Illustration of colleagues sneering at their coworker who was just crowned "MR. Stressed" complete with sash.

‘Stress bragging’ backfires at work

Management researcher Jessica Rodell found people who brag about their stress levels are seen as less competent and less likable by their co-workers.

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Seed grants for faculty research cultivate new external funding at Terry College

Supported by private donations, seed grant funding for the college’s Business, Systems, and Technology Innovation Initiative and then its Sustainability Initiative was offered to faculty to support key goals in the college’s five-year strategic plan. To date, 21 grants have been awarded to 31 faculty members, representing all of Terry College’s academic departments. 

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A lasting impact

It was a gray November 2023 afternoon, chilly and damp. But inside the Business Learning Community, the mood was festive and bright. A crowd gathered inside Amos Hall’s Casey Commons to celebrate a milestone for the Terry College of Business: the University of Georgia’s Department of Economics had a new name.

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CSR signals reveal more than a company’s values  

Debates about ESG or corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaigns often pit a company’s shareholders against its stakeholders, but evidence from the markets paints a different picture.  

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Too much of a good thing?

They say variety is the spice of life, but what if eating, listening or watching the same thing on repeat, rather than constantly switching among them, actually prolongs your enjoyment of a favorite snack, song or video? 

Visiting international scholar Jan Recker speaks with faculty and graduate students at the Terry Department of Management Information Systems

Visiting Scholar: Jan Recker

Jan Recker, Terry College’s inaugural visiting international scholar and Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow and Nucleus Professor for Information Systems and Digital Innovation at the University of Hamburg, has built a career studying the different ways people put technology to work.