Faculty & Research

Retail research lands marketing professor in exclusive program

Dr. Woochoel Shin was named to Marketing Science Institute’s Young Scholar Program, a biennial program that “brings together some of the most promising scholars in marketing and closely related fields whose recent work suggests they are potential leaders of the ‘next generation’ of marketing academics.” The 2017 class includes 34

Robert Knechel

Eminent Scholar named to advisory position at PCAOB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Robert Knechel was appointed to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) Standing Advisory Group. The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to protect investors and the public interest by promoting informative, accurate, and independent audit reports and to oversee

michael mayberry

Unintended consequence of SEC tax letters: Companies pay more taxes

Ever slow down when approaching a spot where you got stopped for speeding? Major companies react in a similar fashion when filing taxes the year after being flagged by the Securities and Exchange Commission. While motorists hit the brakes, public companies increase their tax payments the year after receiving a

asoo vakharia

Information systems scholar receives distinguished service award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – McClatchy Professor Dr. Asoo Vakharia received the 2016 Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award from Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) at the organization’s annual meeting Nov. 19-22 in Austin, Texas. The award is named in honor and memory of Dennis E. Grawoig, the Institute’s founder, first president, and executive director.  The recipient is

marcus kirk

A Year to Remember

The 2015-16 academic year was an eventful one for accounting professor Dr. Marcus Kirk. He was promoted to Associate Professor, and was named to Poets & Quants’ 2016 “Most Outstanding 40-Under-40 Business School Professors” list. Learn more about Dr. Kirk, the impact his promotion may have on his research, what

judith ainsworth

Putting Teamwork to the Test

Team-Based Learning is a popular pedagogy in the health sciences field, but few studies have revealed if the innovative teaching method would be effective in business education. Dr. Judith Ainsworth, a Lecturer in Management Communications, decided to find out for herself. Dr. Ainsworth, supported by a $2,500 grant from the

yang yang

Sentimental Value

Imagine two scenarios—a bicycle you purchased for yourself and a bicycle you received from a loved one. Under which of these two scenarios would the bicycle be more meaningful to you? Warrington marketing professor Yang Yang, along with Carnegie Mellon University’s Jeff Galak, explored this question in her newest research

gia nardini, max dolinsky

Doctoral students recognized for exemplary teaching

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Max Dolinsky and Gia Nardini were honored with the College’s Spring 2016 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award, presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizes outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The selection process gauges the effectiveness

Dr. Aner Sela

Yearning for a new phone? You might be suffering from ‘comparison neglect’

If you’re reading this on a shiny new iPhone 7, new research suggests you might not have given your old phone its due before trading up. Decades of research support the theory that people tend to rely on comparisons when making decisions. But when one of their options is a

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Why ‘managerial derailment’ affects women more than men

New research from Dr. Joyce Bono, the Walter J. Matherly Professor of Management, examines the phenomenon of managerial derailment–where a seemingly up-and-coming manager gets fired, demoted or doesn’t advance as expected. Dr. Bono analyzes the potential for managerial derailment for men and women, and costly consequences it can have for