Sacramento leadership gave a technology startup a $100,000 subsidy to relocate to the city. Scott Shane, the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, likened city subsidies to risky bets, stating, “Nine out of 10 of these things fail.”
Chris Laszlo, PhD, Char and Chuck Fowler Professor of Business as an Agent of World Benefit and faculty executive director of the Fowler Center, discusses the role of mindfulness practices in business and the conversation management scholars are having about spirituality and religion's place in the workplace.
Much of the anger and anxiety in the 2016 election is fueled by the sense that economic opportunity is slipping away for many Americans. This week, as part of NPR's collaborative project with member stations, A Nation Engaged, Susan Helper, PhD, Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics, among others, addresses the question: What can be done to create economic opportunity for more Americans?
J.B. Silvers, the John R. Mannix Medical Mutual of Ohio Professor of Health Care Finance, weighed in on the compensation of New Jersey hospital CEOs, and how they are kept in check. "What holds it down is the IRS. In order to maintain not-for-profit status, you cannot pay excessive compensation," he said.