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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.

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

Research links carbon pricing and productivity

June 30, 2010
A policy brief released today links carbon pricing to possible gains in productivity through increases in innovation.  > more

Love it or hate it PowerPoint shapes strategy-making

May 26, 2010
Say what you like about PowerPoint, the computer software that presents business cases like a slide show, but one researcher at the Rotman S...  > more

G20 Toronto summit unlikely to achieve major reform, study suggests

May 11, 2010
Coordination of financial regulations makes sense for countries trying to minimize the effects of global financial uncertainty, says a paper...  > more

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