Posts Tagged ‘Business’

September 11th, 2020

Staying afloat in a pandemic

American businesses and workers trying to weather the COVID-19 storm are facing financial and legal danger as the pandemic drags on, straining relationships between companies and employees. Supply chain ruptures have created bare shelves for retailers while layoffs are putting an unknown number of workers at risk for bankruptcy. Working from home, once an aspiration […]

May 22nd, 2019

In the “battle of the thermostat,” USC study finds warmer temperatures improve women’s performance

 Contact: Jenesse Miller (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu Turning up the thermostat at the office may result in higher productivity for women, a new USC study finds. The study found that women performed better on math and verbal tasks at higher temperatures, while the opposite was true for men. As temperatures increased, so did women’s performance […]

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K. Ravi Kumar

Expert on information and operations management, including global operations and outsourcing