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Not everyone wants their donations touted on Facebook or plastered on walls

Nov 19, 2018 - The Conversation, Salon.com and 29 other news outlets

Karen Winterich, professor of marketing and Frank and Mary Smeal Research Fellow, wrote a piece about research she conducted connected to how someone's identity affects their charitable giving.

Craigslist can cut solid waste, one used sofa at a time

Nov 19, 2018 - Salon.com

Suvrat Dhanorkar, assistant professor of supply chain & information systems, wrote a first-person piece about research recently published in the journal Management Science that discovered that in areas that have access to Craigslist, the volume of consumer-generated waste was reduced.

Whose Genes Are They, Anyway?

Nov 15, 2018 - Research | Penn State

Research conducted by Barbara Gray, professor emeritus of organizational behavior, and Forrest Briscoe, professor of management and organization and Frank and Mary Jean Smeal Research Fellow, is cited. The research looks at what happens to the data when people have their DNA sequenced and how your genome is used, for good and bad purposes.

Starting a business is hard. With student debt, it can be impossible

Oct 22, 2018 - CNBC.com

Research conducted by Brent Ambrose, professor of risk management, Smeal Professor of Real Estate, director of Smeal's Ph.D. program, and the director of the Institute for Real Estate Studies, and researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia was cited.

Expert: Analytics Alone Won’t Silence C-Suite Skeptics

Oct 19, 2018 - Stevens News

Gary Lilien, Distinguished Research Professor of Management Science and co-founder and research director of the Institute for the Study of Business Markets, was a guest speaker at Stevens Institute of Technology and his visit was chronicled in an article on the schools news site.

‘Despicable,’ Comcast says. Google search lumps swastika with Comcast brand images.

Sep 07, 2018 - Philly.com

Ralph Oliva, professor of marketing and faculty leader of the Institute for the Study of Business Markets, was quoted in a story that talked specifically about certain internet searches returning a swastika as part of the Comcast logo and generally about large, popular companies managing their brands.

What's the secret of Boscov's success?

Sep 05, 2018 - PennLive

Fred Hurvitz, Kohl's Professor of Practice for Retail Studies and senior instructor of marketing, is quoted several times in a story that details the success of family owned department store Boscov's.

Ask the Experts: Best Airline Miles Credit Cards

Jul 16, 2018 - WalletHub

Andrew Petersen, associate professor of marketing, participated in a question-and-answer about various aspects of airline miles credit cards.

WeWork is banning meat

Jul 13, 2018 - Money.CNN.com

Forrest Briscoe, professor of management and organization and Frank & Mary Jean Smeal Research Fellow, is quoted in a story about WeWork co-founder Miguel McKelvey's decision to no longer serve meat at employee events or reimburse them for meals that include red meat, poultry and pork, in the name of sustainability. Briscoe said, "as long as there are stakeholders who approve, then they can also make a plausible business case for such actions."

COMMENTARY: New paradigms to tackle age-old governance problems

Jul 05, 2018 - Reuters.com

In an article about new approaches to corporate governance, a Behaviorial Science & Policy journal paper titled "Regulating for Ethical Culture" that was co-authored by Linda K. Treviño, distinguished professor of organizational behavior and ethics, is cited. The article calls for the critical need for corporate culture assessment.

How to Ensure More Women Succeed in the C-Suite: Start Grooming Them Now

Jun 12, 2018 - Inc.

A research paper co-authored by Aparna Joshi, professor of management and organization and Arnold Family Professor of Management, and Vilmos Misangyi, professor of management and organization, BNY Mellon Fellow, and department head of Management and Organization, forms the basis for a story about how male CEOs influence the future success of female CEOs who succeed them. 

Deadline looms to disclose foreign accounts, including cryptocurrencies: Guest view

Jun 08, 2018 - Central Penn Business Journal

Edward R. Jenkins, instructor of accounting, wrote a column about how Americans with foreign assets can stay on the right side of the law.

Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training

May 21, 2018 - LogisticsViewpoints.com

The Campbell Soup Company wanted to facilitate continuous improvement in its supply chain operations, but needed to find experts to provide the knowledge with the right delivery vehicle. Penn State Executive Programs made it happen. Smeal College of Business professors John Langley, Chris Norek, Christopher Craighead, Steve Tracey developed the content. Penn State Executive Programs’ partnership with CorpU provided the delivery vehicle. This Logistics Viewpoints story detailed what is a continuing success story.

Why European business may try to skirt U.S. sanctions on Iran

May 09, 2018 - Marketplace

Fariborz Ghadar, William A. Schreyer Professor of Global Management, Policies and Planning and the founding director of the Center for Global Business Studies, is quoted in a story that talks about the end of the U.S. involvement in the Iran nuclear deal and the return of U.S. sanctions.

The gig economy could be the new path to middle class

May 03, 2018 - WTAJ TV-10

John Jordan, clinical professor of supply chain and information systems, was interviewed on camera in his office for a story about several facets of the gig economy.

Climate Change Turns Coastal Property Into a Junk Bond

May 03, 2018 - Bloomberg.com

Research from a paper that Matthew Gustafson, assistant professor of finance, co-authored, detailing how, from 2007-2016, houses exposed to sea-level rise of between 0 and 6 feet have been selling at a 7 percent discount relative to houses a similar distance from the beach that aren’t exposed is cited.

The Consumer Price Index May Be Getting Inflation Wrong

May 02, 2018 - Bloomberg.com

A paper co-written by Brent Ambrose, professor of risk management, Smeal Professor of Real Estate, director of the Smeal Ph.D. Program, and director of the Institute for Real Estate Studies, and Jiro Yoshida, Smeal associate professor of risk management, titled "Housing Rents and Inflation Rates" is quoted extensively. The research posits a new way for the government to measure the price of shelter, which accounts for a third of the data that goes into the Consumer Price Index.

The Immigration Debate: Rethinking Work Visas

May 01, 2018 - Penn Stater

Fariborz Ghadar, William A. Schreyer Professor of Global Management, Policies and Planning and the founding director of the Center for Global Business Studies, was one of 12 Penn State faculty members who each wrote about a specific aspect of immigration.

The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and cryptocurrency

Apr 24, 2018 - TheTaxAdviser.com

Edward R. Jenkins, instructor of accounting, writes about "how the math goes awry with the IRS’s recent announcement that it is ending its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program just as its enforcement of cryptocurrency compliance increases."

Deciding Between an Online or On-Campus MBA Program

Mar 27, 2018 - U.S. News & World Report

Stacey Dorang Peeler, managing director of the Smeal-led Penn State Online MBA Program, pointed out some differences about students who choose online MBA programs instead of residential MBA programs.

Here's how to transition truckers to the age of self-driving vehicles

Mar 13, 2018 - PennLive

Fariborz Ghadar, William A. Schreyer Professor of Global Management, Policies and Planning and the founding director of the Center for Global Business Studies, wrote a guest editorial that detailed how truck drivers could train for a transition to self-driving trucks.

Mr. Roboto At Your Service

Mar 01, 2018 - BizEd

Research conducted by J. Andrew Petersen, associate professor of marketing, and several others, about how service outcomes are affected when robots have a "high automated social presence" — when they appear more like humans was cited. The team posits that different kinds of robots will be required in different service settings.

Empty Whole Foods Market store shelves anger shoppers

Feb 08, 2018 - USA Today

David Huff, clinical professor of supply chain & information systems, talked about Whole Foods' use of an order-to-shelf system to keep its shelves stocked and the implications of not maintaining a proper balance.

Tax reform creates major changes for PSU employees

Jan 11, 2018 - WTAJ TV-10

Ed Jenkins, instructor of accounting, was the sole source on a story detailing the effects of the newly signed tax reform bill on Penn State employees. Those who have children will lose their dependency deduction. In addition, Penn State employees will no longer receive deductions for moving expenses, state and local income tax or unreimbursed job expenses like trips for research or union fees.

South Florida’s Real Estate Reckoning Could Be Closer Than You Think

Dec 29, 2017 - Bloomberg.com

Research conducted by Matthew Gustafson, assistant professor of finance, titled "Disaster on the Horizon: The Price Effect of Sea Level Rise," was referenced in this story.

Best Business Credit Cards

Dec 20, 2017 - WalletHub

Andrew Petersen, associated professor of marketing, participated in a question-and-answer about various aspects of business credit cards.

The Feds just asked a huge healthcare company who their real clients are and the answer is totally unsatisfying

Dec 07, 2017 - Business Insider

Ed Ketz, associate professor of accounting, was quoted in a story detailing Express Scripts' decision not to disclose its gross rebate receivables.

Uber Hack Clouds Valuation as SoftBank Readies Bid

Nov 26, 2017 - The Wall Street Journal

In a story about SofBank's expected offer to buy billions of dollars worth of Uber stock shares, Srikanth Paruchuri, associate professor of management and organization, said that the Uber valuation may fall because the company learned of a data hack long before it was made public and that fact "increases the uncertainty about what is hidden."

The 8 Dysfunctions of Sustainability

Nov 24, 2017 - Triple Pundit

Erik Foley, Smeal's director of sustainability, detailed eight ways in which sustainability can be fixed in order to maximize its efficiency.

In Touch With > Steve Tracey on Supply Chains

Nov 10, 2017 - Research/Penn State

Steve Tracey, executive director of the Center for Supply Chain Research, executive director of Penn State Executive Programs and an instructor in supply chain and information systems, is featured in the November issue of Research/Penn State. Tracey is included in the magazine's In Touch With feature.

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