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Alternative New Year’s Resolution: Focus on three key strivings instead of setting big goals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – After a year like 2020, with so much turmoil, is anyone even making new year’s resolutions? It feels like it’s resolve enough just to carry on from day to day. And while this is a moment, if ever there was one, to give yourself a pass on a full-scale, full new year resolution, you can still have meaningful goals that can help you this year, says Trevor A. Foulk (Ph.D. ’17) an assistant professor of management and

Retire or keep working? The healthy answer isn’t that simple.

“Retire early and live longer? Or to stay healthy, work until you drop? If you search the internet for advice on how retirement may affect your health, you will probably come across both these statements,” writes Marta Zaraska of The Washington Post.  Zaraska turned to retirement researcher and Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair Mo Wang for insights on understanding these conflicting pieces of advice.  See what Wang had to say in this story from The Washington Post. 

Management professor elected president of premier industrial and organizational psychology organization

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar, Management Department Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center, is bringing his leadership skills to the premier professional organization for the science and practice of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology as the  President-Elect of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Wang will serve as SIOP President from 2022-2023. “It is a great honor and recognition,” Wang said. “I look forward to this new opportunity to serve SIOP

John Kerry exits climate advisory board to join Biden administration

Assistant Professor of Management Aaron Hill comments on Kerry’s resignation from the Climate Finance Partners board to avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest. See what Hill had to say in this story from Fox Business. 

The Sunshine Economy: Civility and Commerce

The political rhetoric this election is red hot and often downright rude. But is there a business cost from incivility? Research from W.A. McGriff III Professor Dr. Amir Erez shows rudeness is contagious. He discusses the effect incivility has on commerce in this story from WLRN. 

We Are Warrington | What’s your work-from-home style?

Andy Lord: So, do you want to kick this bad boy off? Dr. Brian Swider: It is your barbecue. Lord: [Laughs] I like this. This is my barbecue! Lord: We Are Warrington is a new podcast that helps young business leaders discover what is possible by highlighting stories from the Warrington College of Business community about the University of Florida experience, business insights, innovative research, and more. I’m your host, Andy Lord. Today we are speaking with Dr. Brian Swider, Associate Professor of Management here at the

A look at one of the biggest causes of teacher burnout

Administrators who don’t provide extra resources may see turnover long after COVID ends, Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor Brian Swider says in this story based on his research about why teachers leave the profession. 

Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or being quoted in the news about trending topics, the innovative ideas from Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected. Warrington faculty had 128 papers accepted or published in the 2019-2020 academic year, including:

What will be forever changed as a result of COVID-19?

Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor, spoke with WUFT News about how COVID-19 will impact the way we work. Bono shared her insights on the topic as well as the initial results of her research project regarding work and family in the time of COVID.  Will flexibility in remote working change the workplace forever? See what Bono thinks in this podcast from WUFT News (begins at 10:06). 

During COVID, understanding why teachers quit matters more than ever. Here’s what schools can do.

New research from Brian Swider delves into why teachers leave the profession and could help schools avoid an exodus of instructors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the four factors his research uncovered and what school systems can do about each of them in this story from UF News.