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Tax-Specific Industry Expertise Linked to Tax Avoidance
Mar 3 2014 8:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor and Delmar Lienemann Sr. Chair of Accounting Thomas Omer and colleagues study whether the tax-specific industry expertise of the external audit firm influences its clients’ level of tax avoidance. » Full Article
The Impact of Product Recalls on the Automobile Industry
Mar 3 2014 8:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor of Marketing Meike Eilert and colleagues examine the role of product recalls as a catalyst to stimulate organizational learning. While product recalls are frequent, some firms have questioned the merits of product recalls. To assess the value of product recalls, the authors study whether and when product recalls result in a reduction of future accidents and recalls. » Full Article
Correlation of Risk-Neutral Skewness on Portfolio Returns
Mar 3 2014 8:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor of Finance Scott Murray and a colleague investigate investors’ preference for assets whose returns are positively skewed, a phenomenon known as skewness preference. » Full Article
Initial CEO Compensation Package and Potential Match
Sep 20 2013 10:01 AM
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... » Full Article
Balancing the Corporation Headquarters-Subsidiary Relationship
Sep 20 2013 10:00 AM
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... » Full Article
Emergent Organizational Capacity for Compassion
Sep 20 2013 10:00 AM
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... » Full Article
Executive Options and Worried Bankers
Feb 19 2013 11:00 AM
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Associate Professor of Finance Emre Unlu and colleagues study what bankers do to ensure that risk-seeking CEOs do not gamble with bankers’ funds. » Full Article
Easing Board Nomination Process Boosts Stocks
Feb 19 2013 11:00 AM
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Assistant Professor of Management Chris Tuggle and colleagues study how the passage of federal regulation, making it easier for some shareholders to make board nominations, improved the value of company shares the day the ruling was passed. » Full Article
Big Four Audit Model Produces Surprising Results
Feb 19 2013 11:00 AM
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Assistant Professor of Accountancy Scott Seavey and colleagues study the Big Four auditing firms and the effect of the concentration of market power has on the quality of audits. » Full Article
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