Tippie College of Business

How can business researchers share insights with business managers?

UI study encourages better communication between academics and professionals
A recent survey by the University of Iowa and three other universities has found that academic researchers and business managers share a number of common interests, including eliminating pay inequality and discrimination. The problem? Managers still believe there's a gap between ivory tower research and office tower operations.
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Starting their own business to improve lives in Africa

African entrepreneurs learn about business in the US during six-week State Department program at the UI
The University of Iowa is hosting 25 business leaders from Sub-Saharan African countries who want to learn more about how to run a business. Their goal isn’t just to earn a living; they want to change their communities for the better.

Optimizing Monday nights

Model developed by UI researchers could improve 'Monday Night Football' schedules
UI researchers find that big-name quarterbacks and reigning Super Bowl champions make the biggest impact on Monday Night Football rankings, the Jacksonville Jaguars the least. Their other conclusion? Putting together a compelling football schedule is hard work.

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