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Research@Smith: Spring 2015

May 11, 2015
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Research@Smith: Spring 2015

Research@Smith: Spring 2015
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Hot or Not
Research by Marko Pitesa
Physical attractiveness can create disadvantages for male job candidates when they are perceived as threats.

Stretched Too Far
Research by Kathryn M. Bartol and Myeong-Gu Seo
Developmental job assignments create stress that sometimes chase employees away, but emotional intelligence can create a buffer against the negative effects.

Innovation Jolt
Research by Rafael Corredoira
Teams searching for innovation increase their odds of success when they include colleagues outside their field’s area of expertise.

Hidden Quota
Research by Cristian Deszö
Companies work hard to get one woman in senior leadership, then they stop. An analysis points to a quota effect in the C suite.

Mining Yelp
PhD spotlight on Smith student Jorge Mejia, who uses online Yelp reviews to predict which Washington, D.C., restaurants will succeed or fail.

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