Do promotions make consumers more generous?

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and University of Hong Kong published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines why and how charitable organizations can increase donations by soliciting consumers after retailers’ price promotions. The study, forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing, is titled “Do Promotions Make Consumers […]

Managing large-scale construction projects to avoid cost overruns

Researchers from University of Stavanger, University of Melbourne, and University of Wisconsin-Madison published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how major projects undertaken by temporary organizations can be better managed so that cost overruns are minimized. The study forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing is titled “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The […]

U.S. mental health system needs broad changes to improve access and quality

Conditions are ripe for transforming the U.S. mental health care system, with scientific advances, the growth of Medicaid and political consensus on the importance of improving mental health creating the possibility that goals once thought out of reach may be possible, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Broad changes will be needed to improve […]

Peter Raven addresses earth’s dwindling resources, the value of science-informed outreach

The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. In a career-spanning installment of the journal BioScience‘s In Their Own Words oral history series, Missouri Botanical Garden President Emeritus Peter Raven illuminates numerous topics, sharing insights related to the sustainability of human civilization, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the importance of […]

When salespeople advocate for sellers and customers

Researchers from Oklahoma State University, University of Missouri, Iowa State University, and University of Georgia published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that investigates the question of how salespeople should balance advocacy for the seller with advocacy for the customer. The study, forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing, is titled “Salesperson Dual Agency […]

Human migration patterns connected to vitamin D deficiencies today

A new study in the Oxford Economic Papers finds that migration flows the last 500 years from high sunlight regions to low sunlight regions influence contemporary health outcomes in destination countries. The researchers here noted that people’s ability to synthesize vitamin D from sunlight declines with skin pigmentation, and that vitamin D deficiency is directly […]

Study examines the most effective COVID-19 control policies

IMAGE: Anita M. McGahan is a University Professor and the George E. Connell Chair in Organizations & Society at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and Munk School of… view more  Credit: Rotman School of Management Toronto – With the arrival of effective vaccines for the COVID-19 virus, the end of the pandemic is […]

Cancer’s intelligence | EurekAlert! Science News

Dr. J. James Frost and The International Journal of Unconventional Computing will soon be publishing “Cancer’s Intelligence” which reports that Cancer can be analyzed as an intelligent system of collaborating and computing cells. The limitations of the current regime of cancer research and treatment are addressed, and the resultant need for new paradigmatic thinking is […]