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Why Supervisors Are the Keys to Preventing Employee Misconduct

Idea posted: November 2021

Institutions: University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business    MIT Sloan School of Management    University of Mannheim   

A new study of employee misconduct in the financial services field reveals that supervisors have the most significant impact—negative or positive—on employee misconduct in their firms.  Based on 10 years…

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Respond to Employee Activists With Clarity and Consistency

Idea posted: November 2021

Institutions: Stanford Graduate School of Business   

More than ever before, employees are asking the companies they work for to take a stand and become actively involved in supporting environmental and social causes. The increasingly visible activism…

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Stakeholder Value: Best for Everyone or Just Poor Performers?

Idea posted: March 2021

Institutions: University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration    University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business   

In 2019, 181 CEOs signed a Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. The statement reflected a growing sentiment in corporate governance attitudes that the purpose of a…

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How Diversity Social Norms Let Companies Off the Hook

Idea posted: March 2021

Institutions: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania    New York University Stern School of Business   

The world of business, and society at large, accepts the need for greater diversity at the highest levels of business, government and other domains. This general consensus, however, has not…

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Advertising Bolsters Firm Value after Shareholder Complaints

Idea posted: April 2020

Institutions: Goethe University Frankfurt    University of Adelaide Business School    Hanken School of Economics    Maastricht University   

Shareholders can submit complaints to publicly-traded companies on a broad range of topics, including poor financial performance, poor governance, dissatisfaction with the firm strategy, or a controversial change in leadership,…

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Promotion-Focus CEOs and CFOs Drive Strategic Growth

Idea posted: October 2019

Institutions: INSEAD    Miami Herbert Business School   

In the language of psychology, individuals who are more afraid of missing opportunities than taking risks are considered promotion-focused. Their counterparts are individuals who are more afraid of taking risks…

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What If Amazon Had Chosen Atlanta? Implications on Community and Corporate Identity

Idea posted: May 2019

Institutions: University of Florida    Florida State University   

From its founding, Amazon has been a socially liberal company, notable for its active involvement in LGBTQ issues. Its Seattle, Washington headquarters is embedded in the Northwest, a socially liberal…

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Wrong Incentives Push CEO to Focus on the Short-term

Idea posted: July 2018

Institutions: University of Texas McCombs School of Business    University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management    Villanova University School of Business   

A number of different incentives can potentially push leaders to make decisions that favour short-term returns over long-term value. To test whether such incentives actually have an impact on decision-making,…

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CEOs-Gender-biased Formative Years Has a Negative Economic Impact

Idea posted: July 2018

Institutions: University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business    University of Toronto Rotman School of Management    Arizona State University W. P. Carey School of Business   

New research into the personal history and decisions of division managers, CEOs and directors of nearly 360 S&P 1500 industrial conglomerates reveals the extent of the gender bias that exists…

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