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New ideas and new ways of looking at the world's problems are at the heart of the Rotman School of Management. Take a look at new books and new research from Rotman faculty or watch a video of one of our experts on their work.

What is management research?

What is Management Research?

Rotman researchers study a broad range of management issues using a variety of methodologies and underlying disciplines.

Insights: A closer look into the consumer’s mind

A closer look into the mind of the consumer

A Rotman researcher examines technologies that could be used for measuring consumer tastes and choices

Claire Celerier

Exploring new approaches in finance

Professor Claire Célérier
Rotman professor examines household welfare and makes sense of trends in financial services, products and innovation

Nathanial Baum-Snow

How cities form and why they change

Professor Nathanial Baum-Snow
A Rotman researcher looks at why neighbourhoods change, how they form and how their development relates to infrastructure projects

Tiziana Casciaro

How to love networking, deal with competent jerks and inspire change

Professor Tiziana Casciaro
A Rotman researcher explores the significance of organizational networks

Where you sit at work matters

Professor Christopher Liu’s research provides some important considerations on how organizations can go about creating functional spaces that benefit individuals and the broader business.

Nicola Lacetera

Working out the supply and demand — and ethical considerations — for blood, organs and body parts

Professor Nicola Lacetera
A Rotman researcher examines people’s motivations and ethics when it comes to money, time and their bodies.

Anita McGahan - Taking a management approach to solving healthcare problems

Taking a management approach to solving healthcare problems

Professor Anita McGahan
A Rotman researcher examines and tackles the major challenges in healthcare with a business mindset.

Better Boards

Building better corporate boards

Professor Aida Wahid
How do we assemble a board of directors that can monitor activities effectively and guide management in making the right moves?

Mitch Hoffman - Taking a closer look at how to hire the right people for the job

Taking a closer look at how to hire the right people for the job

Professor Mitch Hoffman
A professor of Strategic Management looks at how employees and employers behave and make decisions

Rotman Research Insights - How much information is too much information?

When it comes to financial markets, how much is too much information?

Professor Liyan Yang
Finance researcher is interested in whether the regulations surrounding financial information and disclosures make sense

Rotman Insights – Lu Han HEADLINE: Making sense of an unpredictable real estate market

Making sense of an unpredictable real estate market

Professor Lu Han
Business Economics researchers strive to predict future trends and purchasing behaviours in real estate

Gonzalo Romero

Getting disease-fighting drugs to those who need them

Professor Gonzalo Romero
Rotman researcher studies how foundations can make the most out of fundraised money

Avi Goldfarb

Taking the risky business out of crowdfunding

Professor Avi Goldfarb
Rotman researcher explores the costs and benefits of raising capital online.

Keep cool in high stakes negotiations

How to Keep Your Cool in High-Stakes Negotiations

Professor Sonia Kang
Study examines how students and employees can reclaim their power during challenging situations.



Best-sellers, classics and works offering new insights, these books are authored, co-authored or edited or co-edited by current Rotman faculty, and are currently in print and offered for sale.

Ideas 2013


Rotman Faculty is ranked 3rd in the world by the Financial Times for research. Explore some of their latest ideas.

The Latest News

The Latest News

Each week, our faculty share their groundbreaking research, published work and their authoritative insight into an exceptionally wide range of management issues. Take a moment to find out what's happening this week at Rotman.

Get Inspired

Rotman Management Magazine

Rotman Management magazine, published tri-annually by the Rotman School of Management, features the latest in global business thinking.



Videos featuring sample lectures and presentations by some of the esteemed professors who teach at the Rotman School.

Speaker Series

Speaker Series

Throughout the year, some of the greatest minds in business visit the Rotman School to share their insights in our ongoing suite of Speakers Series.

Life Long Learning 2017

19th Annual Life-Long Learning Conference - Nudging Creativity In Your Organization

Hosted by Behavioural Economics in Action Research Centre @ Rotman (BEAR), Martin Prosperity Institute @ Rotman & Rotman Management Magazine.
Friday May 26, 2017 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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