Research Articles: page 9

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Want to save more money for retirement? Check the fees on your 401(k)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – What do you dream of doing after you retire? Maybe you’d like to travel the world, buy a vacation home on the beach or, perhaps, get back to work by starting the business you’ve always been passionate

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‘Striving for innovation’ at your company? Be careful – it might be harmful to your employees

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – If you look at the mission statements of some of the world’s top companies, you’ll find a familiar word throughout many – innovation. While it is understood that innovation is beneficial by helping businesses reach goals and

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Want to maximize your mutual fund investment returns? Find a portfolio manager with ‘skin in the game’

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – If you’re one of the 56 million Americans who invests in mutual funds, making sure that your portfolio is yielding the best returns is paramount. While your portfolio manager should technically always be looking out for your

Man and woman looking at multiple cars trying to make a decision about which to choose.

Consumers habitually seek the middle ground

Unpublished research shows avoiding the extremes is a common approach marketers need to address A foundation of consumer marketing is the malleable nature of our decision making process. When faced with choice, we’re expected to be rational actors who will

Person standing in a crowd at a concert taking a photo of the stage.

Study: Live in the moment, don’t selfie or snap it

If you’re attending a destination wedding, taking a tour or simply celebrating the birthday of someone dear, a study by a group of researchers involving the University of Florida Warrington College of Business and Washington University in St. Louis came

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Low female C-suite representation isn’t because of a ‘glass ceiling,’ rather a choice to ‘lean out,’ according to new research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  On the 2018 Fortune 500 list, you’ll find a number of impressive leaders of some of the most successful companies in the world. Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway, the

Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, highlighted in the legal document.

SOX 404(b) provides investor value after all

Since its enactment in 2002 in response to notorious financial scandals at Enron, WorldCom, and other corporate behemoths, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, or SOX, has been a continuing target of criticism. And probably no provision of the law has provoked more

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How companies can close the gender pay gap as efficiently as possible and what that may mean for pay at their firms, according to UF Warrington research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  With women making up almost half of the American workforce, it’s no surprise that more and more companies are looking for a way to respond to disparities in the pay between their male and female employees. Add

A golden bitcoin in front of a red graph. The graph rises and then sharply drops, indicating a drop in value. The graph is outside the shallow depth of field.

Pump-and-dump schemes detrimental to cryptocurrencies and investors, UF Warrington research finds

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When it comes to investing, avoiding risk is almost impossible. No matter if you invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or even cryptocurrencies, each can lose value. The difference between standard investments, like stocks, and new forms

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Napoleon’s Hubris, Ali’s rope-a-dope: Business Executives Also Base Decisions On Studying Their Rivals, Submissive or Provocative CEOs May Draw Attacks On Their Firms

History is replete with examples of military commanders and sporting combatants using their perceptions of rival decision-makers in deciding how to engage those rivals – such as Russian commanders employing Napoleon’s hubris against him and Muhammad Ali devising the ‘rope-a-dope’