Faculty Research

Management faculty at UConn’s School of Business are known internationally for their research in team dynamics, leadership, corporate strategy, creativity, virtual relationship in organizations, entrepreneurship, social networks analysis, training interventions, work-family interface, gender and entrepreneurship, diversity in the workplace, risk taking, and human resource management. Our work has been published in the top academic management journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Management Science. The Department tied for the number 1 ranking in scholarly productivity for the most recent time frame (2008-2013) by Academic Analytics and counts a member among the Academy of Management Fellows. Faculty research is theoretically and empirically rigorous, while providing solutions to relevant to organizational, community, national, and global problems.

Yuntao Dong

Yuntao Dong

  • Leadership and leadership development
  • Interpersonal processes within teams
  • Employee proactive behavior and creativity
Timothy Folta

Timothy Folta

  • Entrepreneurial entry and survival
  • Corporate strategy and flexibility

Lucy Gilson

Lucy Gilson

  • Employee & Team Creativity
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Virtual Teams
  • Leadership
  • Leading Change
Nora Madjar

Nora Madjar

  • Social context for creativity at work
  • Job design and the creative process
  • Gender, negotiations and creativity

John Mathieu

John Mathieu

  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Multi-level Theories, Designs, and Analyses
Gary Powell

Gary Powell

  • Gender issues in the workplace
  • Work and family

Greg Reilly

Gregory Reilly

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Executive Compensation
  • Time Horizon in Strategic Management
  • Management Teams
Gene Salorio

Gene Salorio

  • International business and emerging markets
  • Foreign direct investment

David Souder

David Souder

  • Long-term corporate investments
  • Organization design and sustainability
Kevin Thompson

Kevin Thompson

  • Organizational Learning Supports
  • Developing & Leading Millennials
  • Accelerating & Enhancing Learning Transfer