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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, Murthy, R., Miller, J., Angelis, J., (2015). Looking Inside the Black Box of Growth in Declining Small Firms: The Role of Growth Factors, Planning, and Implementation. Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Reid, D., Zygliodopoulos, S., (2005). The Internationalization Journey of a High Tech Cluster. Thunderbird International Business Review.
  • DeMartino, Richard, Barbato, R., (2002). An Analysis of the Motivational Factors of Intending Entrepreneurs. Journal of Small Business Strategy.
  • Dresnack, William, Strieter, J., (2006). The 150-Hour Requirement: Perceived Impact on Quality and Image of the Profession. CPA Journal.
  • 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.
  • Ettlie, John, (1985). The Impact of Interorganizational Manpower Flows on the Innovation Process. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Boer, G., (1999). Target Costing Can Boost Your Bottom Line. Strategic Finance.
  • Ettlie, John, (1983). Organizational Policy and Innovation Among Suppliers to the Food Processing Sector. Academy of Management Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, (1998). R&D and Global Manufacturing Performance. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Rubenstein, A., (1981). Simulating the Flow of Innovations to the U.S. Automotive Industry. Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
  • Ettlie, John, (1996). The Perpetual Enterprise Machine. Academy of Management Review.
  • Ettlie, John, (1980). Manpower Flows and the Innovation Process. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, (2007). Perspective: Empirical Generalization and the Role of Culture in 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.