Research

Our faculty members are attuned to a marketplace that values innovation, entrepreneurialism, analytical thinking and hard work. Their teaching and research equip our students with the wisdom of business scholarship rooted in the experiential lessons of the marketplace.

Find out more about the latest research by browsing current working papers online at Social Science Research Network (SSRN).

Research Articles

September 14, 2023
The Way People Work in Teams Is Changing. Here’s What That Means for You.
If you work with teams of people, there’s no doubt you’ve seen some changes in recent years. Virtual meetings have become commonplace – whether colleagues are working down the hall, from home in the same region, or several time zones away. Organizations often rely on global teams. And new…
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August 9, 2023
Employer and Employee Responses to Dobbs V. Jackson
More than a year has passed since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs V. Jackson ruling overturned federal abortion rights. During this period, employers in states making abortion illegal have stepped in to cover out-of-state abortion-related healthcare not available locally. But to what effect?
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June 23, 2023
Meme Stocks in 2023: What Novice Investors Should Know

Recently screened at the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival, “This is Not Financial Advice” is acclaimed for exploring the multi-million dollar rise and fall of crypto-influencer Glauber Contessoto.

Read the article : Meme Stocks in 2023: What Novice Investors Should Know
May 18, 2023
Pursuing Work-Life Balance Isn’t a Want, It’s a Need for Success
Finding work-life balance may not guarantee your success, but without it, failure is almost inevitable. The pursuit of work-life balance feels like a race without a finish line – people are trying to win the battle of doing more of everything while doing it well. The fruits of those labors create…
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May 11, 2023
How to Handle Worker Concern About Layoffs
It’s been yet another week of mass layoffs. Tech is still leading the charge with LinkedIn, Intel and Novavax firing hundreds of people. Twenty-five percent of the staff at Paramount Global, which includes Showtime and MTV Entertainment Studios, are being let go. We will reportedly continue to see…
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May 4, 2023
The Question You Should Never Ask In a Job Interview
RSE Ventures CEO Matt Higgins says with the Federal Reserve continuing its rate hiking campaign to tame inflation, millions of jobs could be at risk this year. So, he says now is “not” the time to ask a prospective employer what their remote work policy is during a job interview.
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April 20, 2023
Should Entrepreneurs Be Hired in the C-Suite?
You might think bringing an entrepreneur onto a company’s top leadership is a no-brainer. After all, they know how to lead, are risk-takers, and are known for being innovative. But these can be the very reasons why post-entrepreneurs are not hired as executives or for any other job.
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February 9, 2023
Where Does Remote Work Stand Three Years After the Pandemic Emptied Offices?
The unimaginable happened in March 2020. Many employers shuttered their offices and told their employees to work from home. Today, although office workers are still not coming in every day, offices across 10 major U.S. cities are over 50% filled for the first time since the pandemic started. 
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January 31, 2023
The Simple Act That Can Make You a Better Leader at Work and Happier at Home
Being a leader is about more than a title; it’s a mindset. And it fluctuates – people may feel more “leader-like” on some days than others. Feeling capable and confident can make leaders more successful for their organizations, so helping them feel the part every day is critical.
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January 10, 2023
Management Professor’s Research Spurs U.S. Push to Ban Noncompete Agreements for Workers

The United States is moving to ban noncompete agreements in labor contracts, and research from Maryland Smith management professor Evan Starr is behind the push.

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