Faculty and Research
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Smith School of Business faculty delight in advancing management and society through exceptional research. We collaborate with scholars worldwide, publish in leading journals and inspire each other to explore new lines of enquiry.Research Program Reference Guide
Julian Barling: The Science of Leadership
A prolific scholar in the area of transformational leadership, Julian Barling has written a wide-ranging and accessible book, The Science of Leadership, that demystifies the latest research on nature versus nurture, gender differences, and how to develop the next generation of leaders long before they reach the top.
Jana Raver: The Dark Side of Work Life
Jana Raver has built an international reputation for her research into interpersonal relations, group processes, and culture. Her drive to explore the dark side of work life — dysfunctional teams, destructive criticism, toxic bosses — casts light on how behaviours can be shaped for the better.
Wei Wang: The Good Side of Hedge Funds
Up-and-coming researcher Wei Wang has attracted a lot of attention in the business press for his views on the productive role of hedge funds and the wisdom of paying bonuses to executives of failing companies. This recipient of QSB’s New Researcher Award is helping us rethink corporate bankruptcy.
Kathryn Brohman: The Value in Open Data
We live in an era of Big Data but generating value from this treasure trove has been problematic. One way around this roadblock, says cloud computing expert Kathryn Brohman, is by sharing data with your customers and competitors, a notion that start-up firms are starting to embrace.