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Jun 2, 2009

Study: Lack of Capital Not a ‘Death Sentence’ for Start-Ups

A new study from North Carolina State University is turning the conventional wisdom about technology start-up companies on its head, showing that ventures with moderate levels of undercapitalization can still be successful and that a great management team is not more important than a top-notch technology product when it comes to securing sufficient amounts of… 

Mar 17, 2009

Studies Show That Nice Guys Finish First in Business World

When it comes to leading a team tasked with developing new products and bringing them to market, new research from North Carolina State University shows that being nice and playing well with others gives you a very real competitive advantage. One new study shows that project managers can get much better performance from their team… 

Mar 16, 2009

NC State Tax Expert Can Help You Save Money This Year and Next

April 15 is less than a month away, and many people are struggling with their tax returns. Federal tax law is constantly changing, and understanding the new rules can save you a lot of money. For example, Dr. Roby Sawyers explains, a new extra standard deduction for real estate taxes paid could save you hundreds… 

Feb 23, 2009

Study Shows Father/Daughter Relationships Lead To More Girls Following Dad’s Career Path

Good news, dad! All those times your daughter appeared to be tuning you out? She was probably paying more attention than you thought. In fact, a new study co-authored by a researcher from North Carolina State University says the relationship between fathers and daughters is leading to an increase in the number of daughters who… 

Feb 16, 2009

Look At More Than Just Price To Find the Best Travel Bargains, New Study Says

If you’re looking for bargain air travel, a new study finds that you should look at more than just the ticket price. Instead, a researcher at North Carolina State University who co-authored the study says that consumers need to consider the quality of the flights being offered in order to get the best “price efficiency.”