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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.

Even diversity-friendly employers discriminate against racial minority job seekers, shows study of résumé "whitening"

March 17, 2016
 Toronto – Minority applicants may fare even worse in the résumé pile at companies purporting to support diversity ...
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Empathy is key to political persuasion, shows new research

November 11, 2015
Toronto – It's not news that liberals and conservatives are lousy at winning each other over. But if they really care about making eve...
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Collective action by investors leads to better governance: Rotman study

July 27, 2015
Toronto – Extroverted populations tend to have lower savings rates, says Jacob Hirsh, an assistant professor at the University of Toro...
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Self-affirmations may calm jitters and boost performance, research finds

April 20, 2015
When the stakes are high, people in positions of low power may perform better by using self-affirmations to boost their confidence, accordin...
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You Scratch His Back, He Scratches Mine and I’ll Scratch Yours: How Unethical Behaviour Can Inflate Executives’ Pay

April 08, 2015
New study by Toronto researchers points to how corporate executives can benefit financially from an exclusive VIP network
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Nation's "personality" influences its environmental stewardship, shows new study.

October 23, 2014
Toronto – Countries with higher levels of compassion and openness score better when it comes to environmental sustainability, says res...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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