Wicked Local Framingham quoting Fred Foulkes, Questrom School of Business “Upon news this week that Staples will be purchased for $6.9 billion by a private firm, local officials and business experts said it’s possible the company will slash expenses through store closings and potential employee layoffs…” Expert quote: “They can really do things that they […]
New York Times quoting Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business “It took a decade — and $200 billion in fines — but the big banks are back…” Expert quote: “This isn’t the time to put the brakes on regulation.” View full article.
Computerworld quoting Fred Foulkes, Questrom School of Business “IT pros everywhere feel stressed, and no wonder: Some 81% of CIOs believe that the amount of pressure on technology professionals is higher now than it was just five years ago, according to a 2016 survey of more than 2,500 CIOs conducted by IT staffing firm Robert Half Technology […]
NBC Boston quoting Dirk Hackbarth, Questrom School of Business “Federal regulators are challenging the planned merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, saying the combination of the two largest daily fantasy sports sites would create a company controlling more than 90 percent of the market…” Expert quote: “If anything, more companies should start entering and more companies […]
NPR interviewing Remi Trudel, Questrom School of Business “People used more cups and paper when recycling was an option versus when they had to put them in the trash…” Expert quote: “We noticed that people were just grabbing napkins, like, way more than they needed…” View full interview.
The Hill by David Weil, Questrom School of Business “Wouldn’t it make sense to be able to find out before applying for a job in a dangerous industry, which firms have a safe record, and which do not?…” View full article.
CNN referencing Remi Trudel, Questrom School of Business “Have you ever had your name spelled wrong on a disposable cup in a coffee shop?…” Expert reference: “In another study, Argo and co-author Remi Trudel of Boston University discovered that when an object loses its original shape, its chances of being recycled collapse.” View full article. […]
CBS Boston Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business “Thousands of Massachusetts drivers make their living working for ride-hailing services like Uber…” Expert quote: “Uber is very much setting itself up as a predatory lending mechanism.” View full article.
WIRED Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business “THE GIRLS WERE dancing on a neon tank, wearing sequined bikinis lit up by red and green laser light…” Expert quote: “A black market that can exist on fiat currency will only multiply on virtual currency if unchecked.” View full article.
Lowell Sun Fred Foulkes, Questrom School of Business “It’s been the talk of the town for weeks: Three firefighters and a dispatcher in hot water for their alleged ‘sexual misconduct’ in the fire station.” Expert quote: “Some departments are all volunteer, but full-time firefighters can have long periods of free time and things can happen.” […]