Research

CLIC Research Domain

The center’s cross-disciplinary research program involves faculty champions throughout the Smith School who work with other educational institutions and leaders in business, non-profits, and government.

Major Areas of Research

  • Leadership development
  • Leading creativity/innovation
  • Leading organizational changes
  • Factors affecting leadership effectiveness
  • Leading virtual teams
  • Executive coaching—process & consequences

Latest Research

April 16, 2021
Can AI Help Create More Equitable Workplaces?
Can we partner with artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to build a more equitable workforce? New research may offer a way.
Read the article : Can AI Help Create More Equitable Workplaces?
November 12, 2020
Four Things We Miss When Working Remotely
Companies can be as productive remotely as they are in the office. But they need to strategize how to replicate the four things that teams miss most.
Read the article : Four Things We Miss When Working Remotely
September 2, 2020
Asking This in an Interview Could Cost You the Job
Even if you love the work, money is important, too. It’s just not a topic that will help your chances of landing the job, according to research.
Read the article : Asking This in an Interview Could Cost You the Job
August 6, 2020
People can adapt to a ‘new normal’ quickly, it turns out
Even amid a deadly pandemic, billions of people all over the world found a way to carry on. Recent research explores how we adjusted as a pandemic upended our lives.
Read the article : People can adapt to a ‘new normal’ quickly, it turns out
July 13, 2020
How To Manage Your Post-Covid Office Reentry
As employees gradually return to their offices, some are finding the transition a bit rocky. Our expert offers some advice.
Read the article : How To Manage Your Post-Covid Office Reentry
June 8, 2020
Leadership in a WFH Era
As organizations look to make telecommuting a long-term solution, leaders are sorting through the challenges of how to keep employees engaged and connected.
Read the article : Leadership in a WFH Era
June 3, 2020
How To Make Rule-Followers Think Outside the Box
With the right person in charge, finds new research, it’s possible to be the type of employee companies want: ethical and creative.
Read the article : How To Make Rule-Followers Think Outside the Box
March 11, 2020
Working Remotely?
Want to perform like a highly effective virtual team during the Covid-19 crisis? Do these five things.
Read the article : Working Remotely?
March 5, 2020
How Narcissists Affect Teams At Work
When it comes to empowering a team to do their best work, you don’t want a narcissist at the helm, finds new research.
Read the article : How Narcissists Affect Teams At Work
February 25, 2020
Love Your Work and Your Paycheck, Too? Don’t Tell the Hiring Manager
New research finds hiring managers are biased against job candidates who reveal interest in things like pay and benefits, not just the work itself. But being motivated by both is better for organizations and employees.
Read the article : Love Your Work and Your Paycheck, Too? Don’t Tell the Hiring Manager
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