Management Articles

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

Joyce Bono

Management professor’s paper named third most popular of the decade

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A research paper by Dr. Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor, was named among the most popular articles of the past ten years by Nonprofit Management & Leadership. From 2010-2019, “Sources of volunteer motivation: Transformational leadership and personal motives influence volunteer outcomes” was cited 33 times per year, making it the No. 3 article on the list. Nonprofit Leadership & Management’s list established the 15 most popular articles published in the journal between 2010 and 2019 by

Joyce Bono, John Chen, Larry DiMatteo, Robert Emerson, Amir Erez, Aaron Hill, Klodiana Lanaj, Gwen Lee, David Ross, Brian Swider, Robert Thomas and Mo Wang

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.”

Dr. Klodiana Lanaj

Warrington management professor named among 30 thinkers to watch

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Klodiana Lanaj, Martin L. Schaffel Professor in the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’ Department of Management, was named among a list of 30 worldwide thinkers to watch in the coming year as a member of Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2020. Thinkers50 Radar is produced annually and features the top 30 emerging management and business thinkers whose ideas are likely to make lasting contributions to how organizations are managed and led. Thinkers50 Radar brings an

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The Business of…Valentine’s Day gifts

Reading Time: 5 minutes Business principles are prevalent throughout almost all industries that impact your life. We decided to take a look at how business leaders implement these principles in their companies and how academic experts explain the impact business principles have on the decisions business leaders make. From real-world practice to years of study, our experts break down the business of everything you’ve wanted to know about. Love is in the air this month, and with it comes gift giving. Read on to

Betty Zhou

Management PhD alumna honored with Rising Star designation

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business management Ph.D. alumna and current assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Le “Betty” Zhou was named an Association for Psychological Science (APS) Rising Star. The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding APS members in the earliest stages of their research career post-Ph.D. Drawing its name from an Observer editorial series that featured exemplars of the exciting work being done by the field’s newest researchers, the designation

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Six Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Reading Time: 4 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Six students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 19. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2019 are: Yiduo Shao (Ph.D. ’22): Shao, originally from Shenyang, China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology

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New research on multimillion-dollar internet streaming platform takes Warrington management professor to South Korea

Reading Time: 2 minutes What is Warrington’s own American David Gaddis Ross, R. Perry Frankland Professor of Management, doing being interviewed in Korea, on national Korean TV, in Korean?! Today, one of the biggest challenges in internet-based businesses is monetizing the value created for customers; some companies bombard you with ads, others make you subscribe and others sell your data. Recently, some companies have resurrected one of the oldest business models out there – patronage. For example, you may have heard of companies like

Yihao Liu and Joyce Bono hold their awards from Personnel Psychology

Management professor wins award for best article on how ‘managerial derailment’ affects women more than men

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor, received the 2017 Best Article Award from Personnel Psychology for a paper titled, “Dropped on the way to the top: Gender and managerial derailment.” The Best Article Award is designed to recognize individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to Personnel Psychology through their scholarship and the impact that scholarship has made on the industry. Personnel Psychology published 21 papers in 2017, three of which the Best Article Award Committee selected as finalists