Raising minimum wage doesn’t cause small business job losses

Increases in the federal minimum wage don't hurt jobs at small businesses as much as some people may fear, according to new research.

Edward Lempinen-UC Berkeley • futurity
March 23, 2023 ~8 min

Auto-renew subscriptions don’t build loyal customers

Automatic subscription renewals may boost subscribers in the short term, but it's a bad strategy over time, a working paper finds.

Stanford • futurity
March 22, 2023 ~7 min

Repeat product recalls don’t always prompt change

What gets a company to do better after a mistake, such as product recalls? New research finds some surprising answers.

Olivia Hall-Syracuse • futurity
March 7, 2023 ~5 min

Shoeshine Businesses Disappearing in the U.S.

VOA Learning English • voa
March 5, 2023 ~4 min

Why the promised fourth industrial revolution hasn't happened yet

AI and 3D printing could transform the way we make things, but many companies have been slow to take advantage.

Ralf Seifert, Professor of Operations Management, International Institute for Management Development (IMD) • conversation
Feb. 27, 2023 ~8 min

What are the pros and cons of digital workers?

Digital employees can work 24/7 and don't ever ask for a raise. But should companies be jumping into the AI revolution now?

Rachel Cramer-Iowa State • futurity
Feb. 21, 2023 ~9 min

Misleading financial reports may be a recession red flag

Misleading financial statements can be an early sign of a recession, according to a new model researchers have created.

Pate McCuien-U. Missouri • futurity
Jan. 12, 2023 ~5 min

Does education boost entrepreneurship?

A new study offers evidence that more education can increase entrepreneurship in the US, especially among women.

Rachel Cramer-Iowa State • futurity
Dec. 20, 2022 ~7 min

This sales combo reels in new customers

The enthusiasm of their new salespeople and the experience of their veteran staff are key to attracting new customers, research finds.

Pate McCuien-U. Missouri • futurity
Dec. 16, 2022 ~5 min

Expert: Tech industry layoffs are copycat behavior

Layoffs literally kill people, says professor Jeffrey Pfeffer. And lack evidence-based justification.

Melissa De Witte-Stanford • futurity
Dec. 15, 2022 ~9 min