Discover the esteemed scholars and practitioners of Saunders College

Saunders College faculty members combine real-world and academic knowledge of business problems to augment theoretical training. By combining theory and practice, courses are designed for you to learn from real-world experiences. Teaching methods include case study, seminars, simulations, and independent work. Faculty choose the method most appropriate to the material and their individual styles. Saunders students have opportunities to work with faculty in advancing research initiatives. In addition to faculty research, RIT is home to several research centers that will allow you to explore other research interests.

RIT has several awards designed to recognize outstanding teaching and encourage ground-breaking scholarship and research. Please visit the RIT Faculty Awards and Grants page to view recognitions received by Saunders faculty.

Research and Publications

Research is a vital component of Saunders College, and faculty members have developed theories in many academic fields. Our faculty experts shape business and policy across a wide-range of disciplines. Saunders research is published in the world's most respected, peer-reviewed journals and academic publications. For an annual review of highlighted scholarly research from Saunders Faculty, please visit the RIT Annual Scholarship Report. Or, view below for a listing of the latest Published Faculty Research.

Research topics

You’ll find thought leadership at Saunders College goes beyond our academic areas. Our faculty expertise extends to a variety of relevant topics that often cross the usual defined boundaries. This collaborative approach helps you learn how to work across functions and create solutions that shape the future. Some featured research topics include: cybersecurity, digital marketing, strategic leadership, corporate game theory social media and entrepreneurship, fraud and litigation risk, auditing and pricing decisions, financial regulations, stock market trading algorithms, creativity in technology management, corporate social responsibility, social capital and work relationships, leadership, and IT adoption in U.S. healthcare.

Published Faculty Research

  • Joseph Wolfe, William Biggs, Steven Gold, (2013). A replication and expansion of Teach and Patel's discovery of early-determined endgame finishes. Simulation & Gaming.
  • Steven Gold, Paul Lebowitz, (1999). Computerized Stock Screening Rules for Portfolio Selection. Financial Services Review.
  • Steven Gold, (2013). Economics Online Simulation Game: Beat The Market for Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolisitc Competition & Oligopoly . Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching.
  • Steven Gold, Thomas Pray, (1999). Changing Customer Preferences and Product Characteristics in the Design of Demand Functions. Simulation & Gaming.
  • Steven Gold, (2013). Economics Online Simulation Game: Beat The Market for Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolisitc Competition & Oligopoly . Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching.
  • Robert Boehner, Streven Gold, (2013). Herding Behavior in the DJIA 2005-2009: An Application of the Bass Model. Journal of Applied Financial Research.
  • Steven Gold, (2012). The Impact of Trading Volume on Next Day Stock Returns in the DJIA 2007-2009. Journal of Applied Financial Research.
  • Robert Boehner, Streven Gold, (2013). Herding Behavior in the DJIA 2005-2009: An Application of the Bass Model. Journal of Applied Financial Research.
  • Robert Boehner, Steven Gold, (2012). The Influence of the Marketing Mix on the Diffusion of Innovation: Bass Model Redux. Academy of Business Journal.
  • Steven Gold, Harvey Gold, (2010). Beat the Market: An Interactive Microeconomics Simulation. Journal of Economics Education.
  • Steven Gold, A. Faria, D. Hutchinson, W. Wellington, (2009). Developments in Business: A Review of the Past 40 Years. Simulation & Gaming.
  • Steven Gold, Joseph Wolfe, (2007). A Study of Business Game Stock Price Algorithms. Simulation & Gaming.
  • Steven Gold, Thomas Pray, (2001). Historical Review of Algorithm Development For Computerized Business Simulations. Simulation & Gaming.
  • Robert Boehner, Steven Gold, (2012). The Influence of the Marketing Mix on the Diffusion of Innovation: Bass Model Redux. Academy of Business Journal.
  • Steven Gold, Joseph Wolfe, (2012). The Validity and Effectivness of a Business Game Beta Test. Simulation & Gaming.
  • Steven Gold, Thomas Pray, (1999). Changing Customer Preferences and Product Characteristics in the Design of Demand Functions. Simulation & Gaming.
  • Steven Gold, Paul Lebowitz, (1999). Computerized Stock Screening Rules for Portfolio Selection. Financial Services Review.
  • Steven Gold, (2005). System-Dynamics-Based Modeling of Business Simulation Algorithms. International Journal of Simulation and Gaming.
  • Steven Gold, (2004). Price-Volume Relationships and Stock Returns. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research.
  • Steven Gold, (2019). Integrating Volatility and Trend Conditions in the Design of an Effective Stock Market Algorithmic Trading System. Journal of Applied Financial Research.

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