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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.”

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What happens at work, should stay at work: New study finds recovery is essential for employee performance and psychological, physical well-being

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When was the last time you received an email from your boss or a coworker after hours? As a member of the ultra-connected, technology-savvy workforce, it probably wasn’t too long ago that you were alerted to a new addition to your inbox at 6:30, 9:45 or even 11 p.m. In 2017, France had enough of this behavior and enacted a labor law that gave its workers the “right to disconnect” from emails, smartphones and other electronic devices

Warrington management professor recipient of distinguished early career contributions award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Brian Swider, Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, is the recipient of the 2019 Early Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Management Human Resources Division. The Early Career Achievement Award “recognizes the early career achievements of HR scholars” and is “given to an individual who makes distinguished contributions during the early-to mid-career state (defined as within 7 years of receiving the Ph.D.).” Swider is the second recipient of

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

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

‘Perfect’ employees beware – your perfectionism might be detrimental

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Think back to your last job interview. When asked about your biggest weakness, did you respond, “I’m a perfectionist”? As you might expect, this is a frequent response among job candidates, as perfectionism is commonly thought of as a beneficial quality. However, according to new research from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, perfectionism might not be the best quality to pride yourself on. In fact, it might be detrimental to your personal and professional