Customers rarely post on a brand’s page on their own and typically only see a fraction of a brand’s Facebook content unless they are targeted with paid advertising. Image Credit: Flickr/Global Panorama Social media managers who think that simply building up followers on Facebook is enough to boost a brand’s sales may not “like” a

This image from a scanning electron microscope shows a cross section of an object printed using cellulose. The inset shows the surface of the object. Credit: Massachusetts Institute of Technology For centuries, cellulose has formed the basis of the world’s most abundantly printed-on material: paper. Now, thanks to new research at MIT, it may also

The study of Tatsuya Sasaki suggests that the practice of avoiding moral assessments can be the best policy when assessing those who refuse to help wrongdoers. Copyright: University of Vienna/Barbara Mair A research team led by mathematician Tatsuya Sasaki from the University of Vienna presents a new optimal theory of the evolution of reputation-based cooperation.

Online display ads can increase both online and offline retail sales, providing valuable insight for future marketing decisions, say researchers.Image credit: Flickr/Rawle C. Jackman According to a forthcoming study in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science online display ads can increase both online and offline retail sales, providing valuable insight for future marketing decisions. The study

Image Credit:Flickr/BMiz A new report to be published on IZA World of Labor finds that a rise in workers’ happiness leads to an increase in productivity; and companies would profit from investment in their employees’ well-being, following research by the University of Warwick. Until recently scientific evidence for a link between employee well-being and company

A manager’s support for fun actually mattered more than his or her support for learning, according to the researchers.Image: Flickr/franchichi eusebio All work and no play may dull on-the-job learning at workplaces, according to a team of researchers. In a study, having fun at work was significantly related to informal learning, which includes most unstructured,

Image Credit: Flickr/Justin New research from the University of Arizona underscores how important it is for supervisors to pay attention to employees’ emotions—especially when the emotion is anger. Employees who are angry are more likely to engage in unethical behavior at work, even if the source of their anger is not job-related, according to the

This map shows the changing US CO2 footprint around the world between 1970 and 2008. Red hotspots illustrated where the US carbon footprint has increased, and in blue, decreased. The carbon footprint has gone down in some parts of the US, UK, and other places in Africa and Eastern Europe, while new emissions hotspots have

Credit: Flickr/dskley Technology entrepreneurs who get funding from venture capitalists go public sooner and have more impactful innovation than those who partner with angel investors, according to research from the University at Buffalo School of Management. Published in the Journal of Business Venturing, the study found that high-tech startups that received funding from venture capitalists

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