School of Business Faculty Research

  • September 12, 2023

    When it comes to relationships between co-workers, organizations’ stated priorities must match what’s happening under the hood.

  • August 9, 2023

    A new "mega-study" consisting of dozens of simultaneous, independently designed experiments shows that competitions have no automatic impact on our morality.

  • July 26, 2023

    George Mason University School of Business boasts more than 60 full-time, research-active faculty across the accounting, finance, information systems and operations management, management, and marketing areas. In addition to pursuing research questions within their area of specialty, many School of Business scholars team up with peers from other disciplines to tackle complex societal problems.

  • June 30, 2023

    School of Business professors Pallab Sanyal and Shun Ye explore the complex connections between managerial feedback and creative outcomes in new study.

  • May 10, 2023

    A Mason professor is the sole academic working with the U.S. government in an unprecedented effort to measure environmental-economic activity.

  • April 28, 2023

    Whether it is pressing deadlines, overwork, or employees feeling they are not being supported, anger in a work environment can be unavoidable. Over time, the anger and frustration can compound, causing anger to spread through the entire team or organization, creating what George Mason University expert Mandy O’Neill calls a “culture of anger.”

  • March 24, 2023

    Financially troubled U.S. hospitals are petitioning for more support from the federal government, but handouts won’t fix the underlying problem.

  • February 28, 2023

    Negotiation is a critical skillset in business and in society. Negotiation is a complicated, joint decision problem where parties can, potentially, make each other better off—but also have some competing interests. Einav Hart, assistant professor of management at George Mason University, suggests that our relationships and context influence how we should negotiate—and even whether it is a good idea to negotiate at all.

  • January 31, 2023

    Research by Mason Accounting Professor Bret Johnson, a former SEC staff accountant and academic fellow, shows how seemingly mundane intra-agency policies can have unintended effects that benefit Wall Street over Main Street.

  • December 13, 2022

    Managers often struggle to motivate their teams, but that could be because they’re looking in the wrong place. Mason School of Business professor Shora Moteabbed believes that how employees relate to one another on a one-to-one basis is key to understanding—and influencing—workplace behavior.