Implications of Paycheck Variation on Retention

Working Papers

Uber. Upwork. TaskRabbit. The world of work is transforming and my research agenda attempts to identify and explain 1) how work is changing and 2) how these changes affect workers, especially those who are marginalized or vulnerable.Read More

Building an Effective Corporate Innovation Center

Funded Research Proposal

The goal of this project is to explore how Innovation Centers can boost the innovation capability and performance of the companies they serve. How should a company make a decision about whether to invest in an Innovation Center? What structure works best? How should you decide which type of Innovation Center to build? What are the most effective processes, policies, and practices?Read More

Positioning knowledge: schools of thought and new knowledge creation

Published Research

Cohesive intellectual communities called “schools of thought” can provide powerful benefits to those developing new knowledge, but can also constrain them. We examine how developers of new knowledge position themselves within and between schools of thought, and how this affects their impact.Read More

The Bias Against Creativity: Why People Desire But Reject Creative Ideas

Published Research

People often reject creative ideas even when espousing creativity as a desired goal. To explain this paradox, we propose that people can hold a bias against creativity that is not necessarily overt, and which is activated when people experience a motivation to reduce uncertainty.Read More