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Workplace Bias Could Be Alienating Valuable STEM Talent

School News | January 22, 2015

At a time when organizations urgently need workers with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math, new research suggests that women, and especially women of color, might be leaving STEM fields thanks to pervasive gender and racial bias.

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New Research Reveals the Power of Hierarchy in High-Pressure Situations

Press Release | January 20, 2015

First-of-its-kind analysis of more than 5,000 mountain-climbing expeditions to show how hierarchical cultural values can predict success and fatality rates

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Gov. Snyder to Talk Cultural Change at Inauguration

Media Mentions | December 31, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

Professor Michael Morris comments on the powerful cultural impact leaders can have.

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Why Activist Investors Go after Bigger Companies

Media Mentions | December 24, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli discusses the year review of activist investing.

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Business Heavy Hitters Go Global

Media Mentions | December 22, 2014 | Poets & Quants

Associate Dean Michael Malone discusses how the School’s EMBA–Global Asia program delivers what many other global programs can only claim.

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Are You Being Too Assertive? Not Enough?

Media Mentions | December 15, 2014 | Psychology Today

There is a huge disconnect between how assertive you think you are and how assertive your colleagues view you, finds research by Professor Daniel Ames.

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How the Shape of Your Face Determines Your Financial Success

Media Mentions | December 13, 2014 | Business Insider

According to research by Adam Galinsky, having a wider face helps men negotiate better for themselves, but backfires when the negotiation requires a collaboration approach.

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Schwarzman, Piketty, Kerry, Gorman Pick Best Books of '14

Media Mentions | December 12, 2014 | Bloomberg News

Dean Hubbard says his favorite read in 2014 is “Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street” by John Brooks.

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Are You Being Too Assertive? Not Enough?

Media Mentions | December 12, 2014 | The Huffington Post

Research by Professor Dan Ames’ reveals huge disconnection between how assertive someone thinks they are and how assertive their colleagues view them to be.

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What Are the Pros and Cons to Activist Investing?

Media Mentions | December 08, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli states it doesn’t matter if the “activist” is a white or a black hat, what’s most important is to get people who are motivated and focused enough to make progress.

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