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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.

When Three Months From Now Feels Right Around the Corner: UofT Study is First to Examine Relationship Between Absolute and Relative Time Estimates.

April 16, 2018
Toronto – If you've ever noticed yourself thinking about the timing of a plan in two opposing ways – something that feels longer...  > more

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

Can't shake old ideas? Wash them off, suggests Rotman study.

June 12, 2017
Toronto – Handwipes aren't just for germs anymore.  Their uses may extend to more flexible thinking and reorienting one's priorit...  > more

Voting with their Tweets: social media complaints can be alternative to market discipline, Rotman study shows

February 28, 2017
Toronto – Nothing inspires consumer frustration quite like an airline flight delay. Researchers from the University of Toronto's Rotma...  > more

There's a science to gift giving -- experiences are better than material items.

December 16, 2016
Toronto -- If it's better to give than to receive, a study from the University of Toronto shows that it's better to give an experience than...  > more

New Program For Venture Cap Investors in Ontario to Benefit Ventures in University of Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab.

October 24, 2016
Toronto – For the first time in Canada, start-up ventures will be permitted to raise funding from venture cap investors through a two-...  > more

Time warp - Why uncertainty plays a role in how we perceive time, according to new study

October 07, 2016
Toronto - Have you ever wondered why a trip to a new destination feels longer than the return trip home? According to new research, a big re...  > more

Behavioural scientists help Ontario save money through more online licence plate renewals: first-of-its kind Rotman collaboration.

July 19, 2016
Toronto – As tedious as waiting in a government services line-up can be, that’s what most people do, despite having the option o...  > more

Paper or plastic?

June 28, 2016
New study shows the way we pay may influence how much we value and feel committed to our purchase  > more

"Conspicuous conservation" a factor in socially responsible product innovation, shows Rotman study

March 30, 2016
Toronto – Companies may have a bigger incentive to invest in developing socially responsible products if it means those who eventually...  > more

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