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Why Are We So Obsessed with H-E-B?

OMNY.FM

As H-E-B expands in Dallas-Fort Worth, Leigh McAlister, professor of marketing, discusses what sets the grocery store chain apart from its competitors. Also available on Dallas Observer

 

Crypto Markets in Turmoil Over FTX Bankruptcy

Reuters

John Griffin, professor of finance, speculates on how wide of a contagion effect the collapse will have on other exchanges and where the next potential losses can occur.

           

FTX Collapse Puts U.S. Auditors in the Spotlight

Financial Review

Jeffrey Johanns, associate professor of accounting, weighs in on news around a struggling cryptocurrency exchange.

           

Gift to McCombs Center for Global Business at UT Positions Students for World’s Challenges

The Daily Texan

Raymond and Karen Brimble make $2.5 million gift to support study abroad at UT.

           

Focused Work Breaks Boost Productivity

Big Ideas from Texas McCombs

New research from Paul Green, assistant professor of management, finds that workers can get back up to speed more quickly by treating downtime the way professional athletes do.

 

Why Are We So Obsessed with H-E-B?

Dallas Observer

As H-E-B expands in Dallas-Fort Worth, Leigh McAlister, professor of marketing, discusses what sets the grocery store chain apart from its competitors.  

 

Men Have a Role to Play in Gender Equity at Work

Academy of Management Insights

Research by Insiya Hussain, assistant professor of management, shows how men and women working together can move the needle for women’s issues in the workplace.

           

Kendra Scott: FACE of the South

Style Blueprint

Kendra Scott, founder of the Kendra Scott Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute at UT, discusses her company, book, and philanthropic work with the university.

           

Los Tres Pecados del Éxito (The Three Sins of Success)

Forbes Mexico

Raj Raghunathan, professor of marketing, outlines common pitfalls for people advancing their station in the workplace.

 

Dentsply Sirona Finds Improper Accounting for Incentives, Plans to Restate Earnings

The Wall Street Journal

Jeffrey Johanns, associate professor of accounting, comments on the fallout of “channel stuffing” in context of a recent financial reporting investigation.

           

Energy Policy Focus on ‘Pain at the Pump’ Ignores History of How We Got Here

The Hill

An opinion piece by Carey King, BGS assistant professor of instruction, outlines the variety of factors contributing to rising energy costs.

           

McCombs Community Mourns Beloved Professor Steve Magee

Texas McCombs News

Steve Magee, former finance chair, whose career at the university spanned more than 45 years, passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022.

 

Up to 30% of Online Reviews are Fake and Most Consumers Can't Tell the Difference

CBS Austin

As the Federal Trade Commission announces stricter guidelines for online reviews, Raji Srinivasan, professor of marketing, weighs in on the need for consumers to be vigilant.

           

The Case for Spending More Time Doing Nothing

Everyday Health

Andrew Brodsky, assistant professor of management, notes that employees can best recharge when they’re allowed to choose how to spend their downtime.

           

Random kindness: Likely More Powerful Than You Think

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Research by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, proving simple acts of good will make a difference in people’s mood, continues to garner attention.

           

Management Expert’s Take on Company Happy Hours Divides Internet: 'Go home'

Newsweek

Art Markman, faculty associate for marketing, weighs in on the question of drinking with colleagues.

 

August Prepares for the Holidays

This is Small Business

In this Amazon podcast, Edward Anderson, professor of IROM, shares his expertise on how small businesses can keep up with the sharp spike in demand around the holidays.

 

Today’s a Tax Deadline, Which Could Be an October Surprise for Some

Marketplace Morning Report

Julia Coronado, clinical associate professor of finance, recaps the International Monetary Fund’s annual meeting.

           

Tough New Growth: A Combination Mindset That Can Build Resilience

Psychology Today

Christopher J. Bryan, assistant professor of BGS, offers practical advice for parenting teens based on his research on synergistic mindsets.

           

People Underestimate Impact of Random Acts of Kindness

Epoch Times-Chicago Edition

Research by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, proving simple acts of good will make a difference in people’s mood, continues to garner attention.       

 

Work From Home Is Here to Stay

News Radio WOAI

Andrew Brodsky, assistant professor of management, predicts that the workplace flexibility essential during the pandemic will continue to appeal to workers.

           

Rural Counties Face Hospital Closures

Fiscal Notes

Kristie Loescher, associate professor of instruction in management and academic director of the Healthcare Innovation Initiative, shares insight with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts on the need to rethink how Texas’ rural citizens get health care.

           

The Hard Truth About Psychology, Learning New Skills, Making Mistakes with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke

The Science of Succes

Art Markman, faculty associate for marketing, is featured in a podcast episode on learning and maximizing brain health.

 

Virtually all PPP Loans Have Been Forgiven with Limited Scrutiny

NPR
Sam Kruger, assistant professor of finance, joins NPR's All Things Considered to examine Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness and how 1.4 million PPP loans show signs of possible fraud.

           

Remember Kindness and Gratitude this Thanksgiving

Toronto Star
In this editorial, Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, talks about Canadian Thanksgiving and how kindness has a bigger impact than we know.

           

Laura Starks Garners Top Honors in Sustainable Finance

Texas McCombs News
Laura Starks, professor of finance and George Kozmetsky Centennial Distinguished University Chair, was awarded two of sustainable finance’s most coveted global research awards, the Skandia Award and the Moskowitz Prize, for her research on environmental, social, and governance issues in investing.

           

Masterclass: Driving Business Growth

Insights by Stanford Business
Stephen J. Anderson, assistant professor of marketing, joins Grit & Growth, Stanford's business masterclass series, to discuss his research on how entrepreneurs benefit greatly from coaching, classroom training, and networking.

           

Zuckerberg and Meta Suffer Huge Regulatory Blow

The Street
In response to the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) ruling, Raji Srinivasan, professor of marketing, comments on Meta's antitrust issues and the company's Facebook users.

           

Ginsburg Initiative Panel Discussion: Building Successful Coalitions to Advance Gender Equality

Center for Women in Law
As part of the Center for Women in Law's Ginsburg Initiative, Insiya Hussain, assistant professor of management, took part in a panel on gender equality in the workplace.

 

Workplace Anti-Bias Trainings Aren't Enough

The Progressive Magazine
In this op-ed, Insiya Hussain discusses diversity, equity, and inclusion trainings and how they have fallen far short of their goals.           

Tesla Rival Has a New Way to Power Electric Vehicles

The Street
Edward Anderson, professor of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, comments on the energy use of electric vehicles and says that the core idea of the solar-powered car "has some merit."

 

Success Won’t Give You Happiness… But it Could Take it Away

Daily News Day
Raj Raghunathan, professor of marketing, explains that it is common for people who adhere to the traditional conception of success to fall into attitudes that harm their well-being and offers alternatives.

 

Family Is the Foundation of One of the Most Successful Mexican American Food Brands

Texas Monthly
Miguel Garza, BBA ’09, JD ’12, and Veronica Garza, BA ’03, siblings and co-founders of Siete, discuss the vital role that family plays in their company, which is poised to outpace some of the nation’s largest legacy brands.

 

Extraordinary Women Award Winners

Austin American Statesman
Dean Lillian Mills received an Extraordinary Women Award presented by the Austin American-Statesman and Thomas J. Henry Extraordinary Women Program for her visionary leadership. Read More Join the Conversation

 

The Internet Is Making You a Worse Investor

Barron’s
An article on National Retirement Security Month highlights recent research by Adrian Ward, assistant professor of marketing, showing the internet can cause investors to be overconfident in their knowledge and, therefore, make worse financial decisions.

 

Estonia vs. Armenia

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
Mihran Aroian, assistant professor of instruction in management, explains Estonia’s success relative to Armenia, after attending a UT System event at which Alar Karis, the president of Estonia, spoke about his country’s economic plans and partnerships.

 

Doing Good Feels Surprisingly Good

Academic Minute
Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, is featured in a podcast episode on his body of work in happiness.

 

Kumar was also interviewed by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.

The Heart of Giving Podcast

 

Best CEOs: Gay Gaddis' Legacy Grows

Austin Business Journal
Gay Gaddis, BFA ’77, co-founder of McCombs Executive Education program Women Who Mean Business, author, and founder of legendary Austin-based ad agency T3, wins a Legacy Award in the 2022 Best CEO Awards.

 

Here’s Why a Texas Psychology Professor Says We’re More Susceptible to Road Rage

The Dallas Morning News
Art Markman, professor of marketing, explains why police report more drivers are losing control.

 

Here’s What You Should Do If You’re Involved in Road Rage

The Dallas Morning News
Markman also offers advice for handling a road rage incident.

 

Greed Tanked the SPAC Market. Founders Are Going to Have to Look Elsewhere

Michael Sury, senior lecturer of finance and director of the Center for Analytics and Transformative Technologies, comments in an article on the rise and fall of special purpose acquisition companies.

 

More Than 12,000 Crypto Coins Become Zombies in Market Slump

Bloomberg
John Griffin, professor of finance, predicts the crypto market will realize more failed blockchain projects.

 

2022 CEO of the Year & C-Suite Awards: Robin Gordon – MetLife

Triangle Business Journal
Robin Gordon, MBA '06, chief data and analytics officer at MetLife, was recently recognized for her transformative leadership and contributions to the insurance industry and the Research Triangle.

 

Why Does Everything Look the Same in North Texas? Blame the ‘Flattening’

The Dallas Morning News
Kirk Goldsberry, assistant professor of instruction in management, and his book "Sprawlball" are mentioned in an opinion piece calling for more diversity in architecture.

 

Why Simple Acts of Kindness are Important

MSNBC
The “Morning Joe” segment features an interview with The New York Times “Well Desk” editor about research by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, showing people undervalue their own acts of kindness.

 

Ian Leaves Florida's Grid in Tatters Despite Billions Spent

Bloomberg
Michael Webber, deputy director of the Energy Institute, says Ian’s impact would have been much worse if Florida had been less prepared.

 

Building The Plane While Flying It: Women in Austin CRE Are Soaring

Bisnow
Mandy Pope, finance lecturer and managing director for the Real Estate Center, speaks at Bisnow’s inaugural Austin Women Leading Real Estate event.

 

Analysts Consider Twitter Under Musk Regime

MSN
Ben Bentzin, assistant professor of instruction in marketing, outlines predictions and challenges for Twitter under Elon Musk’s acquisition.

 

How More Female Executives in the C-Suite Can Spur Improved Customer Orientation and Financial Performance

The JM Buzz
New research by Vijay Mahajan, professor of marketing, and Chandra Srivastava, Ph.D. ’19, marketing lecturer, shows how women add value to corporate leadership in the Journal of Marketing podcast.

 

UT Research Finds Women in Executive Suite Improve Customer Orientation, Financial Performance

The Daily Texan
The research is also featured in UT's student newspaper.

 

McCombs Finance Chair and World-Renowned Scholar Sheridan Titman Celebrated for Field-Changing Research

UT News
Sheridan Titman, professor and chair of finance, and Narasimhan Jegadeesh of Emory University earned the prestigious Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation for their 1993 paper, "Returns to Buying Winners and Selling Losers: Implications for Stock Market Efficiency," in the Journal of Finance.

 

How the Inflation Reduction Act Imperiled the OECD’s Plans for a Global Minimum Tax on Corporations

Fortune
In her op-ed, Lisa De Simone, associate professor of accounting, weighs in on the possible fate of global minimum tax after the Inflation Reduction Act.

 

Ranks of Rich Americans Exploded During the 2010s: Muni-Wise

Bloomberg
A lack of economic diversity can be detrimental to a city, according to John Griffin, professor of finance.

 

Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of Texas-Austin

CoinDesk
CoinDesk ranks McCombs’ Blockchain Initiative at No. 35 in an article quoting Cesare Fracassi, associate professor of finance.

 

Male Allies Help Advance Gender Equity, UT Austin Study Suggests

HR Dive
Research by Insiya Hussain, assistant professor of management, shows women and men are most likely to move toward workplace equality when they walk together.

 

US Chipmakers Caught in Geopolitical Crossfire of Semiconductor Arms Race

S&P Global
Edward Anderson, professor of IROM, explains why US chipmakers are struggling to meet demand.

 

UT System Board of Regents Honors Faculty Member for Outstanding Teaching

Ramesh Yerraballi, distinguished senior lecturer in the master of science in information technology and management, was one of only 14 faculty members across the UT system selected for the award.

 

5 Ways to Prioritize Experiences Over Stuff

The Goal Digger Podcast
Research from 2020 on material versus experiential purchases by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, is featured in Jenna Kutcher's popular lifestyle and career blog.

 

How Being Kind at Work (to Others and Yourself) Can Combat Burnout

Lifehacker
Kindness research by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, is mentioned in an article about fighting burnout at work.

 

You May Have a Lot More to Lose from Not Quitting Than You Think, Experts Say

CNN
Raj Raghunathan, professor of marketing, discusses the misconception around quitting and failure and the danger of persevering at the expense of one’s health and well-being.

 

2022 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Annual CEO Retreat

Down to Business with Bobby Kerr
John N. Doggett, professor of instruction in management, discusses the culture’s shifting view of “success” in a podcast covering the Ernst & Young annual CEO retreat.

 

Corporate Tax Rate Report

WalletHub
For insight into the country’s current corporate tax system as well as its potential fixes, WalletHub turns to Andrew Belnap, assistant professor of accounting, for his expertise in the fields of accounting and tax law.

 

Female Execs Hone Customer Strategy

Scienmag
New research by Vijay Mahajan, professor of marketing, and Chandra Srivastava, Ph.D. ’19, marketing lecturer, shows women in leadership can steer businesses toward greater customer satisfaction and, especially in some environments, greater shareholder value.

 

How Spirituality Can Help You Professionally

Psychology Today
An article co-written by Shefali Patil, associate professor of management, and Evan Gagnon, MBA '24, outlines research and personal experience on the benefits of adopting a spiritual perspective at work.

 

The Rise of Social Media Has Had a Profound Effect on Journalism and Reporting

Malaysian Digest
Research by Susan Broniarczyk, professor of marketing, and Adrian Ward, assistant professor of marketing, about the effects of social media is referenced in a piece about journalism of today.

 

Opinion/Solutions: The Unexpected Power of Random Acts of Kindness

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The New York Times article featuring kindness research by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, continues to garner attention.

 

Best Credit Cards for Students with No Credit: Ask the Experts

WalletHub
Mary Lou Poloskey, assistant professor of instruction in finance, responds to common questions from students seeking to build their credit.

 

Inflation Remains High, Raising Fears of Interest Rate Hikes

PBS News Hour
Julie Coronado, professor of finance, says this week’s inflation report points to a harder landing for the economy than she had hoped.

 

The IRS is Getting a Lot More Money for Audits. Should You be Worried?

Los Angeles Times
Lisa De Simone, associate professor of accounting, is quoted in an article on the IRS’s upcoming upgrades.

 

Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize to Honor Jegadeesh and Titman for Momentum Investing at September Conference

Wharton News
Sheridan Titman, professor of finance, along with Narasimhan Jegadeesh of Goizueta Business School at Emory University, win the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for their research on momentum investing.

 

Recruiting Male Allies Boosts Women at Work

Phys.org
A study by Insiya Hussain, assistant professor of management, shows that when men and women voice equity concerns together, they move the needle.

 

The World Needs More Kind People, Try and Be Generous in Your Actions

The Economic Times
Kindness research by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, is highlighted internationally.

 

EY’s Challenge Only Just Beginning After Leaders Sign Off on Historic Split

The Marcet
Jeffrey Johanns, associate professor of instruction in accounting, comments in an article about the November vote to separate EY’s advisory and auditing arms.

 

When the White House Claps Back: Is the Official Twitter Tone Part of Biden's Shifting Approach?

Yahoo! News
Raji Srinivasan, professor of marketing, offers a public relations perspective on the White House’s recent social media activity.

 

Sharing News Articles on Social Media — Whether They've Actually Read Them or Not — Makes People Believe They Know More about a Subject than They Actually Do, Study Finds

Insider
Research by Susan Broniarczyk, professor of marketing and associate dean for research, and Adrian Ward, assistant professor of marketing, that shows people mistake social sharing with expertise continues to garner attention.

 

UT Student Startup Tuktuk Provides Budget-Friendly Rideshare

The Daily Texan
The McCombs Entrepreneur Summer Fellowship is mentioned for helping to fund Tuktuk, a unique rideshare option.

 

The Unexpected Power of Random Acts of Kindness

The New York Times
The New York Times showcases assistant professor of marketing Amit Kumar's research on the impact of kindness in one of the paper’s most emailed articles of the week.

 

‘I May Act Like I Know It All’: Is Sharing News on Social Media Harmful? UT Research Says It Can Be

KXAN-Austin
Research by Susan Broniarczyk, associate dean for research and professor of marketing, and Adrian Ward, assistant professor of marketing, explains how sharing information on social media gives people a false sense of expertise.

 

Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services

Texas House of Representatives
Ehud Ronn, professor of finance, testified before the Texas House of Representatives regarding the impact of divestments on Russia’s economy.

 

Can Twitter Help You Get a Better Job

The Blacklight
Andrew Whinston, professor of IROM, comments on his research about Twitter as a tool for climbing the corporate ladder.

 

Could Louisiana Open its Power Market to Competition? Utilities Hope Not.

The New Orleans Advocate
David Spence, professor of BGS, weighs in on the effect deregulation may have on Louisiana’s electric market.

 

Peloton Delays 10-K Annual Report to Complete Accounting

Wall Street Journal
Jeffrey Johanns, associate professor of accounting instruction, discusses companies’ time measurement of their impairment charges.

 

I Share, Therefore I Know

MSN
Research by Susan Broniarczyk, associate dean for research and professor of marketing, and Adrian Ward, assistant professor of marketing, reveals that posting on social media can make people think they know more on a topic than they do

 

Acts of Kindness Have a Bigger Impact on Well-Being Than You Think, According to New Research

Fortune
Fortune's Well section showcases new research on the true impact of kindness from Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing. Fortune

 

You're Underestimating Kindness

Lifehacker
Lifehacker also features Kumar's research on kindness.

 

How College Career Fairs Have Changed Since the Pandemic

Built-In
Sarah Nathan, managing director for recruiting, career management & corporate relations, discusses career fair attendance and the move back to in-person fairs.

           

Apple's Hybrid Work Plans Draw Worker Pushback

TechTarget
Andrew Brodsky, assistant professor of management, weighs in on the efficacy of remote work after several corporations start to call employees back to the office.

 

Art Markman: Going Back to School Should Not Just Be for Kids Anymore

Waco Tribune-Herald
In his op-ed, Art Markman, professor of marketing, mentions business microcredential courses at UT as one option for adults looking to continue their education.

 

Claims of Fraud Surround COVID-19 Relief Payouts

ChinaDaily
Research by John Griffin, professor of finance, and Sam Kruger, assistant professor of finance, is mentioned in an article on fraudulent PPP loans.

 

A Little Good Goes Farther Than You Think

MSN
Research by Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing, explores the impact of kind acts.

           

Gender Pay Gap Across Cultures

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance
Research by Laura Starks, professor of finance, examines how societal norms affect pay gaps between men and women.

 

Kendra Scott WEL Institute at University of Texas at Austin

FOX 7 Austin
Lesley Robinson, director of KS WELI, and Ingrid Villarreal, student board president of KS WELI, outline the Institute’s offerings in a back-to-school segment.

            

Media Can’t Turn Its Back on War in Ukraine

Chicago Sun-Times
Richard Cherwitz, founding director of the Intellectual Entrepreneurship Consortium, argues that the media’s lack of attention on Ukraine could play into Putin’s plan.

            

Decisions, Decisions: Understanding Conformity Bias

Viewpoints Radio
Robert Prentice, professor of BGS, explores people’s tendency to strive for agreement—even when workplace ethics are at stake.

           

Employees Challenge the Eight-Hour Workday with 'Quiet Quitting'

Austonia
Andrew Brodsky, assistant professor of management, weighs in on the “quiet quitting” trend and offers advice for employers.

            

Rise of Digital Leapfrogs—Meet Global Educators & Skills Leaders

International Chamber for Service Industry
Vijay Mahajan, professor of marketing, presents on his new book, Digital Leapfrogs: How Technology is Reshaping Consumer Markets in India.

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