The Lundquist College of Business is proud to be home to research-productive and talented faculty members.
Since 2014, the management department's 11 research faculty members have published 68 papers, with 39 of those papers appearing in the top 50 journals evaluated by the Financial Times for its business school research rankings. Management faculty research has also been cited nearly 16,000 times, according to Google Scholar.
Management faculty's research interests include the influences of the natural environment on strategy, interfirm relationships, the development and commercialization of technological innovations, the interface between work and life domains, multilateral collaboration, entrepreneurship, diversity, fairness, and gig work.
Key takeaways from their recent research include
- The use of persuasion and "soft policies" can invoke the natural tendency of social imitation to motivate people to buy food locally (Michael Russo).
- In the context of the RV industry, a firm's strategic group identity is vitally important to balance the tension to differentiate and conform (Anne Parmigiani).
- In the context of green chemistry, well-meaning efforts to generate and sustain change to "moralize'' occupational work can heighten resistance (Andrew Nelson).
- Entrepreneurs who don’t sleep enough undercut their own efforts (David Wagner).
- Wearable bluetooth sensors are great ways to collect continuous, objective, and granular data regarding how employees collaborate (Ralph Heidl).
- African American founders are less likely to receive crowdfunding (Peter Younkin).
- Certifications from multiple sources are better than from a single source (Lauren Lanahan).
- The “look and feel” of an organization affects trust (Kate Zipay).
- Young scientists adopt their advisers' orientations toward commercial science (Chris Liu).
- A framework of community-based resource mobilization fo early-stage ventures (Alex Murray).
- When employees speak up about improving things at work, it can be exhausting for their supervisors (Hudson Sessions).