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Relationship marketing builds illusionary loyalty as salespeople capture customers’ hearts

The battle to win and keep customers in an increasingly competitive and crowded marketplace has become tougher as more companies and products are available to the free world.

Employees who believe they are ‘ethical’ or ‘moral’ people might not be

Bad behavior seems rampant in business, and scholars are divided as to why people act ethically or unethically.

Holier than thou? Employees who believe they are ‘ethical’ or ‘moral’ might not be



Bad behavior seems rampant in business, and scholars are divided as to why people act ethically or unethically.

UW honors The Foster Foundation’s philanthropy with new name for Business School

University of Washington president Mark A.

Fewer degrees of separation make companies more innovative, creative

“I read somewhere that everybody on this planet is separated by only six other people.

CEOs reap financial benefits from mergers regardless of stock performance

Following an acquisition of another company, chief executive officers’ compensation levels usually increase, even when the purchase turns out to be unprofitable, according to researchers at the University of Washington and University of British Columbia.

Washington’s minority businesses guardedly optimistic despite hurdles

Competition from big businesses, unmet financing needs and weak sales forecasts are the most pressing concerns shared by Washington state’s minority small-business owners, according to researchers at the University of Washington.

Competition challenges undergraduates from around the world

Students from universities spanning the globe will congregate in Seattle April 16-21 to compete in the University of Washington Business School’s ninth annual Global Business Case Competition.

Bud Saxberg’s half-century: Business prof celebrates 50 years at the UW — and counting

When Borje “Bud” Saxberg starting teaching at the UW Business School, tuition was about $100 per quarter, assistant professors made $6,000 annually, and the school was located in the Quad, a fair distance from where it now occupies Balmer and MacKenzie Halls.

Should I stay or should I go? What makes employees voluntarily leave or keep their jobs

Employers would be better at keeping workers if they focused on why their employees want to stay rather than what kinds of things make them quit, according to researchers from the University of Washington and Truman State University.

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