Dustin Sleesman, Assistant Professor of Management in the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware, wrote an article in Forbes highlighting his research on how fairness impacts decision-making. In a series of studies, he and a co-author at Michigan State University found that when people consider fairness, they take the perspective of others and make decisions that benefit them, especially when there is a great deal of uncertainty about the decision.
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Lerner in the Media
Burton Abrams, professor of economics, has his research on the cause of inflation in the 1970's cited and his comments from an interview quoted concerning Janet Yellen's lack of commitment to fighting inflation.
Numerous hits in the US, Asian Press and other International titles - article on Albia Group, India quotes Charles Elson, UD.
Article highlights the Lerner College convocation speech delivered by Robert Siegfried in May. Siegfried is a recipient of UD’s Wall of Fame award and currently serves as chair of the college’s Advisory board.
Article quotes Helen Bowers, UD, who said, "the legal actions also help to restore faith and confidence in the country's financial system"
Companies need to be careful about lavishing their leaders with pay that's far out of whack with what their other employees get, said Charles Elson at the University of Delaware.
Dana Herbert, a 1998 UD graduate and winner of TLC reality TV show “Next Great Baker” has opened a new bakery on Kirkwood Highway in Newark.
967 students from PA, NJ, and DE who took the personal-finance course developed by UD, "Keys to Financial Success," on average, increased their personal-finance knowledge by more than 60 percent
Article explores a story on the health of JP Morgans CEO. Charles Elson, UD said, "These folks came out quickly and they did exactly what they were supposed to do."
Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, discussed the entanglement of the company's founder with the brand's identity.