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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.

Cultural sensitivity necessary for global business leaders, scholar says

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:January 21, 2014

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.

Published Date: January 21, 2014


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.

Research: 'Sourcing hub' could help create more efficient supply chain

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:January 15, 2014

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.

Published Date: January 15, 2014


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.

Repealing prevailing wage law would weaken state economy, study says

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:January 2, 2014

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.

Published Date: January 2, 2014


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.

Research: Materialism makes bad events even worse

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:November 25, 2013

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.

Published Date: November 25, 2013


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.

Research: Risks to government pension insurer worse than thought

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:September 24, 2013

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.

Published Date: September 24, 2013