Surprise! Stress makes us poorer decision-makers

“When people are anxious or under high levels of stress they are likely to make more mistakes,” said Ronald Burke, professor of organizational studies at York’s Schulich School of Business, in The Globe and Mail. “Because of anxiety they feel pressure to act quickly.”

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Canada's Next Top Ad Exec crowns 2013 winner

On Tuesday, at the annual case-study competition that challenges students to create a business plan for a brand, the third-place team of Telly Carayannakis and Mishba Bholat, both from York University, won $1,000 courtesy of Chevrolet, reported Marketing magazine.

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How green is your school?

York’s Schulich School of Business placed second on the Washington-based Aspen Institute’s global ranking of MBA programs with a focus on social and environmental impact, reported the New York Times.

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Theodore Tolias: Economic crisis in Cyprus

“People’s confidence in banks is the very foundation of banking. So if you’re going to fix a car, you don’t take the wheels away,” said Schulich economics Professor Theodore Tolias on “The Agenda with Steve Paikin”. “Depositors are the wheels of the banking system,” he said.

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