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Quotas to Gender-Balance the Board: Norway’s Drastic Action Worked

Idea posted: April 2016

Institutions: Tuck School of Business    Norwegian School of Economics   

In December of 2005, Norway passed a quota law requiring that women make up a minimum of 40% of corporate boards. Corporations had 2 years to comply with the law.…

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How Corporate Governance Impacts Human Resources

Idea posted: April 2016

Institutions: University of Dundee    Pennsylvania State University    Tilburg University    University of Cambridge Judge Business School   

Corporate governance systems are the systems through which a company is controlled and directed. Public corporations will have boards of directors responsible for ensuring that management is acting in the…

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How a Daughter Might Shape the CEO

Idea posted: November 2015

Institutions: University of Miami School of Business Administration    China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)   

Parents will naturally have an impact on their children’s values. New research, however, is showing that the opposite is also true: children, and in particular daughters, are impacting their parents’…

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Reusable Grocery Bags: How Green Customers Help the Environment-and Your Business

Idea posted: August 2015

Institutions: Harvard Business School    Duke University Fuqua School of Business   

When people do good things, they reward themselves. This is the conclusion of a number of previous studies into the psychology of doing good deeds. Two researchers from Harvard Business…

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Corporate Political Advocacy: Support Non-business-related Causes

Idea posted: April 2015

Institutions: University of St. Gallen   

While corporations are engaging in socially responsible initiatives related to their industries or to benefit their communities (supporting organizations to help the needy, for example), some companies are going one…

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How a Numbers-Crunching Culture Can Increase Unethical Behaviour

Idea posted: April 2015

Institutions: City University of Hong Kong    University of Toronto Rotman School of Management    Kellogg School of Management   

An investigation into the problems of the 1973 Ford Pinto, a car susceptible to catastrophic explosions when rear-ended, revealed that Ford’s engineers had calculated that the company could save $11…

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Using Values-Based Leadership to Drive Performance

Idea posted: January 2015

Institutions: The Barrett Values Centre   

Richard Barrett’s Seven Levels of Consciousness model, founded on the principles of values-based leadership, is a guide to achieving exceptional performance in organizations. Barrett’s framework based on his extensive research…

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Ethics and the Slippery Slope: Why Good People Do Bad Things

Idea posted: November 2014

Institutions: University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business    University of Arizona Eller College of Management    University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School   

Most people think of themselves as moral and ethical. And yet, major fraud and unethical behaviour is widespread. A team of researchers from the University of North Carolina, University of…

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Corporate Values: Translating Platitudes into Sustainable Practices

Idea posted: October 2014

Institutions: University of Alberta - Alberta School of Business    Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business   

Organizational values can exemplify the old saying that “words are cheap.” Inspiring words about ethics, diversity or sustainability etched on a lobby wall mean nothing if they are not reflected…

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