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Poole College of Management

Aug. 2, 2021


Monthly newsletter with short, actionable insights stemming from research and teaching at the NC State Poole College of Management.

Seb Heese

Researchers Develop Framework for More Efficient Adoption of Medical Innovations

Sebastian Heese and the research team aim to bridge the gap between medical research and workflow management by not only considering the decisions behind adopting new diagnostic tests but also looking at how new tests are integrated into existing clinical workflows.


Mean Tweets and Wall Street

Is there a relationship between social media reactions to supply chain glitches and a company’s financial performance? To answer this question, the research team captured the sentiment of more than 2 billion tweets related to 150 companies and 213 supply chain glitches occurring between 2013 and 2017.

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Tax Havens Can Have Hidden Costs for Corporations

While companies incorporate in tax havens to reduce their tax burden and improve their bottom lines, a recent study finds investors are leery of the risks associated with tax havens.
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Study Highlights How Resilience is Dynamic, Not a Static Character Trait

A new study finds that resilience is a dynamic process, rather than a fixed trait – and suggests this may have significant ramifications for the business world.

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Poole Podcast: Special LIVE with Terrence Holt, CEO of Holt Brother Inc.

Terrence Holt joins us in-studio for a special live episode to discuss his company mission, the importance of leadership and the value of community involvement.

Basiru Usman

Pro Tip: Using Machine Learning to Implement Personalized Product Recommendations

Basiru Usman, teaching assistant professor in the Department of Business Management, explains how companies can implement machine learning with the data mining techniques in basket analysis.


Episode 7: Empathy, Authenticity, and Soft Skills: Next-Generation Leadership with Chuck Saia and Leigh Shamblin

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What skills do the leaders of tomorrow need? How do we teach those skills in the classroom? How has the pandemic changed leadership styles? And what does any of this have to do with an armadillo, a Mandarin duck, an eagle, and a dolphin? Leigh Shamblin, director of leadership and a professor of practice and Chuck Saia, senior partner at Deloitte share their insights on leadership and everything in between.

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