Research in Action
Next time you’re in a meeting and asked to pitch an idea, follow this simple strategy: Align your idea with your boss’ personal identity says Professor Kim Elsbach.
Professor Kim Elsbach shares new research examines leadership personality traits and how they affect ideas being accepted and rejected.
Audit Committees Not Compromised by Big-Four Alumni
Benefits include higher audit quality, lower fees, timelier reporting
Assistant Professor Paul Wong and his co-authors explain how the familiarity of a former partner who sits on the company’s audit committee can actually be a benefit.
Professor Paul Griffin shares new research on the market value risk following episodes of extremely hot weather, especially for small firms in the South and Southeast.
Why So Few Women in Finance?
Studies point to role models, math gender gap, demanding hours and bias
Why are women a minority in investment management? Professor Brad Barber explains his findings at a Women in Finance conference at George Washington University.
Tips and advice from Professor Kimberly Elsbach’s research on women who cry at work, the most popular research summary from the Academy of Management’s website.
Professor Hollis Skaife shares new research on the risks involved in the way U.S. companies influence the political process via campaign finance.
What makes TV ads most likable? Marketing Professor Prasad Naik studied viewers’ Facebook comments about Super Bowl TV ads to find out.
What’s Next in the Disney-Netflix Streaming Battle?
Q&A with Professor Hemant Bhargava Dives Deep into Streaming Video
Professor Hemant Bhargava weighs in on Netflix’s future and preparedness as Disney plans launch of competing video streaming service.
A simple framework goes a long way in discussing trade-offs from economic decisions argues this op-ed co-authored by Research Professor and Dean Emerita Nicole Woolsey Biggart.
Do Companies Get the Credit They Deserve for Investing in Innovation?
Credit Rating Agencies Respond Rationally to Risk from R&D Investment, Study Finds
Professor Paul Griffin investigated claims that credit rating agencies are lazy and biased when it comes to adjusting ratings for innovation success.
What is Climate Risk in Finance?
Professor Paul Griffin says the phrase is key to lawsuits pushing fossil fuel firms to disclose their carbon footprint
Professor Paul Griffin defines this special case of financial risk by three categories of uncertainty.
5 Ways Fossil Fuel Firms Should Open Up About Climate Risks
Finance and energy experts call on SEC to balance disclosure with healthy markets
With a wave of climate change lawsuits against oil and gas companies, Professor Paul Griffin presents a few solutions to this “information gap.”
Protecting Energy Groups From Climate Lawsuits Is A Bad Idea
A Financial Times op-ed with Professor Paul Griffin
Professor Paul Griffin co-authors an op-ed in the Financial Times based on his latest research about how well fossil fuel firms are informing investors.
Professor Greta Hsu urges attention to regulating youth access to the product and promoting models that are tied to higher rates of smoking cessation.
Coffee with Coworkers Is More Productive and Feels Better, UC Davis Study Finds
First research on the effects of caffeine on group work
New research finds that caffeine increases group focus, encourages participation and delivers satisfaction.
Professor Donald Palmer Contributes to Australia’s Investigation of Child Sexual Abuse in Organizations
Institutional failures account for many of the 4,400 cases
A royal commission has delivered the most extensive report of its kind, with Professor Palmer providing expert analysis of institutional cultures.
Crying off Script in Workplace Can Ruin Women’s Careers, UC Davis Professor Finds
Men’s anger may gain them stature
As celebrity harassment allegations pile up, everyday office dynamics are coming under the microscope. Professor Kim Elsbach examines crying at work and how we perceive men and women differently.
All Politics—and Cannabis Marketing—Are Local
Study: Washington, Colorado Provide Insight for California
Prof.Greta Hsu examines the marketing of cannabis dispensaries in Washington and Colorado and shows how county voting on legalization affects their marketing—just ahead of the opening of California’s retail market.
Moskowitz Prize Winners on Why There’s Room for Innovation in Impact Investing
Q&A with Professor Brad Barber and Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda
Demand for impact investing alternatives—venture funds and private equity—is outstripping supply for investors, at a time when much more capital is needed to solve the world’s most pressing problems.