Discovery at Carlson

Corporate Social Responsibility: Doing Well, Doing Good, or Both?

Mon, 06/05/2017

Numerous studies have shown that CSR—in the form of pollution-reduction efforts, charitable giving, and the like—can boost corporate profits. 

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How Online Daters (Unknowingly) Let the One Get Away

Mon, 05/02/2016

Carlson School researchers discover an online dating feature that secretly hinders successful matches.

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Why Wives are More Likely to Say 'I Do' to Relocation

Thu, 09/03/2015

Researchers have long believed that dual-career couples are more likely to relocate in favor of the husband’s career, which stifles the wife’s earning power, and widens the disparity between men and w...

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Softening the Blow: Turning Negative Information into a Positive Review

Thu, 05/28/2015

Building off decades of research showing negative information is more beneficial to consumers than positive information, Professor Kathleen Vohs examined whether use of dis-preferred markers would cha...

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The Wisdom of the Crowd

Tue, 04/22/2014

Over the last few years, crowdfunding has become a popular business tool. The idea is quite elegant: You bankroll a project by raising small amounts of money from a variety of sources. Seems simple en...

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Clutter, Conformity and Creativity at Work

Tue, 08/06/2013

Chances are good that you know one or more people with cluttered workspaces. Chances are also good that you've heard an old adage that disarray fosters creativity. 

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