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Brain scans light the way to do-it-yourself investing

Camelia Kuhnen discusses the role of emotions, the brain and genetics in risk taking. (Oct. 7)



China considering replacing central bank head

Christian Lundblad said the change would increase uncertainty about whether China wanted to slow the pace of economic reforms. (Sept. 25)


Financial Times

Managers cannot wash their hands of employees’ routine tasks

Dave Hofmann and Brad Staats show that tired workers in demanding jobs stop doing small, vital tasks quickly. (Sept. 29)



Princeton Review and Entrepreneur name top programs

UNC Kenan-Flagler ranked No. 11 for MBA programs and No. 12 for undergraduate programs. (Sept. 16)


Harvard Business Review

How to manage scheduling software fairly

Saravanan Kesavan and Brad Staats write about their research that shows retailers struggle with scheduling. (Sept. 2)


The Wall Street Journal

HP split comes as investors say big isn’t better

Anil Shivdasani says shares of North American conglomerates underperformed more focused rivals by 11.4 percent on average. (Oct. 6)


Poets & Quants

MBA orientations

Building bikes for local youth was one way UNC Kenan-Flagler lived its core values of community and teamwork during orientation. (Sept. 9)


Bloomberg Businessweek

Millenials' promotions stall as new firms' hiring eases

Young employees may be more risk-tolerant and so a better fit for chancy startups, said Paige Ouimet. (Sept. 3)


MIT Sloan Management Review

The opportunity paradox

Chris Bingham finds that focus might be as important as flexibility – and a firm’s focus might influence its flexibility and vice versa. (Sept. 16)

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