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Can burying power lines protect storm-wracked electric grids? Not always.

The good news when Hurricane Ida churned into Louisiana on Aug. 29, 2021 was that levees held up – especially those that were strengthened after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans in 2005. The bad news: In many places, power systems

Joyce Bono

Management faculty member’s paper receives prestigious impact award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor in the Department of Management, is among the authors of the paper that received the 2021 Scholarly Impact Award from the Journal of Management. The paper, “Contemplating Mindfulness at Work: An

Mo Wang and Aaron Hill

Management faculty awarded NSF grant to study value of diversity on corporate boards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Warrington College of Business faculty members Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar, and Aaron Hill, Associate Professor of Management, are among a team of researchers awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the value

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The latest innovative ideas from Warrington

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world, despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless

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Pandemic-induced challenges widened the gender gap for female analysts, research finds

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a persistent challenge facing the business world – the gender gap. A recent study found that women’s jobs were 1.8 times more vulnerable to the effects of the pandemic than men’s jobs.

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Want to be a better leader? Start with self-compassion.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In a culture that glamourizes reaching the top of the leadership ladder and serving as a guiding light when challenges arise, there is a stark contrast with how leaders actually feel in their roles. As many as

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Bergstrom Real Estate Perspective – Initiating a Trend

A series of three quarterly results starts to establish a trend. The first of the Bergstrom Center’s Member Perspective Surveys was conducted during the fourth quarter of 2020. This was a time when the “two week” economic shut-down was in

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Beauty before skills? How attractiveness helps in the hiring process, but confidence is king

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Think back to your last job interview in which you didn’t get hired. What were some of the reasons you told yourself you didn’t land the job? Maybe you struggled during the interview or you didn’t possess

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When rudeness becomes a matter of life or death

Have you ever been cut off in traffic by another driver, leaving you still seething miles later? Or been interrupted by a colleague in a meeting, and found yourself replaying the event in your head even after you’ve left work

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How much is a ‘like’ worth?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The average person ‘likes’ about 12 posts per month on Facebook. With 1.82 billion active users logging onto the social media platform every day, that adds up to a lot of likes. Roughly 728 million likes per