Our faculty are big thinkers who are not afraid to question and upend theories. They are known worldwide for adding new knowledge in their respective fields.
With the ever-evolving situation surrounding the post-pandemic "return to work," Dean Paul Tesluk has frequently shared his expertise on home and hybrid work arrangements. In Buffalo Business, alumni experts Mara Swan, BS '81, and Ron Hamilton, BS/MBA '94, joined Tesluk to weigh in on the future of work. He also spoke to BBC Worklife about how to maximize in-office days during a hybrid work schedule.
Research from Min-Hsuan Tu, assistant professor of organization and human resources, found that beautiful people are more likely to get hired, receive better performance evaluations and get paid more—but it’s not just because of their good looks. Attractive people have a greater sense of power and are better nonverbal communicators, but their less-attractive peers can level the playing field by adopting a powerful posture.
As featured in Forbes and MSN.
As a nation’s coffers grow, so do the waistlines of its citizens, according to a study from Debabrata Talukdar, professor of marketing. He and his co-authors analyzed 40 years of data across 147 countries and found that around the world, obesity rises along with national income—and it will continue to increase, growing at an average annual rate of 2.47%.
In his book, Feng Gu, professor and chair of accounting and law, argues that Generally Accepted Accounting Principles have lost their relevance, and a company’s true worth lies in its strategic, value-enhancing resources—not the variables found on traditional earnings reports.
By collaborating with other schools and disciplines, we bring multidisciplinary perspectives to today’s most pressing challenges.
Through UB’s Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, several School of Management researchers unite with faculty from across UB to transform the transportation, logistics and supply chain management industries. Alongside colleagues from engineering, computer science, urban planning, economics, geography and other areas, our researchers study emerging modes of transportation and make leaps forward on smart infrastructure. They’re also training the next wave of industry leaders through the Master of Science in Sustainable Transportation and Logistics program.
Aditya Vedantam, assistant professor of operations management and strategy in the School of Management, is part of a team from UB's RENEW Institute that is working on an ambitious multidisciplinary study of the tire recycling industry. The partnership builds upon the state’s 2003 Waste Tire Management and Recycling Act, which mandated market development for waste tires, prohibited land burial of these tires, and instituted a recycling fee on each new tire sold in the state to fund the cleanup of noncompliant tire waste stockpiles, among other activities.
The School of Management is a key partner in the University at Buffalo’s Interprofessional Education initiative, which helps students from different professions to work in a collaborative, team environment to provide highly effective patient- and population-centered care.
We work together to generate ideas and find new ways of doing things, lifting each other up and driving change.
Each week throughout 2021, UB School of Management and guest experts share practical leadership insights—and tangible steps to put those insights to work—through this webinar series from our Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness.
With the health care industry facing unprecedented challenges in cost, efficiency and access, we offer a robust and growing portfolio of programs and partnerships in health care management.
Through partnerships with organizations in the private, public, nonprofit and government sectors, we are working to tackle problems like poverty and injustice, access to affordable housing and quality health care, climate change and sustainable food sourcing. One organization cannot tackle these sweeping challenges alone, and business must play a role in helping to find solutions.
Through our Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership's Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs Program, we're creating opportunities for individuals leading their enterprises into advanced stages of development.