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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.

Number-crunching could lead to unethical choices, says new study

September 15, 2014
Toronto – Calculating the pros and cons of a potential decision is a way of decision-making. But repeated engagement with numbers...  > more

Networking can make some feel "dirty," new study.

September 10, 2014
Toronto – If schmoozing for work leaves you with a certain "ick" factor, that's not just awkwardness you're feeling. Professional net...  > more

Gender quotas work in "tight" cultures, says new paper from the University of Toronto.

July 17, 2014
Toronto – Quotas probably won't get more women into the boardroom in places like the U.S. and Canada. They have a better chance howeve...  > more

Watching Events Together Produces Stronger Emotions says new study.

July 09, 2014
Toronto - The 2014 World Cup has captured the attention of billions of viewers around the globe. For a short period of time, the world has c...  > more

Like some happiness with that? Rotman study suggests fast food cues hurt ability to savor experiences

June 02, 2014
Toronto – Want to be able to smell the roses? You might consider buying into a neighbourhood where there are more sit-down restaurants...  > more

"Transformational leadership" curbs bad attitudes towards change, shows rare study of correctional officers.

January 09, 2014
Toronto – It's no surprise that a cynical attitude towards the prospect of change makes change harder to implement.   But it's ...  > more

Higher Emotional Intelligence leads to better decision-making.

November 19, 2013
Toronto – The anxiety people feel making investment decisions may have more to do with the traffic they dealt with earlier than the po...  > more

Study shows calm candidates perform better on tests used to screen job applicants.

November 01, 2013
Toronto - Applying for a job can be stressful at the best of times and even more so in today’s very competitive job market.  For ...  > more

Recession's after-effects could lead to cheating and workplace theft suggests Rotman paper.

October 16, 2013
Toronto – We like to think we'd stick to our ethical principles no matter what. But when people feel financially deprived -- as many d...  > more

Precarious employment on the rise says new working paper from the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity.

October 03, 2013
A rising number of workers in Toronto are employed in temporary, part-time, low-paying positions in routine-service industries, but there...  > more

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