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Professor reappointed editor at The Accounting Review

Chan Li, C.A.

Effect of workplace sound level on physiological well-being revealed in new study

LAWRENCE — The sound made by a refrigerator is just 50 A-weighted decibels. A ringing telephone generates 70 dBA, a leaf blower 110 dBA and a jet engine 150 dBA. But how do these noises affect employees who are exposed to them every day at their workplace?

KU School of Business earns extension of prestigious AACSB accreditation

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Business has maintained its global accreditation in business and accounting for another five years with AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

New model effectively predicts consumers’ retail shopping mobility during a pandemic

LAWRENCE — COVID-19 forced people to contend with travel bans, stay-at-home orders and closure of nonessential businesses. A new study in the Journal of Business Research reveals how this significant event affected consumer mobility and shopping habits.

Online MBA program moves into top 10 of U.S. News & World Report rankings

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Business online MBA program improved nine spots to seventh overall in the 2023 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released today.

Costs vs. benefits of COVID-19 lockdowns and mask mandates revealed in new research

LAWRENCE — Beginning in 2020, most state governors ordered lockdowns and mask mandates to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. But a new study examines how the value of these actions also came with costs.

Internet of Things financial sustainability depends on quality and security

LAWRENCE — Modern technology terms such as “data mining,” “cryptocurrency” and “influencer” went from obscurity to pervasiveness in a matter of months. It’s time to add the Internet of Things (IoT) to that list.

Insider trades on behalf of family are more lucrative than other trades, study finds

LAWRENCE — When people hear the term “insider trading,” they typically think of financial scandals involving Martha Stewart, Ivan Boesky or the movie “Wall Street.” But the term also has far less sinister connotations.

Controversial internal control audits improve operational efficiency for small firms, study finds

LAWRENCE — The November collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX serves as a lesson of what happens when a corporation avoids internal audits of its own financial operations.

Partisan alignment of CEOs and US president increases biased optimism in corporate disclosures

LAWRENCE — With essentially a 50/50 split in both the House and Senate, the country’s political leanings remain equally divided. But for many business leaders, key decisions are based primarily on who is occupying the White House.

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