Business and Economics

Using humour can help managers encourage hotel staff to provide guests with better service. Hotel managers who share a smile and a joke with their teams are more likely to see staff 'going the extra mile' when engaging with customers, a new study reveals. Using humour has the effect of raising team energy and prompting more positive staff behaviour towards guests - particularly among 'less-traditional' workers and employees who prefer to have different experiences.

Well-structured capital market instruments such as sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) can help scale up investments in nature restoration projects.

Mark Dredze, associate professor of computer science, discusses BloombergGPT, the first large language model built specifically for the finance industry.

People who meditate every day are less likely to avoid negative information. This is a finding in a new study by a research team including researchers from ETH Zurich.

EXPERTS ADVISORY California, Nevada and Arizona have reached an agreement to cut their water use from the Colorado River. University of Michigan experts are available to discuss this historic deal and its implications.

More than half of creatives who put on live/location-based immersive experiences are having to self-fund performances, a new report finds.

A medical device developed by a Simon Fraser University alumnus to provide real-time overdose monitoring and detection is now one step closer to providing harm reduction solutions-for impacted individuals and service providers addressing the issue-after acquisition by a digital health company.

Independent report from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies shows women in three African countries earned and saved significantly more money through participation in an initiative led by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Cindy Alejandra Heredia's journey from Laredo, Texas, took her to leading the MIT autonomous vehicle team and to an MBA from MIT Sloan.

Economics - May 26

Consumer sentiment slipped 7% due to renewed concerns about the trajectory of the economy, erasing nearly half of the gains achieved since the all-time historic low from last June. Consumers' worries about the outlook of the economy in both the short and long run worsened considerably given the negative news about the economy, including the debt ceiling crisis.

Economics - May 23

A research project at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) analyses diversity in the audiovisual industry based on the presence of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) operators in Spain.

Economics - May 18

Business, Law & Society. Sachintha Wickramasinghe A UBC Sauder School of Business study shows that when people buy blush-inducing items, they choose self-checkout-or failing that, the most robotic human available.

Dennis Schol defended his PhD thesis at the department of Mathematics and Computer Science on May 16th.

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