Smith Research

Pitching Novel Ideas to the Boss
Academy of Management Journal
Have an amazing idea that could have a big impact for your organization? Now it’s up to you to really sell it to your boss.
Aug 14, 2018
Can Robots Create Better Movie Trailers?
Journal of Marketing
Maryland Smith's Michel Wedel has helped produce the first known research that develops a model for editing trailers to produce short — and effective — promo clips.
Jul 25, 2018
Decoding the Way Social Media Makes Us Shop
Journal of Marketing
"It's unclear whether presence in social media and the traffic that companies get through social media are actually doing well in the storefront," the researchers explain.
Jul 25, 2018
Speediness Isn't The Same For All Physicians
Organization Science
Studying landmark guidelines for the use of coronary stents, researchers explore how quickly physicians respond to and apply new information in their line of work.
Jul 24, 2018
How Better Benefits Affect the Bottom Line
Journal of Business Ethics
“You need to be above the market, because the moment everyone has the same thing, employees think they can always go out and look for another job," the researchers explain.
Jul 24, 2018
The Value of Outside-In Perspectives at IT Firms
MIS Quarterly
Input from independent board members helps companies stay ahead of new entry threats in the fast-paced world of technology, Maryland Smith research shows.
Jul 20, 2018
Transform from the Bottom Up
Journal of Applied Psychology
How best should companies seek to evolve? Continuous organizational change is likely to have its roots at lower “work unit” levels and wind its way upward.
Jul 19, 2018
Trapped But Not Lost With Limited Mobility
Strategic Management Journal
Nobody likes to feel trapped. But employees benefit in some ways when two factors combine to pin them in place, making it harder for them to exit their organizations with valuable knowledge.
Jul 19, 2018

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