University of Washington Foster School of Business

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The University of Washington has hard data showing that an unexpectedly beautiful day outside can influence how we make decisions at work. Specifically, it can lead people to become more careless.  

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Business owners in Seattle and around the state are lining up to tap the expertise of an unusual group of consultants: undergraduates at the University of Washington.

That may sound surprising, since the students mostly just have a few internships on their resumes. But their consulting class pushes them to dive deep into their clients’ business problems and deliver tangible, practical advice.

For one local chef, it’s a partnership that has yielded results.