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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

  • Liu, Manlu, Wang, Q., Meng, L., Wang, Q.,Ma, Q., (2015). How do Social-based Cues Influence Consumers' Online Purchase Decisions? An Event-related Potential Approach. Electronic Commerce Research.
  • Liu, Manlu, Duncan, J., Wei, J., (2013). Strategic and Tactical Electronic Business Solutions in Pharmacies and Drug Stores. International Journal of Services and Standards.
  • Liu, Manlu, Zeng, D., Zhao, J., (2014). Cooperative Investment Decisions in Community Source Development. International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making.
  • Liu, Manlu, Wang, Q., Yang, S., Cao, Z.,Ma, Q., (2014). An Eye-tracking Study of Website Complexity: from the Perspective of Cognitive Load. Decision Support Systems.
  • Liu, Manlu, Fan, S., Zhao, J., Dou, W., (2012). A Framework for the Transformation of Conceptual to Logical Workflow Models. Decision Support Systems.
  • Liu, Manlu, Wang, H., Zhao, J., (2012). Technology Flexibility as Enabler of Robust Application Development in Community Source: The Case of Kuali and Sakai. Journal of Systems and Software.
  • Liu, Manlu, Guo, B., (2002). Private Finance and Small Medium Enterprises Development  Empirical Analysis of Wenzhou. Economy Research (Chinese).
  • Liu, Manlu, Wang, D., (2002). How do China private sector enterprises attract international venture capital?. Economy Management (Chinese).
  • Liu, Manlu, Bui, Q., Hansen, S., Tu, Q., (2018). From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Results: Revisiting the Productivity Paradox in the Case of Health Information Technology. Communications of the ACM.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Stendardi, E., (1997). Implications of Total Quality Management For Agency Theory. Management Research News.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Rugman, A., Verbeke, A., (1990). Corporate Strategy and the Free Trade Agreement: Adjustment by Canadian Multinational Enterprises. Canadian Journal of Regional Sciences.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Tang, Z., Hull, C., (2012). When corporate social responsibility matter: an empirical investigation of contingencies. International Journal of Corporate Governance.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Hull, C., (2011). Innovation and NGOs: A framework of interaction. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Hull, C., (2010). The Six Facets Model of Innovation and Genetically Modified Organisms. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Hull, C., (2007). Influencing the Acceptance of Innovation: A Tale of Two Perspectives on Genetically-Modified Organisms. International Journal of Business Strategy.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, (2005). Innovation and Varying Market Acceptance: Biotechnology in Agribusiness. Journal of International Business Strategy.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Shaw, K., (2003). Strategic Implications of Technological Innovation that is Hard to Sell. Journal of Global Competitiveness.
  • Luxmore, Stephen, Kozan, K., (2001). Managing the Principal-Agent Relationship in a Global Context. Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
  • Mergen, A., Wen, D., (1999). Running a Process with Poor Capability. Quality Engineering.
  • Mergen, A., (1982). Dependence v.s. Independence Assumptions in Statistical Quality Control,. Middle East Technical University Studies in Development.