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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: The Two Sides of Emotional Intelligence

April 25, 2011
People often assume that having good emotional intelligence makes you a better person. Not so, say the authors of a study published in Psych...  > more

Greased Palm Psychology: Collectivism and Bribery

April 05, 2011
Bribery is condemned in most cultures; but it is more common in some countries than in others. Is poverty, political instability, or lax reg...  > more

How do consumers estimate a good time?

March 18, 2011
Consumers estimate they'll spend more time enjoying activities when the tasks are broken down into components, according to a new study in t...  > more

Improving financial reporting in private firms’ interest, new study of emerging markets suggests

March 14, 2011
Toronto , March 14, 2011 – Improved financial reporting at private firms benefits not only potential outside investors but will help t...  > more

MIT traders win Rotman International Trading Competition

February 24, 2011
For the second consecutive year a team of undergraduate students from MIT won the eighth annual Rotman International Trading Competition (RI...  > more

Speedy generic approval may not benefit consumers as much as expected, Rotman model shows

February 08, 2011
Faster approval times for generic drugs will get them into consumers’ hands quicker, but may not make the price any better, a pricing and ma...  > more

Leaders of the Pack Display High EQ, Rotman Study Finds

September 21, 2010
The ability to understand emotions is a key ingredient in people who become leaders in groups with no formal authority, a new paper has foun...  > more

Increased worker flexibility not always a good thing, says new Rotman paper

August 11, 2010
Companies trying to improve efficiency by building more flexibility into their workforce could end up too lean and drive costs up, says a ne...  > more

No Pain, No Gain? Concrete Thinking Increases Consumer Confidence

July 21, 2010
The confidence you feel when making a choice might depend on whether you’re thinking concretely or abstractly, according to a new study in t...  > more

Online ads can get too close for comfort says new study

July 14, 2010
Trying to have an impact in the brave new world of web advertising? You could match an ad to a web page’s content – such as putting a car ad...  > more

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Rotman School of Management
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