The Scheller College of Business (formerly College of Management) at the Georgia Institute of Technology combines excellence in the functional areas of business education with the multidisciplinary focus on management of technology, international business, and entrepreneurial and innovative processes. We pursue the creation of new knowledge and the training of scholars to further the science and practice of management. We are committed to being a recognized leader in developing business leaders to operate in changing technological environments.

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  • Essays on financial intermediation and household finance 

    Paradkar, Nikhil Dilip (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07-14)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on the intersection of financial intermediation and household finance. In the first essay, using proprietary account-level data from a major credit bureau, I examine the impact ...
  • Essays on the effectiveness and implications of governments' green product incentives 

    He, Cheng (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07-22)
    In my dissertation, I empirically study the impact of two of the most common types of state-level government incentives, i.e., HOV-lane exemption and tax credit, in the U.S. automobile industry. Assessing the impact of ...
  • Behavioral Research on Sustainable and Socially/Environmentally Responsible Operations 

    Mahmoudzadeh, Mahdi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-06-16)
    With the growth of global interest in sustainability and social responsibility, more companies and manufacturers have started practicing sustainable operations and social and environmental responsibility in their supply ...
  • ESSAYS ON THE SOCIETAL IMPLICATIONS OF ONLINE LENDING PLATFORMS 

    Wang, Hongchang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-07-24)
    This dissertation includes three interrelated essays which investigate the outcomes of online lending platforms on both borrowers and investors. More specifically, the first one looks at the borrowers’ side and investigates ...
  • Essays on Platform Ecosystems 

    Venkataraman, Vijayaraghavan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-07-19)
    Essays on Platform Ecosystems Vijayaraghavan Venkataraman 151 pages Directed by Dr. Marco Ceccagnoli and Dr. Chris Forman There has been a tremendous increase in the number and variety of ecosystems. Extant literature has ...
  • IT-Enabled Business Practices: Empirical Investigations of Productivity and Innovation 

    Angle, Patricia C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-07-26)
    My dissertation centers on the impact of information technology (IT) investments on business processes. I seek to understand the way organizations use software to share information with partners in trade and facilitate ...
  • Essays on Innovation Strategies of Entrepreneurs and Startups 

    Li, Congshan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-07-12)
    This dissertation examines the mechanisms and factors that influence the choice and application of innovation strategies by high-tech entrepreneurs. As the competitive advantage of high-tech startups mainly originates from ...
  • CREATING CONNECTIONS: A MULTIDIMENSIONAL CONSTRUCT OF EMPLOYEE CONNECTING BEHAVIOR, ANTECEDENTS, AND RELATIONSIHPS TO CREATIVE OUTCOMES 

    Breidenthal, Amy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-07-11)
    When a person introduces two people to each other who were previously unacquainted, a myriad of benefits may accrue to the newly connected individuals, their work, and their organizations. While much research investigates ...
  • The Role of Online Reviews in Consumer Decision-making 

    Lei, Zhanfei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-07-16)
    As a prominent form of user-generated content, online reviews have become increasingly indispensable for consumers to make purchase decisions. Thus, it is critical to understand what sets helpful reviews apart from unhelpful ...
  • The power of perspective: the effect of performance reporting frames on collaboration 

    Li, Siman (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-05-21)
    While organizations want to encourage collaboration, individual free riding undermines the success of collaborative efforts. In this paper, I investigate whether it is possible to mitigate free riding problems through ...
  • The hidden benefits of control: The effect of peer competition on employee responses to restrictive controls 

    Samet, Jordan A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-12-16)
    Managers must decide whether to grant their employees the freedom to make their own choices or to restrict their employees’ decision rights by proscribing specific actions, behaviors and decisions. Prior research finds ...
  • Essays examining role-based behavior 

    Paul, Iman MI (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-07-29)
    My dissertation examines role-based behavior in consumption contexts, with a particular focus on integrating contemporary social-role and identity theories with other, seemingly disparate theories such as tokenism and ...
  • Play hard, work harder? How hobbies affect employees’ work and life 

    Harari Hamam, Dana Harari (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-05-20)
    Decades of work-family research establishes that family life substantially influences experiences at work. While we have vast knowledge regarding the influence of family on work and vice versa, relatively little research ...
  • Essays on finance, technology, and labor 

    Zeng, Linghang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-05-09)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on finance, technology, and labor. In the first essay, using an anonymized employer-employee matched payroll dataset of 70 million workers, I examine the effect of venture capital ...
  • Essays in information and asset prices 

    Choi, Youngmin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-05-21)
    This thesis uncover the dynamics of asset prices in response to informational events. These studies can provide insights to understand not only the behavior of financial market participants but also the economic mechanisms ...
  • Essays on knowledge outsourcing 

    Lee, Jaeseok (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-07-31)
    Due to rapid changes in technology, science, and the marketplace, while recognizing knowledge as a key resource for competitive advantage, many firms lack the internal knowledge resources to achieve their goals. To address ...
  • Employee volunteering and management control in cooperative settings 

    Yang, Di (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-07-27)
    This study experimentally investigates whether employee volunteering programs can serve as an informal control mechanism that improves cooperation in team settings. I posit that employees who participated in volunteering ...
  • Essays on the economics of internet enabled markets: Last mile internet, e-commerce, and digital divide 

    Nattamai Kannan, Karthik Babu (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-07-27)
    Improvements in technology such as internet, mobile phones, electronic markets have helped us make enormous social and economic progress. However, there is evidence of growing inequality between those who can use these ...
  • A penny for your thoughts: The psychological effects of payday 

    Steed, Laurens Bujold (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-06-22)
    Making an income is a primary reason why individuals seek paid employment. Further, money in itself has been shown across multiple literatures to be critically important to life and substantially influence a host of ...
  • Essays on currency markets 

    Wang, Minho (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-05-24)
    The first chapter investigates the dynamic behavior of exchange rates around FOMC announcements. The excess returns of holding a foreign currency are higher from 36 hours before to 12 hours after the announcements (14:15 ...

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