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Research and Publications

Saunders College of Business 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 for a full list including the latest published results, please see below.

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, 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.

Faculty Research

  • Colton, Deborah, (2010). A resource-based view of e-tailer performance: an international study. International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing.
  • Colton, Deborah, Roth, M., Jayachandran, S., Dahhli, M., (2009). Subsidiary use of Foreign Marketing Knowledge. Journal of International Marketing.
  • Colton, Deborah, Money, B., (2000). The Response of the ’New Consumer' to Promotion in the Transition Economies of the Former Soviet Bloc. Journal of World Business.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Clarcq, J., Palanski, M., (2011). George C. Marshall: An Enduring Model of Leadership Effectiveness. Journal of Character and Leadership Integration.
  • DeMartino, Richard, O'Connor, G., Paulson, A., (2008). Organizational Approaches to Building a Radical Innovation Dynamic Capability. International Journal of Technology Management.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Murthy, R., Miller, J., Angelis, J., (2015). Looking Inside the Black Box of Growth in Declining Small Firms: The Role of Growth Factors, Planning, and Implementation. Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Reid, D., Zygliodopoulos, S., (2005). The Internationalization Journey of a High Tech Cluster. Thunderbird International Business Review.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Barbato, R., Demartino, R., Jacques, P., (2009). The Entrepreneurial Motivations of Non-Employer Entrepreneurs. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Stromeyer, W., Miller, J., SriramachandraMurthy, R., (2014). The Prowess and Pitfalls Of Bayesian Structural Equation Modelling: Important Considerations For Management Research. Journal of Management.
  • DeMartino, Richard, (2004). JML Optical at the Crossroads: Exploring Growth and Exit Strategies of a Family Business. Journal of Entrepreneurship Education.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Barbato, R., (2003). Differences Among Women and Men MBA Entrepreneurs: Exploring Family Flexibility and Wealth Creation as Career Motivators. Journal of Business Venturing.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Neck, H., Dwyer, P., Treese, C., (2012). Radical Innovation in Medium-Sized Enterprises: An Exploratory Study of Strategic Intent and Innovation Process. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Barbato, R., Jacques, P., (2006). Exploring the Career/Achievement and Family Orientations Difference between Entrepreneurs and Non-Entrepreneurs: The impact of sex and dependent status. Journal of Small Business Management.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Barbato, R., (2002). An Analysis of the Motivational Factors of Intending Entrepreneurs. Journal of Small Business Strategy.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Zygliodopoulos, S., Reid, D., (2006). Cluster Reputation as a Facilitator in the Internationalization of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. Corporate Reputation Review.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Reid, D., Zygliodopoulos, S., (2006). Balancing localization and globalization: exploring the impact of firm internationalization on a regional cluster. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development.
  • DeMartino, Richard, O'Connor, G., (2006). Organizing for Radical Innovation: An exploratory study of the structural aspects of RI Management Systems in Large Established Firms. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • Dresnack, William, Singh, S., (1999). A Derivatives Policy Framework for Manufacturing Firms. American Business Review.
  • Dresnack, William, Singh, S., (1998). Market Knowledge in Managed Municipal Bond Portfolios. Financial Services Review.
  • Dresnack, William, Briggs, G., Spitzer, J., (2000). Earnings Management in Non-financial Business Organizations Under Financial Accounting Standard No. 115. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues.