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).

Social Sciences Research Network

Can We Trace Corporate Generosity to Employee Moods?
But new research finds employee moods have a lot to do with a company's philanthropic efforts.
Mar 23, 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.
Mar 05, 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.
Feb 25, 2020
How To Achieve a Deeper Level of Diversity
Teams thrive when they leverage deeper-level diversity in the viewpoints of their members. Here’s how to do it.
Feb 03, 2020
To Boost R&D, Close Pay Gaps
A new study shows that large pay gaps among R&D professionals at the same job level within an organization can stifle exploratory innovation — the kind that leads to U.S. patent filings.
Dec 05, 2019
Who's the Worst at Negotiating?
Financially vulnerable individuals – those without a savings safety net – stifle their own economic advancement because they negotiate less effectively.
Nov 05, 2019
How Do You Build a Company? It Depends on Where You’re From
A popular video game reveals a clear connection between how much hierarchy founders create in their startups and where they hail from.
Sep 12, 2019
Why Winners Learn To Share Power
Some startups bet everything on a single visionary founder. But organizations with stable shared leadership are more likely to grow and emerge as industry anchors.
Sep 05, 2019
Second Chances After a Fall from Power
Followers sometimes continue to believe in a leader even after loss of status. New Maryland Smith research explores why.
Jul 23, 2019
Bad Bosses Make Themselves Feel Bad Too
Call it karma. Abusive leaders cause suffering not only for their employees, but also for themselves.
Jun 27, 2019

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