Posts Tagged ‘sauder school of business’

When perks don’t work: Unearned upgrades embarrassing for consumers

May. 27, 2013 | Filed under: Beats, Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

New research from UBC’s Sauder School of Business reveals that giving a free bump in service can backfire for retailers if the perk is given randomly in front of others.

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For tastier food, try a dash of workplace injustice

May. 13, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A new UBC study from the Sauder School of Business reveals that experiencing unfair treatment at work can sharpen the taste buds, providing evidence that stress has a physiological effect on people.

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Which B.C. party is better at fiscal management? UBC prof provides independent assessment

May. 9, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

A new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business seeks to provide an independent assessment of the economic track records of British Columbia’s top political parties vying for the May 14th election. The study finds that no one party is significantly better at fiscal management than another. On average since 1991, according to the study, B.C. fiscal performance, compared to that of other provinces, has been modestly better under the NDP.

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Former hockey player and Sauder MBA grad Dustin Sproat’s app connects NHL players and their fans. Wendy D Photograph

Playing the numbers

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Beats, Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Business grad and tech startup CEO Dustin Sproat scores NHL interest with hockey app

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UBC experts for B.C. election

Apr. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Business, Law and Society, Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

From politics to pipelines, UBC experts are available to comment on the upcoming 2013 B.C. election campaign.

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Sauder Prof. Mariano Tappata’s market simulation game puts Monopoly to shame.

Hotel room pricing wars

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Sauder Prof. Mariano Tappata’s market simulation game puts Monopoly to shame

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Global companies beware: Rude customer treatment depends on culture

Mar. 25, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A new UBC study reveals that North American service workers are more likely to sabotage rude customers, while Chinese react by disengaging from customer service altogether.

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Eliminating cash could mean huge savings for governments, says Sauder School of Business Prof. Maurice Levi. Mark Mushet Photograph

No cash, no crime?

Mar. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Eliminating cash would mean big fiscal savings and a cut in crime says UBC Sauder Prof. Maurice Levi

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Better than polls? UBC launches prediction market for B.C. Election

Feb. 27, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

UBC’s Sauder School of Business has launched an online prediction market for investors seeking to predict the outcome of B.C.’s May 14 provincial election.

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Catfight? Workplace conflicts between women get bad rap

Feb. 25, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A new UBC study suggests troubling perceptions exist when it comes to women involved in disputes at work.

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