Professor Traci Sitzmann’s Work Won the 2021 Award for Responsible Research in Management
After four years of research, Traci Sitzmann received the highest honor in academic management research. Her piece “The hidden cost of prayer: Religiosity and the gender wage gap,” published in the Academy of Management Journal, demonstrates how beliefs and practices reinforced by the world’s major religions account for 37% of the gender wage gap. Read more
CU Denver Management Assistant Professor Dr. Kyle Ehrhardt co-published a study examining pre-training factors that influence the effectiveness of diversity education.
With an increasingly diverse workforce, most organizations and universities recognize the value of diversity training and education. However, there are unanswered questions regarding whether these trainings are effective and who it impacts the most. Read more
“I really love the idea of knowing, learning, and being amongst the generations that are coming after me,” says Susan Heinzeroth, founder and CEO of SageRiver Consulting. “I want to help students understand the leadership challenges that they’re going to face and influence a way of thinking about addressing those challenges.” Susan Heinzeroth, also a CU Denver Alumni, has come full circle, she provides a unique experience for the next generation of MBA students. Read more
“I plan to graduate in Fall 2021 and have found CU Denver to be a great foundation for my development at this point in my life,” says Ethan Bui. Ethan started planning his career path early and took advantage of the opportunities around him. Although he hasn’t graduated yet, Ethan has had an impressive journey from an apprenticeship to earning six Salesforce certifications.
How does he do it? Read more
Recently, CU Denver Business School Professor of Management Wayne Cascio’s research was featured in The New York Times. In an article about layoffs, Cascio discussed the results of his study that confirmed companies that are quick to lay off employees see diminished financial performance. The study, co-authored with Finance Professor Rohan Christie-David and Finance Professor Arjun Chatrath from Portland State University, will be published later this year in the Academy of Management Journal. Read more
We all know that reducing carbon emissions is essential to curb
climate change. This huge challenge requires all parts of society to work
together to help save the planet, from individuals to governments, and
everything in-between. A number of U.S. corporations have voluntarily utilized
internal carbon pricing to tilt their capital investment decisions away from
high carbon emissions projects toward low carbon emission alternatives. Read more
With more than 25 years of research and consulting work in crisis management, Dr. Sarah Kovoor-Misra, Associate Professor of Management at the CU Denver Business School, has published a book, Crisis Management: Resilience and Change.
Kovoor proposes a new Transformative Crisis Management approach, and her publication explores recent examples of notable crises, such as product defects, ethical and sexual harassment scandals, product tampering, and financial meltdowns at prominent organizations like Uber, Wells Fargo, Volkswagen and more. Read more