Smith Research

The Art of Transformational Leadership
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
When Life Interrupts Your Daily Checklist
Journal of Applied Psychology
Some people fail to plan. Others plan the wrong way for the modern workplace. New Smith School research identifies the planning technique that might be better suited for fast-paced environments.
Apr 09, 2018
A Learning Curve for Using Online Reviews
Marketing Science
Do online ratings and reviews actually help consumers make better decisions about doctors, hotels, schools, restaurants, movies and other purchase options? The answer may surprise you.
Apr 04, 2018
The Dynamic Price Is Right
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
A new robust optimization model can help store managers make better decisions about when to offer discounts and how low they should go.
Apr 02, 2018
Promoting Voice on Your Action Team
Journal of Applied Psychology
Encouraging a speak-up culture is a tricky task for leaders. New Smith School research reveals what they should and shouldn't do to create effective action teams.
Mar 26, 2018
A Century of Organizational Psychology
Journal of Applied Psychology
The Smith School's Gilad Chen reviewed 100 years of research in the field of industrial and organizational psychology, highlighting the progress made and the challenges ahead.
Mar 15, 2018
What's Old Is New Again
Production and Operations Management
Selling new generation models only to be left with returned merchandise from older generations can be problematic. New research explores a possible solution.
Mar 05, 2018

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