Research

Gaining Confidence To Speak Up
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
The Cost of Being Transparent
New research shows that information public companies reveal in SEC disclosures cuts down their competitive advantage faster.
Mar 23, 2021
With Great Power Comes Great Job Demands, Stress
New research finds that having power at work is a double-edged sword: it makes your job more demanding, which has both good implications and bad implications, simultaneously.
Mar 23, 2021
Need To Delegate At Work? Pick the Popular People
New research finds that employees with more friends at work will be better at getting things done and asking for help when they need it.
Mar 23, 2021
Behind The Dynamics of What We Buy
New research pair the data collected at checkout at major retailers with the “why” behind consumer purchases.
Mar 23, 2021
Unveiling the “Dark” Side of Business
New research shows the “dark” personality traits that make a boss bad may be the reason they got the job in the first place.
Mar 04, 2021
Why Short-Termism Is Shortsighted
When companies focus on returning money to shareholders each quarter, rather than spending money on innovation and improvements, they’re dragging down the economy, says new research.
Feb 23, 2021
Improving Access To Banking Without Sacrificing Profits
New research explores a successful bank making an impact in poor, rural areas in Africa.
Feb 18, 2021
Correcting the Course of Factor Models
Researchers have struggled with using characteristics-based factor models to summarize cross-sections of stock returns. Homing in on a few characteristics was seen as a potential solution. But new Maryland Smith research has other ideas.
Feb 15, 2021
How Corporate Taxes Benefit the Greater Good
New research shows how to best design corporate taxes and subsidies to spur companies to innovate in ways to have the greatest social impact.
Feb 05, 2021

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