Trend specialist Sanei to share his “forever profitable” insights
Each and every business strives to be profitable – not just profitable but forever profitable. In this day and age, where tough economies have affected profitability, businesses across the globe have taken strain. Downsizing, liquidations and bankruptcy are among the many terms that we have become accustomed to hearing.... Read more
Believe it.  World is more peaceful
It might surprise many people to hear that the world is growing more peaceful. The recently released 2017 Global Peace Index (GPI), produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, finds that the global level of peace has improved slightly by 0.28 per cent over the past year. Higher... Read more
Why the ‘peculiar’ stands out in our memory
Memories that stick with us for a lifetime are those that fit in with a lot of other things we remember – but have a slightly weird twist. It’s this notion of ‘peculiarity’ that can help us understand what makes lasting memories, according to Per Sederberg, a professor of... Read more
Wildfires pollute much more say UC researchers
Naturally burning timber and brush launch what are called fine particles into the air at a rate three times as high as levels noted in emissions inventories at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a new study. The microscopic specks that form aerosols are a hazard to human health,... Read more
Put more humanities into economics implores US academics
In a passionately argued new book, Northwestern University literary scholar Gary Saul Morson and Northwestern President Morton Schapiro make the claim that economics is missing its humanity, and economists must look to literature to make their research work in the real world. In their book, “Cents and Sensibility: What... Read more
Social signals may affect how we see colours: New research
The arrangement of the photoreceptors in our eyes allows us to detect socially significant colour variation better than other types of colour vision, a team of researchers has found. Specifically, our colour vision is superior at spotting “social signalling,” such as blushing or other facial colour changes—even when compared... Read more
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Job seekers who stay in the search longer or see their peers getting hired may falsify their résumés, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management. Published in the Academy of Management Journal, the study analyzed how the length of a job... Read more
While pundits and news outlets claim political polarization in America is at an all-time high since the November 2016 election, a study led by New Mexico State University researchers may have discovered one of the factors driving it – customization technology. “The MIT folks and others mapped out the... Read more
New international agreements commit all UN member nations to solving humanity’s greatest challenges over the next few decades, from eliminating extreme poverty and unhealthy living conditions to addressing climate change and arresting environmental degradation. But how we’ll achieve these extraordinary goals in such a short amount of time remains... Read more
NEW research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction. Researchers at the University of Birmingham, Business School examined changes in reported well-being relative to levels of autonomy using... Read more