Children raised in a wealthy household and who fail to develop a secure bond with their parents seek out a way to interact with their environment. In fact, as adults, they tend to ascribe human characteristics to non-human objects and animals.
Corporations that strategically use offshore tax shelters to increase profits also increase their positive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices. The authors speculate that these practices may be viewed by consumers and the community as an unethical practice.
A case study of a successful design firm in Denmark finds that employees with seemingly competing interests within the firm, economic stability and artistic freedom, have interactions that are both financially productive and promotes firm cohesion in its mission to deliver cutting edge creativity.
Comparing cash and less tangible forms of money Duclos and Khamitov find that having cash in hand right now reduces any willingness to wait for a larger payoff at a later time. This holds important implications for understanding saving behaviours.
In a sophisticated topic modelling analysis of general business publications over the last century, Ivey researchers show that marketing as a discipline is increasingly influential to both general and quantitative practice, and is likely to become more important.
Shawn Liu, HBA ’20, was named a Global Winner in the Business category of the 2020 Global Undergraduate Awards for his research on the benefits of the circular economy on supply chains. Michelle Li, HBA ’20, was also named a Highly Commended Entrant in the competition.