Topic: Department of Management

Experts Available to Discuss Dell Shareholder Meeting

July 16, 2013

A few months ago, Michael Dell made headlines with his announcement to turn his 29-year-old company created in his UT Austin dorm room, Dell Inc., private. This week, shareholders will meet to vote on his plan.

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Headliners: In Defense of Telecommuting

March 14, 2013
Headliners: In Defense of Telecommuting

Sociologist Jennifer Glass opines about telecommuting in the New York Times, Robert Chesney weighs in about drones, and more UT faculty share their expertise with the media. Read more.

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Skeleton crew

Oct. 25, 2010
Skeleton crew

From "dead time" to "creeping inflation," terrifying terms are explained by fearless faculty from the Macabre School of Business.

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Companies that quiet employee opinions alienate workers and miss out on big ideas

Sept. 7, 2009

There's a scene in an episode of the television series "The Office" in which the incompetent boss Michael Scott (played by Steve Carell) tries to impress his supervisor by sharing employee ideas from a suggestion box, which he claims to sort through regularly.

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Loss of Control Leads People to Seek Order Through Superstition, Ritual

Oct. 2, 2008

Individuals who lack control seek to find and impose order in the world through superstition, rituals and conspiratorial explanations, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin and published in Science.

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