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Each week, our faculty share their groundbreaking research, published work and their authoritative insight into an exceptionally wide range of management issues. Take a moment to find out what's happening this week at Rotman.

Sagging confidence can lead to more self-interested behaviour -- or less, Rotman study finds.

March 22, 2018
Toronto – Most of us know what it feels like to lose confidence from time to time. Your golf game went badly. You got passed over for ...  > more

Too much structured knowledge hurts creativity, shows Rotman study

March 21, 2017
Toronto – Structure organizes human activities and help us understand the world with less effort, but it can be the killer of creativi...  > more

Economy flyers unite! Research shows air rage a product of class difference.

May 02, 2016
Toronto – We blame air rage on long flight delays, shrinking seats and a general decline in civility. But the first empirical research...  > more

Generosity of the Wealthy Depends on the Level of Economic Inequality of Where They Live Says New Study.

April 18, 2016
Toronto – They take more candy from kids, are bigger cheats behind the wheel and feel less compassion for cancer patients. But the la...  > more

Even diversity-friendly employers discriminate against racial minority job seekers, shows study of résumé "whitening"

March 17, 2016
 Toronto – Minority applicants may fare even worse in the résumé pile at companies purporting to support diversity ...  > more

Empathy is key to political persuasion, shows new research

November 11, 2015
Toronto – It's not news that liberals and conservatives are lousy at winning each other over. But if they really care about making eve...  > more

Collective action by investors leads to better governance: Rotman study

July 27, 2015
Toronto – Extroverted populations tend to have lower savings rates, says Jacob Hirsh, an assistant professor at the University of Toro...  > more

Self-affirmations may calm jitters and boost performance, research finds

April 20, 2015
When the stakes are high, people in positions of low power may perform better by using self-affirmations to boost their confidence, accordin...  > more

You Scratch His Back, He Scratches Mine and I’ll Scratch Yours: How Unethical Behaviour Can Inflate Executives’ Pay

April 08, 2015
New study by Toronto researchers points to how corporate executives can benefit financially from an exclusive VIP network  > more

Nation's "personality" influences its environmental stewardship, shows new study.

October 23, 2014
Toronto – Countries with higher levels of compassion and openness score better when it comes to environmental sustainability, says res...  > more

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