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Why do people eat the same breakfast every day? [study]
Why do people eat the same breakfast every day? [study] ● “ Many people happily eat the same foods for breakfast day after day, yet seek more variety in the foods they eat for lunch and dinner.“ But why? Carey K. Morewedge [pictured] who is a Professor of Marketing and Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar in the Questrom School of ... [ click to read full item ]
Should shopping carts be more like wheelbarrows? [marketing study]
Should shopping carts be more like wheelbarrows? [marketing study] ● Supermarket shopping carts (trolleys) tend to have horizontal handles – would people buy more things if the handles were parallel – like a wheelbarrow? New research from City University of London and the University of Innsbruck suggest that the answer could be ‘yes’. In an experimental study : “supermarket shoppers ... [ click to read full item ]
Canine Co-leadership Actorhood in Organizations [dog study]
Canine Co-leadership Actorhood in Organizations [dog study] ● “Dogs are mostly ignored by organization theory despite the existence of a rich literature on human–animal studies that helps theoretical extension in the direction of organization studies.” Professor Miguel Pina e Cunha [pictured] along with colleagues Arménio Rego and Iain Munro show : “why and to what extent dogs are ... [ click to read full item ]

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