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  • 1/21/2014Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

    Cultural sensitivity and a holistic approach to individuals are necessary qualities for executives working abroad, says Anupam Agrawal, a professor of business administration at Illinois.

  • 1/15/2014Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

    The lack of contact between firms at either end of a supply chain prevents companies from gaining efficiencies in costs, design and materials, says Anupam Agrawal, a professor of business administration at Illinois.

  • 1/2/2014Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

    Repealing the state of Illinois' prevailing wage law would not result in any significant savings for taxpayers or the state, says a new study co-written by Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations on the Urbana campus.

  • 11/25/2013Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

    Materialism makes negative outcomes even worse, according to research co-written by Aric Rindfleisch, the John M. Jones Professor of Marketing in the College of Business.

  • 9/24/2013Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

    University of Illinois finance professor Jeffrey R. Brown says that the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., the federal pension insurance agency that steps in when private-sector employers with underfunded defined-benefit plans go bankrupt, is facing a financial shortfall.