Business Faculty Research Highlights

January 11, 2017 - A UTA researcher showed in a new study that people are overly confident when handling phishing attacks in the business world, Science Mag, Science Newsline, Science Daily and many other websites reported. Jingguo Wang, a UTA associate professor in the College of Business’ Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, led the study, which said computer users often make the wrong decisions when handling phishing attacks.

October 17, 2016 - Marcus Butts, associate professor of management in UTA's College of Business, co-wrote a Harvard Business Review article on abusive bosses. The article stated that anyone can lash out when sleep deprived or dealing with issues at home.

October 14, 2016 - A paper co-authored by Jingguo Wang, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management, has been accepted for elite publication in Information Systems Research. "Coping Responses in Phishing Detection: An Investigation of Antecedents and Consequences," by Jingguo Wang, Y. Li, and H. R. Rao will be published in a forthcoming issue.

September 26, 2016 - Research by Marcus Butts, associate professor of management in UTA’s College of Business, was cited in a NIH MedlinePlus article on the negative effects of after-hours work emails on family relationships.

September 14, 2016 - A UTA study said after-hours work emails are among many things that make workers irritated, the BBC website reported. Marcus Butts, a UTA associate professor of management, was a co-author of the study. The story focused on how to work through office rage.

August 15, 2016 - Gene Moo Lee, a UTA assistant professor of information systems and operations management, has created a new method that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence and explain potential mergers and acquisitions of startup companies in the fast-moving high-technology industry, Huffington Post and DZone reported.

July 25, 2016 - A paper co-authored by Jingguo Wang, associate professor of information systems, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems. JAIS has recently been promoted to the Elite list of Information Systems publications. "Overconfidence in Phishing Email Detection," by Jingguo Wang, Y. Li, and H. R. Rao, will be published in a forthcoming issue.

July 22, 2016 - A UTA researcher has created a new method that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to help startup companies in the fast-moving high-technology industry, Communications of the ACM, Scientific Computing, Science Daily and other websites reported. Gene Moo Lee, UTA assistant professor of Information Systems and Operations Management in the UTA College of Business, and co-researchers published their research in the leading journal Management Information Systems Quarterly.

July 15, 2016 - Startup Beat, Scientific Computing and Science Codex reported on research by Gene Moo Lee, UTA assistant professor of information systems and operations management, that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence and explain potential mergers and acquisitions of startup companies in the fast-moving high-technology industry. Read UTA Press Release...

July 14, 2016 - Gene Moo Lee, a UTA assistant professor of information systems and operations management, has created a new method that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence and explain potential mergers and acquisitions of startup companies in the fast-moving high-technology industry, Phys.org, Science X and (e) Science News reported.

July 6, 2016 - A study led by UTA assistant professor of marketing Narayanan Janakiraman that demonstrated that lenient return policies can lead to an increase in purchasing was featured on The American Marketing Association’s news site. Janakiraman and his team analyzed 22 academic papers related to return policies for the study, which was published recently in the Journal of Retailing.

July 5, 2016 - A paper co-authored by Marcus Butts, UTA associate professor of management, has been accepted for publication in the Academy of Management Journal. "I just can't control myself: A self-regulation perspective on the abuse of deviant employees," by Marcus Butts, M.B. Mawritz, R.L. Greenbaum, and K. Graham will be published in a forthcomiing issue.