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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

  • Tu, Qiang (John), Wang, K., Shu, Q., (2005). Computer-Related Technostress in China. Communications of the ACM.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Vonderembse, M., Ragu-Nathan, T., (2004). Manufacturing Practices: Antecedents to Mass Customization. International Journal of Production Planning and Control.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Rachamadugu, R., (1997). Period Batch Control in Group Technology-An Improved Procedure. Computers and Industrial Engineering.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Apigian, C., Ragu-Nathan, B., Ragu-Nathan, T., (2004). Organizational Determinants of Information Systems Performance: A Strategic Profile Perspective. Journal of Business and Information Technology.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Ragu-Nathan, B., Apigian, C., Ragu-Nathan, T., (2004). A path analytic study of the effect of top management support for information systems performance. Omega: The International Journal of Management Science.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Vonderembse, M., Ragu-Nathan, T., Ragu-Nathan, B., (2004). Measuring Modularity-Based Manufacturing Practices and Its Impact on Mass Customization Capability: A Customer-Driven Perspective. Decision Sciences Journal.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Liao, K., Li, Y., (2011). The Relationship of Integration and Automation under an Uncertain Environment: A SEM Model. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Shu, Q., Wang, K., (2011). The Impact of Computer Self-efficacy and Technology Dependence on Computer-Related Technostress: A Social Cognitive Theory Perspective. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), O'Neil, B., Perotti, V., Ward, J., (2011). Biz 1-2-3: RIT's New First Year Sequence.. BizEd Magazine.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Liao, Y., Liao, K., Vonderembse, M., (2011). A mechanism for external competence transfer to improve manufacturing system capabilities and market performance. International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Tarafdar, M., Ragu-Nathan, T., Ragu-Nathan, B., (2011). Crossing to the Dark Side: Examining the Creators, Outcomes and Inhibitors of Technostress. Communications of the ACM.
  • Tu, Qiang (John), Tarafdar, M., Ragu-Nathan, T., (2010). The Impact of Technostress on End-User Satisfaction and Performance. Journal of Management Information Systems.
  • Ward, John, O'Neil, B., Perotti, V., Tu, Q., (2012). Expanding on Innovation. BizEd Magazine.
  • Yang, Rong, Qi, B., Tian, G., (2016). Do Social Ties between Individual Auditors and Client Executives Matter to Audit Quality? . Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics.
  • Yang, Rong, Hou, Q., Jin, Q., Yuan, H.,Zhang, G., (2015). Performance Commitment of Controlling Shareholders and Earnings Management. Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • Yang, Rong, Qi, B., Tian, G., (2014). Can Media Deter Management from Manipulating Earnings? Evidence from China . Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.
  • Yang, Rong, Cordeiro, J., Kent, D., Callaha, C., (2014). What Determines the Variation in Relative Performance Evaluation Usage Across U.S. Industries?. Management Research Review.
  • Yang, Rong, He, L., (2014). Does Industry Regulation Matter? New Evidence on Audit Committees and Earnings Management. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Yang, Rong, Krishnan, G., Sun, L., Wang, Q., (2013). Client Risk Management: A Study of Earnings Management, Audit Fees, and Auditor Resignations . Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.
  • Yang, Rong, Yao, Y., Liu, Z., Hasan, I., (2013). Government Intervention and Institutional Trading Strategy: Evidence from a Transition Country . Global Finance Journal.

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