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Would You Pay $20 a Day to Lease a Luxury Car?

Frequent payments can make consumers feel better about the benefits they are receiving from their purchase. More frequent payments can help people appreciate recurring pleasures and increase the likelihood of purchasing. The findings has implications for merchants and nonprofits.

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Companies’ Online Waiting Lists That Offer Priority Access for Referrals May Succeed Only Under Limited Conditions

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School researcher who has examined "referral priority programs" cautions that companies should use the program only under limited circumstances. As trendy and easy to implement as it may appear, it can backfire by drawing fewer referrals and far less positive buzz than firms might expect.

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CSU Dominguez Hills to Host ‘Organizing Disadvantaged Communities for Success’ Conference

State, civic, and higher education leaders from throughout Southern California will come together Jan. 12 at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) for the Organizing Disadvantaged Communities for Success conference, which will focus on state programs that address issues related to energy and poor air and water quality.

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"Women professionals should be thoughtful and intentional, rather than anxious, about male mentorship in the workplace" says director of WFU’s Mentoring Resource Center #MeToo

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S&T Transition to Practice Program Moved 10 Technologies to Marketplace in FY17

This year’s success can be attributed to S&T’s growing ability to identify and accelerate maturation of technologies to meet the growing need in the public and private sectors for solutions to complex cybersecurity problems.

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Four Wine Trends to Look for in 2018

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Viticulture and wine industry experts at the CSU share their predictions for one of the state’s biggest industries.

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DHS S&T Seeks Innovators to Collaborate on Smart Cities Technologies

DHS S&T issued a Request for Innovators (RFI) seeking to prototype, test and transition cutting-edge emergency response technologies.

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In Motivating Innovation, Golden Parachutes May Have Silver Linings

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When an executive fails to turn a profit yet still gets a rich payout, it’s certain to raise eyebrows—and possibly trigger a backlash from shareholders wary of corporate excess. Yet in an age when companies must innovate to survive, it may be necessary to reward corporate leaders in spite of failure.

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IU Kelley School Dean and Two Alumni Participating in Olympic Torch Relay in Seoul

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Idalene "Idie" Kesner, dean of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, will travel to South Korea and join two alumni in the torch relay leading up to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

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Florida Forest Industry Generates Nearly $13B in Annual Sales, 36,000 Jobs

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“The forest industry is one of the largest agricultural commodity groups in Florida in terms of total economic contributions, similar in size to environmental horticulture,” said Christa Court, a UF/IFAS assistant scientist in food and resource economics and a co-author of the report.







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