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February 2014 Issue

People Who Plan to Quit Their Job May Unintentionally Give Off Cues


Those who are thinking about jumping ship and leaving their job may be giving off cues that others can pick up on, even if the would-be quitters think they are keeping their plans secret.

Timothy Gardner, a Utah State University associate professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, has completed a study on voluntary turnover and submitt…

Triple Major Jim Allred Shares Path to Success and How Peers Can Do the Same


The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, despite being one of the oldest business schools west of the Mississippi, is a “start-up” compared to some nationally recognized institutions. Yes the school has made dramatic steps towards national prominence in the seven years following Jon M. Huntsman’s generous donation in 2007, but we are still in the growth stag…

Research Finds Correlation Between Political Connections, Federal Reserve Loans


Banks that have better political connections and invest money in lobbying are more likely to get emergency loans from the Federal Reserve System, according to research done by a Huntsman professor.

One might expect lobbyists and politically-connected companies to win favor in the nation’s capital, but the Federal Reserve is a non-partisan entity…