Faculty and Research | Research Highlights

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Do Customers Prefer a Powerful CEO?

In some countries, customers view CEO power as a positive rather than a negative, according to research by Management Professors Ryan Krause and Garry Bruton.

January 09,  2017
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Why Aren’t More Companies Capitalizing on Big Data?

Big data can transform the way supply chains work, yet most companies aren’t taking advantage of it. Professors Daniel Chen, David Preston and Morgan Swink researched companies to find out why.

October 25,  2016
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Casual First Questions in a Job Interview Are More Important than You Think

First impressions play an important role in the job interview, but what about those first questions? Dr. Brad Harris researched the impact those seemingly innocent questions have on the outcome.

October 04,  2016
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Eight Lessons Every Sales Manager Needs to be Successful with a Younger Sales Force

Marketing Professor Bill Moncrief researched how social media is impacting sales and marketing organizations, to help sales managers better understand and take advantage of the changing sales world.

September 07,  2016
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Changing the Way Leaders Think about Leadership

We’ve spent years teaching business leaders to master age-old concepts of efficiency and control. Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien’s research shows that last century’s models don’t work in today’s complex environments.

August 18,  2016
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Advanced IT for Electronic Medical Records Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Government standards are too high and the risk of failure is too great if health care providers rush to provide electronic medical records and get it wrong, shows research by Sriram Thirumalai. 

June 06,  2016
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Synchrony Preference: Why Some People Go with the Flow, and Some Don’t

Some people work quickly. Some don’t. Some hate interruptions. Others welcome them. Management Professor Abbie Shipp has a way to measure your willingness to adapt your pace to your team.

February 03,  2016
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Mother-Daughter Shopping Leads to Bonding—and an Opportunity for Retailers

It’s a common sight in any retail store: mother and daughter arguing over clothing. Whether it’s about the price or the style, new research by Dr. Julie Baker says these arguments are an important part of mother-daughter bonding—and present a golden opportunity for retailers. 

June 19,  2015
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Five Hurdles Companies Can Overcome to Optimize Big Data

Dr. Morgan Swink details how companies, especially business-to-consumer companies, can overcome barriers to capitalize on the potential of big data. 

September 26,  2014
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Face or Footnote? Where Companies Put Estimates on Financial Statements Makes a Difference

Research by Shana Clor-Proell, Assistant Professor of Accounting, shows that public companies and private companies take different approaches.

July 08,  2014
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When Do Shareholders Care About CEO Pay?

Research by Ryan Krause, assistant professor of strategy, says: Say-on-pay votes turn negative when the firm is performing poorly.

May 20,  2014