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Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or being quoted in the news about trending topics, the innovative ideas from Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected. Warrington faculty had 128 papers accepted or published in the 2019-2020 academic year, including:

The gender pay gap that no one is paying attention to

Assistant Professor of Management Aaron Hill’s research with Ryan Hammond, Ryan Stice-Lusvardi and Felice Klein explores if gender plays a role when it comes to equity-based pay. See what they found in this article by Klein from The Conversation. 

Keeping up with the Joneses: New research finds executives accept positions that enhance social status rather than increase pay

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It’s been said that you’re only as good as the company you keep. With that in mind, it would be safe to say that if Apple’s Tim Cook, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett or Amazon’s Jeff Bezos were your peers, you could count yourself among the leaders of some of the world’s top companies. With a combined net worth of over $217 billion, it’s also safe to say that you could also count yourself among the richest leaders

“I am not a crook”: How companies can respond when a partner is embroiled in scandal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Watergate. The Iran-Contra Affair. Monica Lewinsky. Political scandals like these are rooted deep in the minds of Americans across generations. With new ones coming to light even now, like potential insider trading among U.S. Senators amid the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s no surprise that in 2018, 75 percent of voters indicated that corruption in politics was their top concern in the then-upcoming election cycle.   The American people shouldn’t be the only ones concerned, though. Businesses can be just

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket: New research highlights the pitfalls of business dependence on government contracts

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – If you’re one of the millions of Americans preparing to file your taxes, you might be wondering, how is the government planning on spending my money? Of the estimated $1.8 trillion that the federal government is projected to receive from income taxes in 2020, about $550 billion goes to paying for goods and services provided by businesses through contracts with the government. These goods and services range broadly – your money could be used to purchase telecommunications

Warrington management department ranked No. 4 in research productivity per capita

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 4 for research productivity per capita in the 2019 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. “I am really proud of our department’s prolific work,” said Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair, Department of Management Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center. “Compared to our peers, we are a rather small department, but we have world-class productivity.”

UF Warrington management department highlights new research at co-hosted conference with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In early summer 2019, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’ Department of Management worked with faculty from one of China’s most prestigious universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, to co-organize a workshop highlighting recent research advancements in the management field. The workshop, titled Advancements in Organization and Management Research, was hosted at Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Antai College of Economics and Management over two days this May. More than fifty scholars from across China joined Warrington

Despite company efforts, gender pay discrimination still exists, according to new award-winning research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – You may think of Tuesday as the day between Monday and Wednesday, the second day of the work week, or just another day standing between you and the weekend. While the significance of a Tuesday might not seem like much, it actually plays a substantial role in the finances of many working women. According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, Tuesday is the day that women must work into the next week in order to earn

Warrington management department ranked No. 1 in research productivity per capita for a second time

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Once again, the management department at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 1 for research productivity per capita in the Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. Warrington’s management department was the top-ranked group for its research productivity per capita in 2018 out of 74 public and private universities, besting institutions like the University of Michigan, Harvard University, Pennsylvania State University and Yale University. Overall, the Warrington management department was

Napoleon’s Hubris, Ali’s rope-a-dope: Business Executives Also Base Decisions On Studying Their Rivals, Submissive or Provocative CEOs May Draw Attacks On Their Firms

History is replete with examples of military commanders and sporting combatants using their perceptions of rival decision-makers in deciding how to engage those rivals – such as Russian commanders employing Napoleon’s hubris against him and Muhammad Ali devising the ‘rope-a-dope’ strategy knowing his opponent would be ultra-aggressive. According to a new study published in November’s Strategic Management Journal, modern business executives appear to be applying the same principles. Prior research suggests that decision-makers actively gather information about their rivals’ likely