Smith Research

Here’s What Happens When New Employees Speak Up.
Academy of Management Journal
New employees bring fresh perspectives but whether they speak up with ideas and feedback often depends on the manager they are paired with, finds new research.
May 06, 2021
In Accounting Research, a Move Toward the Inductive?
Transactions on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Data analytics and machine learning are transforming the world of accounting research.
Apr 27, 2021
How Online Ads Help You Shop Faster
Journal of Consumer Research
New research finds online advertising can help consumers quickly find the items they want – and weed out the rest – on shopping websites.
Apr 22, 2021
How Uncertain Times Can Impact Your Brand Choices
Journal of Marketing Research
In times of uncertainty – which, with COVID-19, we’re all familiar with these days – consumers often buck the brand choices they’d normally make and gravitate toward the opposite, finds new research.
Apr 20, 2021
When Rudeness Becomes A Matter of Life or Death
Journal of Applied Psychology
New research shows how rudeness can become deadly, interfering with doctors' decision-making and lead to misdiagnoses.
Apr 15, 2021
The Other Side of Mobile App Adoption
Journal of Marketing Research
New research shows higher app adoption among hotel chains could be linked to lower spending among lower level loyalty customers, who are more likely to use apps to get the best deals.
Apr 13, 2021
Have Something To Say? Your Boss Wants You to Do it in Private.
Journal of Applied Psychology
Managers want employees to share thoughts and concerns in one-on-one settings – not public meetings – because they want to save face, finds new research.
Apr 13, 2021
How To Get Women To Speak Up More At Work
Journal of Applied Psychology
New research finds don't women speak up as much as men in organizations, but they can gain confidence to do so if they see women leaders speak up first.
Mar 25, 2021

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