Women Leading Research

Do Lenders Care When Your Auditor Gets Sued?

Financial auditors risk being sued for substandard performance. Their clients also face exposure, but differently, new Maryland Smith research shows.

Mar 21, 2019
How Does A Sad Face Make Consumers Feel?

If you see an ad picturing a child's sad face, it’s likely to stir some emotions. They just might not be the feelings the organization hopes to evoke.

Mar 20, 2019
Can Traditional Thinkers Help Spur Innovation?

Conventional wisdom says innovation flows from the minds of mavericks, not protectors of the status quo. But traditionalists have a role to play.

Mar 19, 2019
How Does Bargaining Power Affect How We Shop?

Online platforms can see a direct correlation between the amount of bargaining power and platform size with merchants, new Maryland Smith research shows.

Mar 18, 2019
Why Does The Gender Pay Gap Vary?

The gender gap in earnings among science and engineering PhD graduates is 20 percent wider in academia than throughout the industry.

Mar 17, 2019
How Can Investors Reduce Uncertainty?

Companies reveal information about risk and uncertainty at peer firms when they issue earnings announcements.

Mar 16, 2019
How Do Relationships Drive B2B Retail?

While a good relationship between a sales representative and buyer won’t always protect the vendor from being shut out of business, it may leave the door open.

Mar 15, 2019
How Do Banks Finance the Unproven Startup?

Banks are the largest source of external financing for startups. Yet banks lack the expertise to monitor startups the way venture capital firms and angel investors do.

Mar 08, 2019
Do You Have Your Moqi?

The Chinese construct of moqi (pronounced MO-chee) provides a useful framework for understanding and improving supervisor-subordinate relationships.

Mar 13, 2019
How Can Remote Teams Communicate Better?

Email, instant messages, video conferencing and Slack each have been touted as instrumental in improving communication for virtual work teams. But do these technologies really deserve the credit they get?

Mar 12, 2019

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