Monday, September 23, 2013
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Senior Associate Dean for the College of Business Administration and State Farm Professor of Finance
Kathleen Farrell and Edwin J. Faulkner Professor of Economics Sam Allgood and colleague analyze whether initial compensation packages
awarded to CEOs are specifically related to how well the executive fits the job for which they were hired.
Analyzing more than 1,400 CEOs over a 14-year period, they find CEOs who turn out to be good fits...
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Marketing Amit Saini and Assistant Professor of Marketing Alok Kumar
and colleagues study how subsidiaries of multinational corporations (MNC) must balance mandates from headquarters with the local
realities of the foreign markets to manage marketing channels.
MNC organizations, such as Toyota, comprise headquarters and one or more geographically...
University of Nebraska–Lincoln E. J. Faulkner Professor of Management Dennis Duchon and colleagues study how organizations
can develop the capacity for compassion without formal direction.
People often speculate about why organizations aren’t more humane or what policies should be put in place to make
them more compassionate. Duchon and his colleagues argue top management does not have to plan exactly how organizations
can become more humane, more compassionate toward its members – compassionate qualities can emerge spontaneously.
The research is based on ideas from natural and social sciences concerning how complex systems...