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Can directors be better at helping steer a company and is there a way to counter the risks of groupthink? Yes, but it really depends on who is sitting on the board.
What role should the office play, and can companies create equitable and sustainable WFH policies that work for all employees? Sarah Kaplan and Carmina Ravanera weigh in on the latest episode of the Executive Summary.
With ongoing fights over worker classification, and increased pressure to turn a profit in a rising rate environment, it's time to ask: What's next for the sharing economy? Professor Ming Hu explains.
The state of innovation wasn't great, even before you threw a pandemic or recession into the mix. Kevin Bryan explores why our process of innovation might be in crisis, and what might be done to solve the problem.
How can we become better at dealing with negative feedback? Assistant Professor Rachel Ruttan weighs in on the fourth episode of The Executive Summary podcast.
When we humanize brands, it changes how we see them. Professor Aggarwal dives into how and why we anthropomorphize brands, and why it matters.
Blockchains and cryptocurrencies went into a spectacular meltdown in 2022. Finance innovation expert, Professor Park, delves into the rise and fall of crypto in Episode 2 of the Rotman Executive Summary podcast.
Do you care about your employees? Prove it. Prof. Saks talks about caring human resources management on the first episode of the Rotman Executive Summary podcast.
More bike lanes doesn’t have to mean more traffic congestion. A study by Rotman Prof. Sheng Liu offers a data-driven way to increase bike ridership for the masses.
Programs that encourage referrals can yield big returns for companies, says Rotman Prof. Mitchell Hoffman.
Women wait up to 34 times longer than men, while people who identify as transgender and non-binary have long been overlooked in conversations around restroom design, say Rotman Prof. Ming Hu and PhD graduate Setareh Farajollahzadeh.
Taking insights from behavioural scientists and applying them in an organization isn’t as simple as it sounds, says Rotman Prof. Dilip Soman.
Financial markets — particularly new and emerging markets — can be volatile and unpredictable. Professor Ing-Haw Cheng's advice on how investors can mitigate the risks.
How can we build better businesses, communities and leaders in the face of global crises? Rotman Prof. Angèle Beausoleil weighs in on the power of business design.
As boundaries between home and work fade, workplaces should help equip staff with the tools they need to cope with stress and find balance in a hybrid environment.
Executive development is open to innovation and redesign, writes Mihnea Moldoveanu in a new book.
Rotman researchers are teaming up with professors from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to understand how social enterprises can increase revenue and environmental impact at the same time.
A CEO’s letters, speeches and tweets reveal more than you might think, especially in a time of crisis. In their new book, Rotman Professor Joel Amernic and co-author Russell Craig share decades of insight on the strategic language of CEOs.
Whether they’re developing a coordinated strategy for managing the next global health crisis or proposing policies that support economic growth as well as gender and racial equality, management researchers seek to better understand — and solve — the most pressing challenges confronting business and society.
Misunderstanding how power works prevents us from acquiring it and using it with purpose. Rotman Professor Tiziana Casciaro and co-author Julie Battilana explain in their insightful new book.
Rotman researchers study a broad range of management issues using a variety of methodologies and underlying disciplines.
Rotman Professor Sonia Kang offers much-needed advice for navigating tough parenting situations.
Recently, Rotman Professor Daniel Trefler took a moment to reflect on the economic lessons Canada should have learned from the global pandemic.
A new book co-edited by Dilip Soman, director of Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman (BEAR), is an essential guide for those looking to take their understanding of behavioural insights — and their organizations — to the next level.
Rotman Professor Joshua Gans’ latest book is a worthwhile read for those curious about the bigger questions surrounding COVID-19 and the economy.
A new paper co-authored by Rotman professors considers a future with quantum, including its potential for transforming the life sciences, finance and manufacturing sectors.
The Institute for Gender and the Economy is bringing Gender Analytics to life and showing practitioners the possibilities that can be created by incorporating intersectional gender-based analysis into their work.
Now in the second year of a five-year Behaviourally Informed Organizations partnership project (funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada), BEAR Director Dilip Soman reflects on what the group has accomplished so far and what lies ahead.
A Rotman professor takes a novel approach to tracking down COVID-19 infected households and neighbourhoods.
Without a genuine commitment to change, organizations can do real damage to important causes.
Professor Matthew Osborne’s research shows that consumers plan ahead at the grocery store.
A look back at how researchers at Rotman have contributed to the ongoing conversation about navigating the global pandemic.
Rotman Professors Avi Goldfarb and Anita McGahan and alumnus Alex Yeo (MBA '14) draw on the latest research insights and first-hand experience to guide managers on how to navigate this next chapter of COVID-19.
Professor Spike Lee’s latest paper explains why the global pandemic has evoked certain emotional responses and why it has been so heavily intertwined with xenophobic attitudes.
Professors Richard Florida and Shauna Brail discuss the resiliency of cities and what’s required to rebuild them.
Professors Sarah Kaplan and Soo Min Toh explain why organizations need to rethink work, strategy and governance.
Professor Bill McEvily’s research explains why teams that develop extensive and diverse networks have a competitive advantage in the innovation space.
From conquering the online interview to approaching networking in a new way, Professor Maja Djikic and Rotman alumna Mary Sullivan share their strategies for navigating the virtual job hunt.
Three experts reflect on what the global pandemic has taught us in terms of building more resilient supply chains.
In his new book, Economics in the Age of COVID-19, Professor Joshua Gans tackles the big questions that come up in a pandemic economy.
In a new webinar, experts in trade and economic policy examine new perspectives on global supply chains, trade, manufacturing and immigration emerging during the COVID-19 crisis.
A new Rotman webinar looks at how to make smart financial decisions and rise above the panic that develops during a crisis.
How professors at the Rotman School have responded to the big questions surrounding the global pandemic and rebuilding our economy.
Experts in design discuss innovation readiness and what organizations of all types can do to encourage the innovation necessary to adapt to the challenges brought on by the global pandemic.
Rotman professors Nicola Lacetera and Anita McGahan discuss what work could look like after the COVID-19 crisis and what leaders should be thinking about right now.
A look back at how Rotman professors contributed to the conversation around COVID-19 in early April 2020.
In a new webinar, Rotman Professor Geoffrey Leonardelli and Rotman alumna Rachel Megitt (MBA ‘10) tackle the tough questions facing leaders today.
Rotman professors share practical advice on how to take control of our time and energy.
Recent research by Rotman Professor Marlys Christianson sheds light on what effective teams do right.
A new research centre at Rotman takes a closer look at how Chinese companies operate and report financial information.
A Rotman professor explains how machine learning fits into the future of business.
Professor Ming Hu searches for ways to match supply and demand efficiently in the context of the sharing economy, crowdfunding and crowdsourcing.
Online reviews have become substitutes for traditional advertising in the hotel industry, a new study finds.
In their new book, a Rotman professor and his co-author propose policies that will promote innovation and equality.
A Rotman professor puts China’s steady economic growth and policies into context for the business generalist.
In her new book, Professor Sarah Kaplan urges business professionals to examine their organizations from the perspectives of all stakeholders — all 360 degrees around them.
A Rotman researcher looks at the human factors that shape financial decision making.
A Rotman researcher wants to know what unites and divides people.
A recent Rotman study shows that consumers pay attention to the size and type of companies they deal with, and they make certain judgement calls about customer service and competence.
A Rotman researcher discusses why we need to start thinking about quantum computing.
A new comparative history text, written by Rotman professors, is an essential read for finance professionals everywhere.
New research shows that negative feedback can help or hinder creativity. It depends on where the criticism comes from.
A Rotman PhD student looks at the roles of relationships between firms in driving responsible business practices globally
Organizations are stepping up because their investors are demanding it.
Research shows investors can benefit from paying attention to social media.
A Rotman researcher digs through public records and financial reports to get at the origins and real effects of the gender gap.
Using in-depth data analysis, Rotman researchers analyze the inner workings of one hospital’s recently redesigned emergency department.
A Rotman professor shares some key insights on our purchasing decisions.
A Rotman professor on creating or finding spaces that inspire creativity and imagination to feed innovation.
A Rotman professor has developed an essential handbook on preventing and managing disasters.
Rotman professor looks at how micro-level factors might influence economic development in emerging economies — in ways we might not expect.
A Rotman researcher examines technologies that could be used for measuring consumer tastes and choices
Rotman professor examines household welfare and makes sense of trends in financial services, products and innovation
A Rotman researcher looks at why neighbourhoods change, how they form and how their development relates to infrastructure projects
A Rotman researcher explores the significance of organizational networks
Professor Christopher Liu’s research provides some important considerations on how organizations can go about creating functional spaces that benefit individuals and the broader business.
A Rotman researcher examines people’s motivations and ethics when it comes to money, time and their bodies.
A Rotman researcher examines and tackles the major challenges in healthcare with a business mindset.
How do we assemble a board of directors that can monitor activities effectively and guide management in making the right moves?
A professor of Strategic Management looks at how employees and employers behave and make decisions
Finance researcher is interested in whether the regulations surrounding financial information and disclosures make sense
Business Economics researchers strive to predict future trends and purchasing behaviours in real estate
Rotman researcher studies how foundations can make the most out of fundraised money
Rotman researcher explores the costs and benefits of raising capital online.
Study examines how students and employees can reclaim their power during challenging situations
A Rotman professor studies how an individual’s sense of self, values, personality and past experience might shape attitudes around work and reactions to job stressors.
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