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Apr 20, 2016

Men in groups tend to show off, pushing each other to display a cultural norm of male daring. This can spur overconfidence and financial risk-taking in Wall Street’s male-dominated culture, new research from finance professor Francesco D’Acunto finds.

Apr 20, 2016

A computer can do as good a job of predicting how many patients will be discharged from a hospital unit on a given day as doctors and nurses, according to new research coauthored by Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management. In some cases, the computer does even better.

Apr 20, 2016
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Spring 2016 edition of Smith Business magazine.

Apr 20, 2016

Twitter can be a brutal world for customer service workers. Complaints about companies are not just public but often harsh: “Sitting on the Tarmac at DFW waiting for a gate! Late again #americanairlines.”

Apr 20, 2016

A new $10 million gift from the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation will support MBA scholarships, undergraduate leadership programs and facility enhancements for the Smith School. The gift, announced in September 2015, will also continue to fund the school's Center for Social Value Creation.

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