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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

  • Rothenberg, Sandra, (2007). Environmental Managers as Institutional Entrepreneurs: The Influence of Institutional and Technical Pressures on Waste Management. Journal of Business Research.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, (2007). Sustainability Through Servicizing. Sloan Management Review.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Scully, M., (2007). Rolls-Royce Radicals. Stanford Social Innovation Review.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Pil, F., Maxwell, J., (2001). Lean, Green and the Quest for Superior Performance. Journal of Production and Operations Management.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Levy, D., (2012). Corporate Perceptions of Climate Science: The Role of Corporate Environmental Scientists. Business and Society.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Geffen, C., (2000). Suppliers and Environmental Innovations. International Journal of Operations and Production Management.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Tang, Z., Hull, C., (2012). How Corporate Social Responsibility Engagement Strategy Moderates the CSRFinancial Performance Relationship. Journal of Management Studies.
  • Rothenberg, Sandra, Scully, M., Beaton, E., Tang, Z., (2017). Mobilizing the Wealthy: Doing "Privilege Work" and Challenging the Roots of Inequality. Business and Society.
  • Song, Qian, Chan, S., Sarker, S., Plumlee, R., (2017). Decision support system (DSS) use and decision performance: DSS motivation and its antecedents. Information and Management.
  • Song, Qian, (2017). Letter of Support. Abacus.
  • Song, Qian, Chan, S., Wright, A., (2017). The efficacy of a decision support system in enhancing risk assessment performance. Decision Sciences Journal.
  • Song, Qian, Chan, S., Rivera, L., Trongmateerut, P., (2016). Using an educational computer program to enhance student performance in financial accounting. Journal of Accounting Education.
  • Song, Qian, Chan, S., Wright, A., Wright, S., (2015). The effects of mianzi and professional relationship guanxi on auditor fraud detection. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting.
  • Song, Qian, Chan, S., Yao, L., (2015). The moderating roles of subjective (perceived) and objective task complexity in system use and performance. Computers in Human Behavior.
  • Song, Qian, Chan, S., Yao, L., (2011). Factors influencing responsibility attribution in audit failure litigation. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting.
  • Stevenson, William, (2000). Supercharging Your Pareto Analysis. Quality Progress.
  • Stevenson, William, Mergen, E., (2014). Estimating Seasonal Relatives Using Simple Averaging: Not Just for Stationary Data. Operations Management Education Review.
  • Stevenson, William, Evans, W., O'Neil, B., (2010). Revitalizing U.S. Manufacturing: The Role of Tax Policy. CPA Journal.
  • Stevenson, William, Mergen, E., (2009). Can’t Fix Service Quality? Read This. Total Quality Management and Business Excellence.
  • Stevenson, William, Fram, E., (2007). The Next Generation. Directorship Magazine.