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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

  • Robin, Ashok, Gerety, M., Hoi, C., (2001). Do Shareholders Benefit from the Adoption of Incentive Pay for Directors?. Financial Management.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Bousquin, J., Gambeta, E., Esterman, M., (2012). Life Cycle Assessment in the Print Industry: A Critical Review. Journal of Industrial Ecology.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Maxwell, J., Marcus, A., (1993). Issues in the Implementation of Proactive Environmental Strategies. Business, Strategy and the Environment.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Zygliodopoulos, S., (2006). Determinants of environmental innovation adoption in the printing industry: the importance of task environment. Business, Strategy and the Environment.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Foos, T., Schum, G., (2006). Tacit knowledge transfer and the knowledge disconnect. Journal of Knowledge Management.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Maxwell, J., (1997). Industry Response to the Banning of CFCs: Mapping the Paths of Technological Change. Technology Studies.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Maxwell, J., Forrest, B., Marcus, A., (1997). Green Schemes: Comparing environmental strategies and their implementation. California Management Review.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Hull, C., (2008). Firm Performance: The interactions of corporate social performance with innovation and industry differentiation. Strategic Management Journal.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Schenck, B., Maxwell, J., (2005). Lessons From Benchmarking Environmental Performance at Automobile Assembly Plants. Benchmarking: An International Journal.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Zygliodopoulos, S., Fleming, P., (2008). Rationalization, Overcompensation and the Escalation of Corruption in Organizations. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Winebrake, J., Luo, J., Green, E., (2008). Automotive Transportation in China: Technology, Policy, Market Dynamics and Sustainability. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Cost, F., (2008). Lean Manufacturing in Small and Medium Sized Printers. Georgia Printer.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Ettlie, J., (2011). Strategies to Cope with Regulatory Uncertainty in the Auto Industry: Platform and Functional Integration. California Management Review.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Becker, M., (2004). Technical Assistance Programs and The Diffusion of Environmental Technologies in the Printing Industry: The Case of SMEs. Business and Society.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Maxwell, J., (1995). Extending the Umbrella of Social Concern: Volvo’s Strategic Approach to Environmental Management. Corporate Environmental Strategy.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, (2003). Knowledge Content and Worker Participation in Environmental Management at NUMMI. Journal of Management Studies.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Pil, F., (2003). Environmental Performance as a Driver of Superior Organizational Performance. Journal of Operations and Production Management.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Becker, M., (2003). Pictorial Offset Corporation: Simultaneous ISO 9002 and 14001 Registration. International Journal of Corporate Sustainability.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Barragan, S., Cappellino, C., Dempsey, N., (2003). A Framework for Sourcing Product Development Services. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Mross, D., (2007). Formulation and Implementation of Environmental Strategies: A Comparison of U.S. and German Printing Firms. Environmental Quality Management.