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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

  • DeMartino, Richard, Neck, H., Dwyer, P., Treese, C., (2012). Radical Innovation in Medium-Sized Enterprises: An Exploratory Study of Strategic Intent and Innovation Process. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management.
  • 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.
  • Dresnack, William, Briggs, G., Spitzer, J., (2000). Earnings Management in Non-financial Business Organizations Under Financial Accounting Standard No. 115. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues.
  • Dresnack, William, Singh, S., (1999). Six Steps to a Viable Derivatives Policy. AFP Exchange.
  • Dresnack, William, Singh, S., (1999). A Derivatives Policy Framework for Manufacturing Firms. American Business Review.
  • Dresnack, William, Singh, S., (1998). Market Knowledge in Managed Municipal Bond Portfolios. Financial Services Review.
  • Dresnack, William, Strieter, J., (2006). The 150-Hour Requirement: Perceived Impact on Quality and Image of the Profession. CPA Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, Rubenstein, A., (1980). Social Learning Theory and the Implementation of Production Innovation. Decision Sciences Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, (1997). Quality, Technology, and Global Manufacturing. Production and Operations Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Subramaniam, M., (2004). Changing Strategies and Tactics for New Product Development. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Rothenberg, S., (2012). Strategies to Cope with Regulatory Uncertainty in the Auto Industry. California Management Review.
  • Ettlie, John, (1979). Evolution of the Productive Segment and Transportation Innovations. Decision Sciences Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, (1995). Product-Process Development Integration in Manufacturing. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, (1997). US manufacturing in the early 1990s: The chase and challenge. Business Strategy Review.
  • Ettlie, John, Rosenthal, S., (2012). Service Innovation in Manufacturing. Journal of Services Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Elsenbach, J., (2007). The Changing Role of R&D Gatekeepers. Research-Technology Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Vellenga, D., (1979). The Adoption Time Period for Some Transportation Innovations. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Gianiodis, P., Urbina, J., (2013). Open Service Innovation in the Global Banking Industry: Inside-out versus Outside-in Strategies. Academy of Management Perspectives.