Study: Individual Rewards Can Boost Team Performance at Work
Conventional wisdom has held that boosting team performance in the workplace should focus on rewarding entire teams that perform well – and that rewarding individuals increases competition rather than helping team performance. But new research finds that rewarding individual workers can boost performance both for other workers and for the team.
Research Suggests Business Leaders Should Re-Think How They Treat Team Members
New findings suggest business leaders who oversee teams need to find a middle ground in how they treat team members – or risk hurting team performance.
Study: Charter Schools Can Lead Families To Buy Homes Nearby
A new study finds that families with children enrolled at a charter school are likely to move closer to the school. The finding may have relevance for urban renewal efforts.
Analysis of 50 Years of Hit Songs Yields Tips for Advertisers
Researchers from North Carolina State University have analyzed 50 years’ worth of hit songs to identify key themes that marketing professionals can use to craft advertisements that will resonate with audiences.
NC State Shelton Forum to Focus on Strategic Leadership
George Bodenheimer, executive chairman of ESPN Inc., and retired four-star Gen. Ann Dunwoody, who managed the Army’s global supply chain in Iraq and Afghanistan, will be the keynote speakers for NC State University’s General Hugh Shelton Leadership Forum on Friday, […]
NC State Partners With Volvo Group to Provide Job-Ready Talent
North Carolina State University will partner with the Volvo Group to provide job-ready talent for the global automotive manufacturer as part of the company’s Academic Partner Program (APP) Preferred Talent Partner Cooperation Program. The relationship was formalized with the signing […]
NC State, SKEMA Offer Graduate Curriculum in Global Luxury Management
A new one-year, dual-degree graduate study option developed jointly by North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management and SKEMA Business School is designed to prepare the next generation of managers for the growing global luxury goods and services market. SKEMA […]
Study Shows How The Brain Responds To Deceptive Advertising
Several specific regions of our brains are activated in a two-part process when we are exposed to deceptive advertising, according to new research conducted by a North Carolina State University professor. The work opens the door to further research that […]
Project Aims To Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention Materials For African-American Women
African-American women make up a disproportionate number of HIV/AIDS cases in the United States. Researchers from North Carolina State University are trying to change that, leading a National Science Foundation project aimed at developing HIV/AIDS prevention materials that resonate with […]
Toyota Recalls Made No Dent On Their Brand
A study from North Carolina State University shows that Toyota’s safety-related recalls that began in 2009 made little to no impact on how consumers perceived the brand.