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With a game show as his guide, VCU researcher uses AI to predict deception

Findings could be used to analyze human behaviors in high-stakes scenarios, such as presidential debates, business negotiations and court trials.

Leveraging Equity in Residential Property to Provide Retirement Income

In this comprehensive study, Associate Professor Pawan Jain from the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate uncovers why so few individuals use home equity release schemes despite their potential to ease financial strains in retirement.

Creating more people-centered, humanistic organizations

In a recent article published in the Academy of Management Review, Associate Professor Chris Reina provides a foundation for transforming business organizations to a more people-centered focus.

Can a statistical technique help the NFL make better draft decisions?

Newly published research by Professor Jason Merrick in Management Science introduces a novel methodology for improving forecasting accuracy by combining expert opinions, even with limited data.

There’s a right way and a wrong way to deliver negative feedback

How a manager frames goals affects an employee’s ensuing performance, finds Lindsay M. Andiola, associate professor of accounting.

How Much do Customer Ordering Practices Drive Medical Supplies Distribution (In)Efficiency for Primary Care Markets?

In examining the intricate relationship between customer ordering and supply chain distribution performance, this study concentrates on the U.S. medical supplies industry, where wholesalers apply substantial data visibility.

From Russia with Fear: Fear Appeals and the Patterns of Cyber-Enabled Influence Operations

Diving into state-sponsored influence operations (IO) on social media and challenging the notion that their sole purpose is to create division, this study reveals a strategic link between these operations and domestic events, such as protests, to manipulate social media for gain.

Overbooked and Overlooked: Machine Learning and Racial Bias in Medical Appointment Scheduling

In using machine learning for appointment scheduling, the challenge arises when certain racial groups have a higher chance of missing appointments. This can lead to these patients being scheduled during busy times, impacting their service experience negatively. To address this, researchers proposed new ways of scheduling that balance the cost and avoid racial disparities.

At national conference, two dozen VCU undergraduates present research on sitcoms, science and more

The students, including a sophomore double-majoring in political science in VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences and business management in the School of Business , were featured at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Researchers ascend rankings

Future Looks Bright for IS Faculty

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