The center’s cross-disciplinary research program will have faculty champions
stationed throughout the Smith School to work with other educational institutions
and leaders in business, non-profits, and government.
Areas of Research
List of Recent Publications
Smith Business Magazine, Spring 2010
Want to develop leadership for the next generation? Try stretch assignments.
Managers with Stretch Assignments
Smith Business Close-Up, November 2009
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up Paul Tesluk talks about
how to help employees stretch to develop into top managers.
Developing Managerial Talents Through Stretch Assignments
Research@Smith, October 2009
On-the-job experience can be a powerfully transformative tool for
professional growth—in fact, research indicates it may be the primary vehicle
for learning critical leadership skills.
Development from Research to Practice
Research@Smith, September 2008
The Smith School’s Center for Human Capital, Innovation and Technology (HCIT)
explores issues at the intersection of these three key management resources and
leverages this knowledge to help organizations develop their leaders to their
Creating the Best Environment for Knowledge Sharing
Smith Business Magazine, Spring 2007
Business success in the digital era is driven by information; knowledge
sharing within organizations is crucial but not easy to achieve.
Motivational Mechanisms and Knowledge Sharing
Research@Smith, January 2007
Understanding the different factors that motivate workers to share knowledge,
and the ways that those factors interact, can help managers create an
environment that results in the greatest amount of knowledge sharing,
utilization and performance.
Smith Business Close-Up, September 2004
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up Dr. Joyce Russell,
professor and a recognized expert in organizational behavior and human resource
management, discusses executive coaching.