Thursday November 16, 2017 5:37AM ET
Women CEOs are much more likely than their male counterparts to be targeted by activist shareholders, according to research conducted by a team that included two University of Alabama business professors.
Monday November 6, 2017 4:50AM ET
In one point of time, one thought came to mind to all of us: "How clever she is!" Indeed, watching great leaders who accomplished a lot it is easy to think that way but we often fail to ask the most obvious question: "Are they born with it?"
Thursday November 2, 2017 6:19AM ET
Imagine you are receiving a refund payment from the federal government. Are you going to spend it right away or save the money?
Monday October 30, 2017 5:43AM ET
Researchers looked at data from over a 20-year period of more than 8,000 executives in 2,800 US listed companies, and found that black executives accounted for just one per cent of all executives.
Thursday October 26, 2017 6:26AM ET
A study of U.S. banking CEOs, led by academics at the University of St Andrews and the University of Edinburgh, has found that cultural heritage can shape managerial behaviour and influence corporate performance and profitability.
Monday October 23, 2017 5:52AM ET
Competition for non-monetary awards can have adverse effects on performance and may cause employees to "choke" under pressure, according to a new study by a University of Arkansas economist.
Thursday October 19, 2017 4:58AM ET
A collaborative research project involving a Victoria University researcher has identified key risk factors that increase the likelihood of "crisis contagion," where a reputational crisis spreads from one company to another.
Monday October 16, 2017 5:41AM ET
Being a jerk to your employees may actually improve your well-being, but only for a short while.
Thursday October 12, 2017 6:12AM ET
Investing in product safety, employee diversity and carbon footprint reduction are all examples of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Monday October 9, 2017 5:37AM ET
A team of researchers suggest that middle management can play a key role in promoting wide-spread unethical behavior among their subordinates.
Thursday October 5, 2017 6:27AM ET
Many retailers employ discounts to attract customers but few studies have analyzed store-level data to know for sure whether this strategy works.
Monday October 2, 2017 8:15AM ET
In an ever-changing world of business CEO role is changing to respond to demands of increasing competition. But during that process the main responsibilities can easily be forgotten. Here is what is most important.