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Do goalies get hot in the playoffs?

New research disproves a long-held “cognitive illusion” that hockey goaltenders improve under pressure.

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How Entrepreneurship Can Address Society's Grand Challenges

Canada Research Chair in Social Entrepreneurship, Angelique Slade Shantz, discusses her research on how it can help individuals, communities, and businesses tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges.

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Prof. Emily Block's new book showcases the power of business in rebuilding post-conflict and other challenging communities

Business on the Edge is drawn from nearly two decade's worth of experiences from a popular class she co-founded.

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Five Stars? Really?

Consumers inflate overall ratings when asked to rate various aspects of their experience online.

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Firms embracing diversity may trade short-term pain for long-term gain

Companies may need to prepare as they adjust to culture shifts, business professor finds.

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The research is in: Here's how creative ads affect purchase intention for new products.

Advertising creatively can significantly affect consumer processing of ads and subsequent brand responses, according to a new study co-authored by business researcher.

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