How Do You Build a Company? It Depends on Where You’re From
A popular video game reveals a clear connection between how much hierarchy founders create in their startups and where they hail from.
Why Your Boss Can't Hear You
Front-line workers resent managers who ignore their input, but Maryland Smith research puts the blame elsewhere. And it might not be what you think.
A Tool for Closing the Gender Pay Gap
Equal pay for equal work is a simple notion, but surprisingly hard to implement without buy-in from upper management and quantitative tools for decision support.
The Ripple Effects of a Good Boss
A good boss can overcome the effects of a bad one, leaving employees feeling autonomous and confident when they work on multiple teams with different supervisors.
Six Alternatives to Digital Islands
Trade wars historically hinge on the flow of goods across borders. But Maryland Smith professor Anil K Gupta says the flow of data across borders may soon matter more.
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?
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.
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.
Saving Your Superstars from the Team
Collaborative communities often conspire against high performers, but mindful managers can intervene to mitigate the risk.