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January 21, 2018

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

January 15, 2018

Study shows children form attitudes about money at young age

The United States is the richest country in the world, yet economists estimate that at least half of Americans won't retire with enough money saved to maintain their current lifestyle.

So, in order to develop interventions to reverse this trend, researchers must understand how people form spending habits, and when.

September 28, 2017

Relax or learn? How best to cope with stress at work

Work stress can lead to a host of problems for employees and organizations. While our intuition and some studies suggest the value of relaxation techniques such as meditation or exercise, there's another alternative that could work even better.

April 13, 2017

Two from U-M to join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two University of Michigan faculty members — one who specializes in judgment and decision behavior, and another interested in the development of ulcers and gastric cancer — have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

January 20, 2017

Research indicates soft skills training boosts productivity

Workers with well-honed soft skills — time and stress management, problem-solving, communication and good teamwork, for example — tend to work at better firms and fetch higher wages.

Employer surveys suggest that this set of skills is just as highly demanded as technical know-how.

January 28, 2016

Innovation gets a boost with the right competition, study finds

Competition has long been seen as a fuel that powers innovation in many industries.

But the type of competition makes a huge difference on how much firms spend on research and development, said Yue Maggie Zhou, professor of strategy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

January 22, 2016

Students compete to revitalize Tiger Stadium site for Detroit youth

The Detroit Police Athletic League and its partners have raised millions to convert the old Tiger Stadium into its headquarters and playing field space for local youths that the nonprofit group serves.

But how will it sustain funding in the years to come while including historical, community and youth development priorities?

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