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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

  • Tang, Zhi, Tang, J., Zhang, Y., Li, Q., (2007). The impact of entrepreneurial orientation and ownership type on firm performance in the emerging region of China. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship.
  • Tang, Zhi, Rothenberg, S., Hira, R., (2008). Printing industry offshoring: Perspectives from U.S. based printers. Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal.
  • Tessoni, Daniel, Dey, R., Robin, A., (2012). Advisory Services Rise Again at Large Audit Firms. CPA Journal.
  • Tessoni, Daniel, Robin, A., Hoi, C., (2009). Anatomy of an Unusual Merger: ABI (2006). Journal of Financial Education.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Liao, K., Marsillac, E., (2010). The Role of Modularity and Integration in Enhancing Manufacturing Performance: An Absorptive Capacity Perspective. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Chen, Q., Lin, B., (2002). Global IT/IS Outsourcing: Expectations, considerations and implications. Advances in Competitive Research.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Ragu-Nathan, T., Tarafdar, M., Ragu-Nathan, B., (2008). The Consequences of Technostress for End Users in Organizations: Conceptual Development and Empirical Validation. Information Systems Research.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Ragu-Nathan, B., Ragu-Nathan, T., Shi, Z., (2001). Information Management (IM) Strategy - The Construct and Its Measurement. Journal of Strategic Information Systems.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Liao, K., (2008). Leveraging Automation and Integration to Improve Manufacturing Performance under Uncertainty: An Empirical Study. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Ragu-Nathan, B., Ragu-Nathan, T., (2001). A Path Analytic Study of the Antecedents of Organizational Commitment of IS Managers. Information Resources Management Journal.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Wang, K., Shu, Q., (2008). Technostress under different organizational environments: An empirical investigation. Computers in Human Behavior.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Vonderembse, M., Ragu-Nathan, T., (2001). The Impact of Time-Based Manufacturing Practices on Mass Customization and Value to Customer. Journal of Operations Management.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Tarafdar, M., Ragu-Nathan, B., Ragu-Nathan, T., (2007). The Impact Of Technostress on Role Stress and Productivity. Journal of Management Information Systems.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Ragu-Nathan, B., Ragu-Nathan, T., (1999). Dimensionality of the Strategic Grid Framework: The Construct and its measurement. Information Systems Research.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Liu, M., Hansen, S., (2014). Institutions Coming Together  - The Community Source Approach to Software Development and the Case of Kuali. Communications of the ACM.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Ragu-Nathan, B., Ragu-Nathan, T., (1999). A Discriminant Analysis of Organizational Antecedents of IS Performance. Journal of Information Technology Management.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Ragu-Nathan, B., Ragu-Nathan, T., (1998). An Empirical Analysis of the Organizational commitment of Information Systems Executives. Omega: The International Journal of Management Science.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Vonderembse, M., Ragu-Nathan, T., Sharkey, T., (2006). Absorptive Capacity: Enhancing the Assimilation of Time-Based Manufacturing Practices.. Journal of Operations Management.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Grant, D., (2005). Levels of Enterprise Integration: Study Using Case Analysis. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Grant, D., Hwang, Y., (2013). An Empirical Investigation of Six Levels of Enterprise Resource Planning Integration. Computers in Human Behavior.