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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, (1995). Product-Process Development Integration in Manufacturing. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Johnson, M., (1994). Product Development Benchmarking versus Customer Focus in Applications of Quality Function Deployment. Marketing Letters.
  • Ettlie, John, Boer, G., (1999). Target Costing Can Boost Your Bottom Line. Strategic Finance.
  • Ettlie, John, Penner-Hahn, J., (1994). Flexibility Ratios and Manufacturing Strategy. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, (1998). R&D and Global Manufacturing Performance. Management Science.
  • Ettlie, John, Penner-Hahn, J., (1993). High Technology Manufacturing in Low Technology Plants. Interfaces.
  • 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, (1997). Quality, Technology, and Global Manufacturing. Production and Operations Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Reza, E., (1992). Organizational Integration and Process Innovation. Academy of Management Journal.
  • Ettlie, John, (1997). US manufacturing in the early 1990s: The chase and challenge. Business Strategy Review.
  • Ettlie, John, (1990). What Makes a Manufacturing Firm Innovative. Academy of Management Executive.
  • Ettlie, John, Rosenthal, S., (2011). Service vs. Manufacturing Innovation. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • Ettlie, John, Kubarek, M., (2008). Design Reuse in Manufacturing and Services,. 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, (1988). Manufacturing Technology Policy and Deployment of Processing Innovations. Annals of Operations Research.
  • 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, Reiferis, S., (1987). Integrating Design and Manufacturing to Deploy Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Interfaces.