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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

  • Ettlie, John, Vance, C., Groves, K., Hess, G., (2013). Cognitive Style and Innovation in Organizations. European Journal of Innovation Management.
  • Ettlie, John, (1983). Organizational Policy and Innovation Among Suppliers to the Food Processing Sector. Academy of Management Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, (1995). Product-Process Development Integration in Manufacturing. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, (2013). Review of UNRELENTING INNOVATION by Gerald J. Tellis. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Rubenstein, A., (1981). Simulating the Flow of Innovations to the U.S. Automotive Industry. Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
  • Ettlie, John, Subramaniam, M., (2004). Changing Strategies and Tactics for New Product Development. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • Ettlie, John, (2007). Perspective: Empirical Generalization and the Role of Culture in New Product Development. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • 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.
  • Ettlie, John, (1980). Manpower Flows and the Innovation Process. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Elsenbach, J., (2007). The Changing Role of R&D Gatekeepers. Research-Technology Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Rubenstein, A., (1980). Social Learning Theory and the Implementation of Production Innovation. Decision Sciences Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, Elsenbach, J., (2007). Modified Stage-Gate Regimes in New Product Development. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • Ettlie, John, (1979). Evolution of the Productive Segment and Transportation Innovations. Decision Sciences Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, Johnson, M., (1994). Product Development Benchmarking versus Customer Focus in Applications of Quality Function Deployment. Marketing Letters.
  • Ettlie, John, Vellenga, D., (1979). The Adoption Time Period for Some Transportation Innovations. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Penner-Hahn, J., (1994). Flexibility Ratios and Manufacturing Strategy. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, (1977). Real-time Studies in Organizational Research. Academy of Management Review.
  • Ettlie, John, Penner-Hahn, J., (1993). High Technology Manufacturing in Low Technology Plants. Interfaces.
  • Ettlie, John, Rothenberg, S., (2012). Strategies to Cope with Regulatory Uncertainty in the Auto Industry. California Management Review.
  • Ettlie, John, Rosenthal, S., (2012). Service Innovation in Manufacturing. Journal of Services Management.