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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

  • Dresnack, William, Singh, S., (1999). Six Steps to a Viable Derivatives Policy. AFP Exchange.
  • Dresnack, William, Strieter, J., (2006). The 150-Hour Requirement: Perceived Impact on Quality and Image of the Profession. CPA Journal.
  • Dresnack, William, Strieter, J., (2005). The Effectiveness of the 150-Hour Requirement. CPA Journal.
  • Dresnack, William, Briggs, G., (2002). The AICPA Model Tax Curriculum in Graduate Accounting Programs. Tax Adviser.
  • Ettlie, John, (1998). R&D and Global Manufacturing Performance. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Elsenbach, J., (2006). Scale, R&D Performance and Idea Profiles for New Products: A Comparative Study of U.S. and German Manufacturing Firms . Journal of Global Business and Technology.
  • Ettlie, John, Pavlou, P., (2006). Technology-Based New Product Development Partnerships. Decision Sciences Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, Reza, E., (1992). Organizational Integration and Process Innovation. Academy of Management Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, (1997). Quality, Technology, and Global Manufacturing. Production and Operations Management.
  • Ettlie, John, (1990). What Makes a Manufacturing Firm Innovative. Academy of Management Executive.
  • Ettlie, John, (1997). US manufacturing in the early 1990s: The chase and challenge. Business Strategy Review.
  • Ettlie, John, Rosenthal, S., (2011). Service vs. Manufacturing Innovation. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Swan, P., (1997). U.S.-Japanese Manufacturing Equity Relationships. Academy of Management Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, (1997). Integrated Design and New Product Success. Journal of Operations Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Kubarek, M., (2008). Design Reuse in Manufacturing and Services,. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • Ettlie, John, (1988). Manufacturing Technology Policy and Deployment of Processing Innovations. Annals of Operations Research.
  • Ettlie, John, Reiferis, S., (1987). Integrating Design and Manufacturing to Deploy Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Interfaces.
  • Ettlie, John, (1996). The Perpetual Enterprise Machine. Academy of Management Review.
  • Ettlie, John, (1985). The Impact of Interorganizational Manpower Flows on the Innovation Process. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Bridges, W., O'Keefe, R., (1984). Organizational Strategy and Structural Differences for Radical Versus Incremental Innovation. Management Science.