Smith Research

A Dynamic Pricing Model for Non-Clairvoyants
Production and Operations Management
Setting prices for trendy items requires guesswork — unless you’re clairvoyant. For everyone else, professor Zhi-Long Chen has a dynamic model.
May 16, 2018
Understanding Industry Incubation
Strategic Management Journal
Who needs products? Many startups thrive below ground, according to research from the Smith School's Rajshree Agarwal.
May 14, 2018
Beware of CFOs with Large Signatures
Journal of Accounting Research
There's more to signature size than meets the eye. As it turns out, chief financial officers with large signatures are more willing to exploit others and bend the truth in their favor.
May 11, 2018
When Traditionalism Helps Innovation
Journal of International Business Studies
New research from Smith School professor Debra L. Shapiro finds that innovation teams benefit when they include traditionalists and mavericks.
May 10, 2018
The Value of Opposing Viewpoints
Academy of Management Journal
Team members aren’t always going to agree with leaders’ goals and strategies. And sometimes, having disagreement among teams is actually ideal for dealing with complex problems.
Apr 30, 2018
A New Approach to the Supply Chain Cash Flow
Management Science
There are benefits to a fairly recent supply chain innovation: Rather than leaving small suppliers on their own to obtain financing, influential buyers are stepping up as intermediaries.
Apr 25, 2018
Transformational Leadership Artistry
Human Resource Management
Scholars point to transformational leadership as being one of the more useful leadership skills, and two Smith School researchers reveal why.
Apr 18, 2018
Business Gets Personal For CFOs
Contemporary Accounting Research
New research suggests that CFOs have a significant influence on firms’ disclosure decisions and respond to personal litigation risk over and above corporate litigation risk.
Apr 16, 2018

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