Costello College of Business Faculty Media Mentions

  • August 18, 2023

    When confronted with sexist humor at work, women are often left with no good option, explains Mandy O'Neill in an op-ed for Smartbrief.

  • November 3, 2022

    Business Foundations Professor George Perry told DC News Now the NFL group “is small because they’ve got to be billionaires, basically,” and that they will be checking whether to vet the financial security of any potential owner or owners.

  • November 2, 2022

    Lack of “fit” is often cited as a key reason why new hires fail in their roles. But Management Professor Sarah Wittman argues in the Harvard Business Review that “fit” doesn’t always stem from incompatibility, but rather can come from a failure to complete the psychological transition from one identity to another.

  • November 1, 2022

    “Not everybody has the luxury or the ability to take school groups to see the hives and to learn about them,” says Business for a Better World co-director Lisa Gring-Pemble. This was the driving force behind the Hive Alive project, which uses virtual reality to teach local students about bees in an immersive manner.

  • October 31, 2022

    A number of retail mergers and acquisitions went awry in 2022. So what’s in store for 2023? "If this holiday season doesn’t go well, then you’re probably going to see more talks of mergers and acquisitions,” said Gautham Vadakkepatt, director of the Center for Retail Transformation, in an interview with Retail Dive.

  • October 28, 2022

    “Potential homebuyers face a difficult predicament,” said Finance Professor Derek Horstmeyer in an interview with ABC News, “since mortgage rates will likely remain elevated for at least a year and a dearth of housing supply will take as many as 10 years to address.” 

  • October 28, 2022

    While the bill allocates billions in incentives to encourage chip manufacturers to build or expand fabrication plants across the country, it also includes an 'and science' opportunity in the form of small business innovation research and technology grants, which “will play a large role in the university setting and create more funding for R&D, scientific research and innovation,” says Rebecca Howick, Director of Operations for the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

  • September 27, 2022

    Prioritization, not capacity, is the real issue facing allies as they continue to supply Ukraine but also to ensure NATO members have enough defense items, writes Center for Government Contracting Executive Director Jerry McGinn in a commentary for DefenseNews

  • October 19, 2022

    From old-fashioned self-scan machines to stores with no physical checkout at all, the options are growing for improving the experience. There are a few reasons these technologies are gaining steam. “First, of course, is the labor shortage that we’re dealing with,” said Gautham Vadakkepatt, marketing professor and director of the Center for Retail Transformation in an interview with C-Store Dive.

  • October 22, 2022

    For most drivers in the United States, obeying a stop sign upon approaching an intersection is an unavoidable annoyance. But for Finance Professor Jiasun Li, it's a problem waiting to be solved.