School Associate Professor Vivian Fang has uncovered an emerging type of social media post, one that shatters those stereotypes and shows how some companies are using social media to boost their prospects in a cunning and subtle fashion. Fang’s even coined a term for it: negative peer disclosure, or NPD, for short.
On the one-year anniversary of his death, the Carlson School of Management announced the establishment of a scholarship in memory of George Perry Floyd Junior.
In addition to offering in-person commencement ceremonies, the Carlson School provided a virtual commencement option for the Class of 2021, which launched May 24.