Research

Bringing Men to the Gender Inequality Table
If male employees don't feel like gender parity is a topic they should speak on or be involved with, how will change ever be effected?
Sep 19, 2017
Thinking Like a Savvy Online Bidder
When purchased merchandise get returned, resellers bid for the items "as is" in fast-paced auctions. How does bidder experience influence the process?
Sep 05, 2017
Cracking the Wall Street Earnings Puzzle
Markets often react in counterintuitive ways to monetary policy. Understanding why can help analysts anticipate Fed action.
Sep 03, 2017
Network to Unleash Your Creativity
Speaking up with new ideas becomes less risky when employees feel connected to robust social and professional support systems.
Aug 28, 2017
Breaking the Spiral of Workplace Abuse
Targets of intimidation, humiliation and verbal attacks can flip the script on a bad boss, shifting the balance of power in their favor.
Aug 31, 2017
Starting Your Day with Rude-Colored Glasses
Workers who witness incivility in the morning often suffer from tainted perceptions of social interactions for the rest of the day.
Aug 23, 2017
Guarding Against Turnover Contagion
Organizations want strong leaders. But when they exit, loyal employees often follow them out the door. New research shows how to halt the exodus.
Aug 31, 2017
Empathy for the Benevolent Underdog
Upstarts lacking a proven track record can offset their disadvantage by explicitly promoting themselves as highly moral. Sympathetic consumers will respond.
Aug 07, 2017
When the New Boss Has Big Shoes to Fill
Words of wisdom for new managers: First win over your team, then roll out your changes with a keen understanding of your predecessor.
Sep 08, 2017
Reducing Rule-Breaking in the Workplace
When employees cut corners at work, it might not be mischief or lack of a moral compass. Smith School research suggests it might be monotony.
Aug 04, 2017

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