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Management professor’s paper wins top prize for insights on building equitable workplaces with AI technologies

David Ross, R. Perry Frankland Associate Professor of Management, and two co-authors won first place for their white paper at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton People Analytics Conference. In the paper, Ross, with co-authors David R. Anderson of Villanova University and Margrét V. Bjarnadóttir of the University of Maryland, explain how bias can be embedded in people analytics that uses AI, despite the AI itself being in principle free of bias. The authors also highlight best practices for human resource

How managers can help employees feel secure in their jobs when crises arise

Warrington management Ph.D. student Yiduo Shao (Ph.D. ’22) and a team of researchers conducted a study to understand the detrimental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on employee feelings around job insecurity. We spoke with Shao to learn more about the findings of this research and suggestions for managers to help alleviate the effects of employees feeling like they could lose their job when largescale crises occur. This research is forthcoming in the Journal of Applied Psychology. Q: What inspired you

What was the impact of COVID-19 on international trade?

Radio Hofstra University interviewed Dr. Amanda Phalin, a lecturer in the UF Warrington College of Business Management Department, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted international trade. Check out Dr. Phalin’s insights in this radio interview.  

Warrington management department among top 3 in research productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Despite its small size, the Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business was ranked No. 3 for research productivity in the 2020 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. “It is great that the Management Department continues to take the lead on this productivity ranking,” said Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair, Department of Management Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center. “It is a true testament

How has COVID-19 affected women in the workforce?

Radio Hofstra University interviewed Dr. Amanda Phalin, a lecturer in the UF Warrington College of Business Management Department, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted women in the workforce. Hear what Dr. Phalin had to say in the interview. 

How do you stay motivated?

Some days are harder than others. Hard to get up in the morning, tackle your to-do list and get in a little exercise or family time. It’s in these challenging periods that you need to find a little motivation to keep progressing forward, but how do you do that? We Are Warrington podcast host Andy Lord ends every conversation with Warrington business leaders about what they do to stay motivated. See their top tips for motivation below and check out

Stop Being Perfect! It’s Bad for Your Business

Research from Associate Professor & Beth Ayers McCague Faculty Fellow Brian Swider finds that you need to let go a little, for the sake of your company and the health of you and your employees. See Swider’s tips for recognizing perfectionism problems and how to avoid the perfectionist’s productivity trap in this story from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. 

9 Successful and High-Powered Women in the Biden Administration

Warrington Lecturer Dr. Amanda Phalin shares why representation in the government matters. See her two reasons why in this story from GoBankingRates. 

With great power comes…benefits and costs?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Power is often necessary for employees to succeed in their workplace. But as the famous saying goes, “With great power comes great responsibility.” New research from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finds that feeling psychologically powerful makes leaders’ jobs seem more demanding. And perceptions of heightened job demands both help and hurt powerful leaders. Trevor Foulk (Ph.D. ’17) of the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business and Klodiana Lanaj, Martin L.

How can I be a more thoughtful communicator?

Andy Lord: I’m creating the new theme song. Fiona Barnes: You are, what is it? Lord: ♪ We Are Warrington ♪ ♪ We Are Warrington ♪ Barnes: Yeah, it’s not gonna fly. Lord: You don’t think it’s gonna work? Lord: “We Are Warrington” is a new podcast, that helps young business leaders discover what is possible by highlighting stories from the Warrington College of Business Community about the University of Florida experience, business industry insights, innovative research and more. I’m