Warrington in the News Articles: page 43

It’s no secret that Warrington faculty are internationally renowned for their innovative research. The media looks to our scholars for insights and impactful news. See below where our faculty are featured in the news.

A fallen tree on top of downed power lines

Director of Energy Studies Ted Kury writes why burying power lines to secure them from natural disasters might not be the best solution.

Why doesn't the US bury its power lines?

The Conversation
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Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter discusses the trend of companies losing money in the months leading up to their IPO.

Why more money-losing companies than ever are going public

Nuclear power plant next to a field

Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the Public Utility Research Center, explains why nuclear power stations must take precautions during big storms.

Nuclear reactors in hurricanes: 5 questions answered

The Conversation
Successful young businessman walking quickly

Yang Yang’s research finds there is an inherent flaw in the human condition; we choose urgent and unimportant tasks over those tasks that are deemed more important, that require more time and effort to complete.

Urgency Bias Is Wrecking Your Ability To Lead

Sticky post with handwriting the word Later stick on alarm clock on solid yellow background with copy space using as procrastination, self discipline or laziness concept.

Research from Assistant Professor of Marketing Yang Yang about why we procrastinate when we have long deadlines.

Why We Procrastinate When We Have Long Deadlines

Harvard Business Review
Fitness retail store merchandise

With the prevalence of off-price retail stores like Macy’s Backstage, TJ Maxx and Marshalls, William R. Hough Faculty Fellow Dr. Anuj Kumar wonders if off-price retail might do more harm than good to regularly priced merchandise in this article from the Tampa Bay Times.

Is the future of department stores off-price? Macy’s Backstage opens in Tampa

The Tampa Bay Times
Group of people holding cell phones

Public Utility Research Center Director Mark Jamison explores companies sharing data.

How should Facebook and other companies protect privacy while letting people share their information between apps and services?

Upward view of large power lines

Director of Energy Studies Ted Kury explains why securing the U.S. energy grid is paramount, but that’s easier said than done.

Russians hacked into America’s electric grid. Here’s why securing it is hard.

The Conversation
High Angle View Of Office Worker Working On Computer with a cluttered desk

Assistant Professor of Marketing Yang Yang’s research shows how the urgency effect impacts the tasks you tackle.

Why Your Brain Tricks You Into Doing Less Important Tasks

The New York Times
due date calendar with alarm clock on office desk and blur business woman working in background

Yang Yang’s research shows that people typically chose to complete tasks that had very short deadlines attached to them, even in situations in which tasks with less pressing deadlines were just as easy and promised a bigger reward.

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Harvard Business Review