Research

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
How 'Orange Is The New Black' Prompted This Sponsored Content Research
Media platforms fiercely competing with other outlets for ad dollars should be cautious when evaluating the profitability of this new ad format, finds new research.
Jan 21, 2021
Are Your Colleagues Influencing Your Investment Decisions?
When and how employees choose to participate their company's employee stock purchase plans might depend on what their colleagues do.
Jan 08, 2021
How Sellers Can Better Understand Demand
For B2B sellers, knowing how much the buyer is willing to pay is difficult. New research from Maryland Smith is helping to figure it out.
Jan 05, 2021

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