Research

Pitching Novel Ideas to the Boss
Have an amazing idea that could have a big impact for your organization? Now it’s up to you to really sell it to your boss.
Aug 14, 2018
Can Robots Create Better Movie Trailers?
Maryland Smith's Michel Wedel has helped produce the first known research that develops a model for editing trailers to produce short — and effective — promo clips.
Jul 25, 2018
Decoding the Way Social Media Makes Us Shop
"It's unclear whether presence in social media and the traffic that companies get through social media are actually doing well in the storefront," the researchers explain.
Jul 25, 2018
Speediness Isn't The Same For All Physicians
Studying landmark guidelines for the use of coronary stents, researchers explore how quickly physicians respond to and apply new information in their line of work.
Jul 24, 2018
How Better Benefits Affect the Bottom Line
“You need to be above the market, because the moment everyone has the same thing, employees think they can always go out and look for another job," the researchers explain.
Jul 24, 2018
The Value of Outside-In Perspectives at IT Firms
Input from independent board members helps companies stay ahead of new entry threats in the fast-paced world of technology, Maryland Smith research shows.
Jul 20, 2018
Transform from the Bottom Up
How best should companies seek to evolve? Continuous organizational change is likely to have its roots at lower “work unit” levels and wind its way upward.
Jul 19, 2018
Trapped But Not Lost With Limited Mobility
Nobody likes to feel trapped. But employees benefit in some ways when two factors combine to pin them in place, making it harder for them to exit their organizations with valuable knowledge.
Jul 19, 2018
Your Unfair Boss Might Just Be Overworked
Think your boss is a jerk because he or she treated you unfairly? New Maryland Smith research reveals that having too much to do can affect a manager's ability to be fair.
Jul 19, 2018
Channeling the Chinese Power of Moqi at Work
Western-based managers who feel out of sync with their teams might need a new word in their vocabulary. Maryland Smith professor Hui Liao examines the Chinese construct of moqi.
Jun 27, 2018

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