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Newswise: Keep or Cancel Holiday Plans on Fire-Ravaged Kangaroo Island?

Keep or Cancel Holiday Plans on Fire-Ravaged Kangaroo Island?

University of South Australia

Kangaroo Island is one of South Australia’s most iconic tourism destinations, but as fires continue to rage across the once pristine environment, many holidaymakers are questioning whether to keep or cancel their travel plans.

Channels: Business Ethics, Climate Science, Economics, Environmental Science, Wildfires, Nature, Wildlife, Australian News,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 6:45 PM EST
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Newswise: LifeBridge Health Announces New President for Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

LifeBridge Health Announces New President for Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

LifeBridge Health

LifeBridge Health today announced that Daniel Blum from Phelps Hospital will join the organization in April as the president of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Grace Medical Center, taking over responsibilities from Jonathan Ringo, M.D., who will step away from his position to become the founder and chief executive officer of a new telemedicine company.

Channels: Healthcare, In the Workplace,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 1:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, Begins Terms as 2020 President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, Begins Terms as 2020 President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Anne L Coleman, M.D., Ph.D., has begun her one-year term as the 124th president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Channels: Healthcare, Public Health, Vision, In the Workplace,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 6:00 AM EST
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Newswise: The Rise of Social Robots: How AI Can Help Us Flourish

The Rise of Social Robots: How AI Can Help Us Flourish

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

MIT Professor Cynthia Breazeal, a keynote speaker at a recent Psychology of Technology Conference led by Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran, shares insights about a new generation of social robots and their impact on human flourishing.

Channels: Aging, Artificial Intelligence, Business Ethics, Economics, Education, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Technology, Staff Picks,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Race and Leadership: The Black Experience in the Workplace

Race and Leadership: The Black Experience in the Workplace

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Authenticity tension, lack of engagement, contested authority: These are challenges faced by black leaders. Resilience, resourcefulness, the ability to cultivate cross-race and -hierarchy connections: These are traits that give such leaders the ability to effect change. Professor Laura Morgan Roberts discusses the reality of the black experience.

Channels: Business Ethics, In the Workplace, Race and Ethnicity,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 11:35 AM EST
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Newswise: First: Do No Harm. Second: Strategize for Stakeholders After You Do.

First: Do No Harm. Second: Strategize for Stakeholders After You Do.

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Stakeholders don’t just respond to companies’ harmful practices — they respond to perceived harm. Darden Professor Andy Wicks examines how companies should respond to stakeholders’ responses. For example: Assembly Bill 5. Are Uber drivers employees or contractors? Stakeholders and the company disagree.

Channels: Staff Picks, Business Ethics, U.S. Politics,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 11:20 AM EST
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The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Kicks Off “Embrace the Gulf 2020” Campaign

Gulf of Mexico Alliance

"Embrace the Gulf 2020" is a year-long positive awareness campaign to highlight the value and the vitality of the Gulf of Mexico region. It includes daily messages across several social media platforms.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Environmental Science, Government/Law, Nature, Social Media,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Department of Energy Announces $32 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

Department of Energy, Office of Science

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) will award 158 grants totaling $32 million to 118 small businesses in 32 states. Funded through DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, these selections are for Phase I research and development.

Channels: DOE Science News, Energy, Entrepreneurship, DOE Science News,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 5:45 PM EST
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Volunteer Tourism Can Aid Disaster Recovery

University of Technology, Sydney

Holidaying in a disaster zone might seem crazy, but "volunteer tourism" can actually help communities recover from natural disasters, a new study finds. And it can offer a unique and rewarding experience for volunteers, if done carefully.

Channels: All Journal News, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters, Entrepreneurship, Immigration, Travel and Transportation, Staff Picks,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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Study: US presidents play surprising role in driving corporate social responsibility

San Francisco State University

A new study by San Francisco State University Assistant Professor of Management Nara Jeong suggests that CEOs look to the White House for leadership on social responsibility -- but not the way you might expect.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Government/Law, In the Workplace, U.S. Politics, All Journal News,

Released:
3-Jan-2020 3:30 PM EST
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