Insights From

Roshni Raveendhran

Big Brother in the Workplace: Do Employees Accept Behavior Tracking?

Behavior tracking is playing a growing role in today’s workplace. Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran offers a psychological account for employees’ increased willingness to accept, rather than resist, technology-operated behavior tracking, which sheds light on how business leaders should approach employee monitoring.

6 Ways Business Leaders Should Prepare for 2022 and Beyond

University of Virginia Darden School of Business faculty share ways in which business leaders should prepare for 2022.

Virtual Reality in the Workplace: Communicating Through Avatars

Once the domain of video games, Virtual reality (VR) is playing a growing role in the workplace. Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran explores how business leaders can leverage VR technologies — in particular, avatars — in frequent monitoring situations.

Q&A: What Can Managers Do to Help Employees Working From Home?

Many employees now work remotely. How can managers help them cope with the unique challenges posed by a stay-at-home world? Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran discusses blind spots to avoid, concrete strategies to help direct reports, and the important distinction between a company’s formal policies and interpersonal conduct in affecting behavior.

How to Leverage Virtual Technologies at a Time of Physical Distancing

Humanity is a social species — yet the coronavirus pandemic requires that we reduce physical contact. Here are actionable suggestions for effective interactions to help balance efficiency and connectedness, as modern technology helps us move our interactions to the virtual world and avoid significant social isolation.

The Rise of Social Robots: How AI Can Help Us Flourish

MIT Professor Cynthia Breazeal, a keynote speaker at a recent Psychology of Technology Conference led by Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran, shares insights about a new generation of social robots and their impact on human flourishing.

Bias-Busting Algorithms: Can AI Help VCs Diversify their Deals?

Studies show that gender bias in the venture capital (VC) industry hurts both female founders and has negative financial consequences for VC firms. Darden Professors Morela Hernandez and Roshni Raveendhran show how algorithm-aided, data-driven approaches can help investors mitigate bias and make better and more equitable funding decisions.