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Faculty Research Briefs

2016

A company’s political ideology predicts its commitment to social responsibility
Featuring Abhinav Gupta

Coercing employees to be “good soldiers” can trigger deviant behaviors
Featuring Scott J. Reynolds

Deciphering our decisions to voice ideas and opinions in a group
Featuring Xiao-Ping Chen

How and why (some) accelerators expedite startup success
Featuring Benjamin Hallen

Political ideology of corporate boards influences CEO compensation
Featuring Abhinav Gupta

Quality sleep is essential to inspire—and to be inspired
Featuring Christopher M. Barnes

2015

Chen named fellow of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Featuring Xiao-Ping Chen

Christmas cheer? The hidden toll of friendly customer service
Featuring Ryan Fehr and Scott J. Reynolds

Foster research symposium sparks 13 years of top scholarship in tech entrepreneurship
Featuring Benjamin Hallen

Hunger drives unethical acts, but only in the quest for food
Featuring Scott J. Reynolds

Lee honored for career achievement by Academy of Management HR Division
Featuring Thomas William Lee

Reason, not disruption, is the most effective means of growing a social movement
Featuring Abhinav Gupta

The unburdening lightness of forgiving
Featuring Ryan Fehr

Venture capital investors with competing interests can inhibit innovation
Featuring Benjamin Hallen and Emily Cox Pahnke

When are you most vulnerable to unethical behavior? Check your chronotype
Featuring Christopher M. Barnes

2014

Enhancing stakeholder happiness: A new corporate objective for a new era?
Featuring Thomas Jones

Entrepreneurs, like teenagers, need a guiding mother
Featuring Benjamin Hallen

Foster Faculty receive international recognition for superior research
Featuring Benjamin Hallen, Christopher Hrdlicka, Christopher M. Barnes, David Burgstahler, Hema Yoganarasimhan, Robert W. Palmatier, Terence Mitchell, Thomas Gilbert, Thomas Jones, and Thomas William Lee

Foster faculty recommend favorite books on macroeconomic trends
Featuring Debra Glassman, Edward Rice, Jonathan Brogaard, Jonathan M. Karpoff, Kevin Steensma, Philip Bond, Richard S. McPherson, Robert Higgins, Stephan Siegel, Suresh Kotha, Thomas Gilbert, and Thomas Jones

Foster School continues run of stellar faculty hires in every department
Featuring Amin Sayedi, Benjamin Hallen, Florian Schulz, Hema Yoganarasimhan, Jianqing 'Fisher' Wu, Lea Dunn, Phillip Quinn, and Terrence Blackburne

Local college hoops recruits tend to perform better, provided the coach stays
Featuring Thomas William Lee

Lost sleep takes a serious toll on performance in the workplace
Featuring Christopher M. Barnes

Mean boss? Might be due to a bad night’s sleep
Featuring Christopher M. Barnes

Mental fatigue doesn’t always make us more likely to act unethically
Featuring Xiao-Ping Chen

Night-time smartphone work drains employee effectiveness in the morning
Featuring Christopher M. Barnes

The Foster Why
Featuring Abhishek Borah, Ann Schlosser, Bruce Avolio, Christina Ting Fong, Christopher M. Barnes, Jeffrey D. Shulman, Mark Forehand, Michael Johnson, Natalie Mizik, Nidhi Agrawal, Richard Yalch, Robert W. Palmatier, Ryan Fehr, Scott J. Reynolds, Shailendra Pratap Jain, Suresh Kotha, and Xiao-Ping Chen

The Year in Research: 2013-14
Featuring Abhishek Borah, Asher Curtis, Christopher Hrdlicka, Christopher M. Barnes, Jarrad Harford, Jonathan Brogaard, Jonathan Z. Zhang, Mark Forehand, Nidhi Agrawal, Ran Duchin, Ryan Fehr, Scott J. Reynolds, Shailendra Pratap Jain, Terence Mitchell, Thomas Gilbert, Thomas Jones, and Xiao-Ping Chen

Working flextime? Bosses prefer early birds to night owls
Featuring Christopher M. Barnes and Ryan Fehr

Workplace courage: what makes people act?
Featuring Terence Mitchell

2013

Army Research Institute re-ups Foster School leadership development study
Featuring Bruce Avolio

Dr. Bruce J. Avolio appointed as University of Washington Chair in Business Strategic Leadership
Featuring Bruce Avolio

Job satisfaction, over time and in context, best predicts voluntary turnover
Featuring Terence Mitchell

Modeling ethical culture: trickle-down management isn’t enough
Featuring Bruce Avolio

Paper cites Associate Dean Lee as the exemplary “academic decathlete”
Featuring Thomas William Lee

Richard Nolan’s novel twist on the case study method has a sequel
Featuring Richard L. Nolan

2012

Corporate venture capital comes with strings attached, for better or worse
Featuring Kevin Steensma

Humility is a key to high performance and effective leadership
Featuring Michael Johnson and Terence Mitchell

Master Class: Foster School amplified by nine new faculty members
Featuring Asher Curtis, David G. Sirmon, Foad Iravani, Mark Westerfield, Michael R. Wagner, Natalie Mizik, Ran Duchin, Sarah McVay, and Tracey Seslen

Moral compass can shift depending on organizational role, expectations
Featuring Scott J. Reynolds

Shevlin named American Accounting Association’s outstanding educator
Featuring Thomas William Lee

2011

Corporate knowledge spillovers can benefit the original innovators
Featuring Kevin Steensma

Fong wins University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award
Featuring Christina Ting Fong

Mitchell wins Academy of Management Journal Best Paper Award
Featuring Terence Mitchell

Motivational cultural intelligence can enhance the bottom line
Featuring Xiao-Ping Chen

Want to retain high-value employees? Empower autonomy
Featuring Thomas William Lee

Workplace autonomy fosters passion, passion fosters creativity
Featuring Xiao-Ping Chen