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Aaron Hill

Paranoid CEOs hide from government, react strongly to competitors

The higher CEOs score on measures of paranoia, the more likely they are to avoid lobbying government, according to new research of 925 CEOs across 774 firms by Associate Professor Aaron Hill. But hiding doesn’t always work. If sanctioned, or

Heng Xu speaking on stage during a panel discussion.

How psychology is shaping the future of technology

Professor of Management Heng Xu spoke as part of a series from the American Psychological Association at CES, the world’s leading technology conference, on the complex world of digital privacy and how the current environment presents challenges to users.  “We

Klodiana Lanaj and Remy Jennings

Want to Be a Better Leader? Stop Thinking About Work After Hours

It’s not uncommon for managers to continue thinking about their job, even after the official workday is over. This may involve ruminating about an issue with an employee, trying to think of a solution to a client problem, or creating

Aaron Hill

Conservative CEOs Pursue Riskier International Deals Than Liberals Do

Associate Professor Aaron Hill and his co-authors studied 1,027 decisions to enter foreign markets made by Fortune 500 CEOs over the past decade and examined the executives’ political-campaign contributions to determine their leanings. They found that conservative leaders were more

Mo Wang

Don’t overlook race and ethnicity: new guidelines urge change for psychology research

University Distinguished Professor, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair and Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives Mo Wang chaired the American Psychological Association (APA) working group of ten people who formulated recommendations for authors, reviewers and editors on how to address race,

Heng Xu

University of Florida professor awarded for teaching innovation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Professor of Management Heng Xu’s unique contributions to teaching cybersecurity recently earned her an award from the premier operations research and management science international society. This October, Xu received the INFORMS Information Systems Society Haim Mendelson Teaching

Mo Wang

The lesson in Rupert Murdoch’s retirement? Get ready for the 100-year-old CEO

It probably shouldn’t surprise anyone when a 92-year-old announces his retirement. And yet the media and entertainment worlds were aflutter this week at the news that the billionaire mogul Rupert Murdoch—the man who was famously never going to retire from

Mo Wang

Renowned management researcher named UF Foundation Term Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – One of the world’s top scientists in business and management is one of two scholars selected for the University of Florida Foundation Term Professorship Award in 2023. Mo Wang, University Distinguished Professor, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair and

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Two Tech Giants — and Two Very Different Acquisition Strategies

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, and Amazon have considerable claims to innovation — developing in-house the world’s dominant search engine and the largest cloud-computing operation, respectively. But neither built out its sprawling corporate presence of today— they have a combined market

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Meet Warrington’s new faculty for 2023

The Warrington College of Business is proud to welcome five new faculty members to campus in the fall of 2023. Learn more about these outstanding new members of the Warrington team who will continue to strengthen the college’s reputation and