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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

  • Luxmore, Stephen, Rugman, A., Verbeke, A., (1990). Corporate Strategy and the Free Trade Agreement: Adjustment by Canadian Multinational Enterprises. Canadian Journal of Regional Sciences.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Hull, C., (2010). The Six Facets Model of Innovation and Genetically Modified Organisms. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Hull, C., (2007). Influencing the Acceptance of Innovation: A Tale of Two Perspectives on Genetically-Modified Organisms. International Journal of Business Strategy.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, (2005). Innovation and Varying Market Acceptance: Biotechnology in Agribusiness. Journal of International Business Strategy.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Shaw, K., (2003). Strategic Implications of Technological Innovation that is Hard to Sell. Journal of Global Competitiveness.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Kozan, K., (2001). Managing the Principal-Agent Relationship in a Global Context. Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
  • Mergen, A., Holmes, D., (2011). Using SPC in Conjunction with APC. Quality Engineering.
  • Mergen, A., Holmes, D., (2011). Analysis of the Use of Ratios for Process Management and Decision-Making. Total Quality Management and Business Excellence.
  • Mergen, A., Grant, D., (1996). Applying Quality to Leavitt&apos&#x3b;s Framework to solve Information Technology Problems: A Case Study. Information Technology and People.
  • Mergen, A., Holmes, D., (2000). Building and Acceptance Chart. Quality Digest.
  • Mergen, A., Holmes, D., (1987). A Good Tool for Process Control: The Cumulative Sum Chart. Quality.
  • Mergen, A., Uysal, M., (2017). "An Enterprise Architecture For Software Re-Engineering: A Model-Driven and Ontology-Based Approach,". Journal of Science and Engineering.
  • Mergen, A., Holmes, D., (2000). EWMA Acceptance Charts. Quality and Reliability Engineering International.
  • Mergen, A., Holmes, D., (2000). Process Performance Measures When Process Distribution is Non-Normal. Istatistik, Journal of the Turkish Statistical Association.
  • Mergen, A., Holmes, D., (2006). Identifying Need for New Factors in EVOP. Quality Engineering.
  • Mergen, A., Grant, D., Widrick, S., (2000). Quality Management Applied to Higher Education. Total Quality Management.
  • Mergen, A., Holmes, D., (2005). Effect of Multivariate Process Instability on Principal Component Analysis - A Case Study,. The AAPS Journal.
  • Mergen, A., Stevenson, W., (2009). Can't Fix Service Quality? Read This. Total Quality Management and Business Excellence.
  • Mergen, A., Grant, D., Widrick, S., (2004). A Comparative Analysis of Quality Management in US and International Universities. Total Quality Management.
  • Mergen, A., Stevenson, W., (2014). Estimating Seasonal Relatives Using Simple Averaging: Not Just for Stationary Data. Operations Management Education Review.