Management

From the team perspective, different people can contribute to leadership in different ways
What is a leader? Traditionally the title is ascribed to a formal, charismatic, often white man who leads an organization to greatness–but this definition never sat well with Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior Michael Kukenberger. “Leadership is a process, not a person,” Kukenberger...
In negotiations, hard ball tactics rarely win out in the end
Daughter of an arbitrator and attorney, Rachel Campagna grew up in a home where negotiation was done for sport. She almost went into law but preferred to study the art of negotiation instead. Her examination of the impact of trust between parties on their...
Andrea Kokolis ’73, ’77G, who has spent her career in the technology sector, helping start-up and early stage companies develop and achieve growth objectives and execute against exit strategies, was this year named UNH’s Paul J. Hollway Entrepreneur of the Year. Paul...
Now, when both parents are working from home, “there seems to be an expectation that women will take on more of managing the household—especially if kids are home—in order to create a better work environment for the male partner,” notes ...
Quoted in this Forbes article - “In negotiation, women experience a negative backlash when they engage in behaviors that are inconsistent with their gender stereotypes, which puts them at a disadvantage socially and economically,” said Dr. Rachel Campagna, assistant professor of management.
This is the upside of having employees consistently report bad behavior, according to Jennifer A. Griffith, assistant professor of organizational behavior at the University of New Hampshire. “We do see examples of what happens when a small number of employees...
“There are some valuable lessons to learn,” said Jennifer Griffith, an assistant professor of organizational behavior and management. “First, the more effective training used on college campuses is more immersive and takes place over several weeks or even months. Second, there is more commitment to...
Holloway Competition winning team aims to make dating safer
Modern dating just might be safer now that the inventors of VELV have taken home the top prize in the 31st annual Paul J. Holloway Prize Innovation to Market Competition. VELV, the team consisting of Christin...
In today’s dynamic knowledge economy, teams are replacing hierarchies and shared leadership is emerging as the key driver in many teams’ success
“Our work has provided evidence that when teams are functionally diverse they tend to share more leadership,” he says. “However, these findings depend on teams having a highly cooperative environment in order to realize the benefits of different perspectives.”
Business has stalled in dealing with sexual harassment and Griffith wants to know why
The crux of her study’s conclusions is that businesses can learn a lot from the sexual assault and harassment prevention programs that universities have implemented for student populations.
The B Impact Clinic
Company leaders who want to address their social and environmental impact can receive help from University of New Hampshire students through a new partnership between the college and New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility.
Practice “real world” skills building a business case for a new product or service
Do you have an idea for a new business or innovative solution to a pressing problem?  If so, the Holloway Competition is your chance to transform this idea into reality with the expert guidance of faculty mentors and members of the business community. Beyond this incredible opportunity for learning...