Maryland Smith Research

December 3, 2020
Show Your Work: A Plea For Better Research Methods
A new paper says management researchers should show more data and use a simple graphical tool.
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December 3, 2020
How Noncompete Agreements Stifle Workers
Maryland Smith’s Evan Starr has extensively studied noncompetes, with the same conclusion: the agreements hurt workers.
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November 19, 2020
How Moving Helps Global Charities
New research finds people who move more are more connected with the world and donate more to charities outside their local area.
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November 12, 2020
What GAAP Earnings Reveal About the Future Job Market
New research develops predictions that link aggregate GAAP earnings to aggregate job creation and destruction.
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November 10, 2020
Leadership Lessons from Japan’s Cotton Spinning Industry
When it comes to a company’s success, is it better to have one strong leader at the top or several leaders sharing responsibilities? The early Japanese cotton spinning industry might have the answer.
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October 15, 2020
When Managers Can Be Wrong But Still Right
Management forecasts – in particular, the parts that are wrong – may contain predictive information about future earnings even after earnings announcements.
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October 13, 2020
Why There’s More to Online Reviews Than Meets the Eye
New research says there is much more to learn from reviews than just the star rating.
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October 13, 2020
Reversing the Groupon Effect
New research points to when Groupon deals don't signal weakness and when they benefit businesses. in business strategy.
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September 29, 2020
What You See Is What You Click
How people look at search engine results might not happen the way advertisers think it does, according to new research.
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September 18, 2020
Why Critics Don’t Pan Blockbusters… At Least Not Right Away
New research finds media outlets delay negative reviews of movies and video games.
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