Maryland Smith Research

September 3, 2017
Cracking the Wall Street Earnings Puzzle
Markets often react in counterintuitive ways to monetary policy. Understanding why can help analysts anticipate Fed action.
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August 31, 2017
Breaking the Spiral of Workplace Abuse
Targets of intimidation, humiliation and verbal attacks can flip the script on a bad boss, shifting the balance of power in their favor.
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August 31, 2017
Guarding Against Turnover Contagion
Organizations want strong leaders. But when they exit, loyal employees often follow them out the door. New research shows how to halt the exodus.
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August 28, 2017
Network to Unleash Your Creativity
Speaking up with new ideas becomes less risky when employees feel connected to robust social and professional support systems.
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August 23, 2017
Starting Your Day with Rude-Colored Glasses
Workers who witness incivility in the morning often suffer from tainted perceptions of social interactions for the rest of the day.
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August 7, 2017
Empathy for the Benevolent Underdog
Upstarts lacking a proven track record can offset their disadvantage by explicitly promoting themselves as highly moral. Sympathetic consumers will respond.
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August 4, 2017
Reducing Rule-Breaking in the Workplace
When employees cut corners at work, it might not be mischief or lack of a moral compass. Smith School research suggests it might be monotony.
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August 2, 2017
Mixing Apples and Oranges in Academia
Researchers can discover solutions to complex problems when they combine know-how from different disciplines, but they should understand the risks involved.
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August 1, 2017
Saving Your Superstars from the Team
Collaborative communities often conspire against high performers, but mindful managers can intervene to mitigate the risk.
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June 9, 2017
Inhibited About Bowling Alone
Many people feel embarrassed about doing fun activities alone. Companies that help solo consumers overcome their fears can tap into a vast and growing market.
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