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The Interactive Effect Of Monitoring And Incentive Alignment On Agency Costs, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Robert M. Wiseman Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Dr 2017 Michigan State University

The Interactive Effect Of Monitoring And Incentive Alignment On Agency Costs, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Robert M. Wiseman Dr, Luis R. Gomez-Mejia Dr

Geoffrey P Martin


The effectiveness of monitoring and incentive alignment as mechanisms for controlling agency costs have been explored separately and in combination, with monitoring substituting for weaknesses in incentive alignment and vice versa; this equates to positive substitution when describing how monitoring and incentive alignment interact to influence shareholder agency costs. We draw upon behavioral agency theory and findings from finance research to offer further theoretical insight into how these mechanisms interact to influence agency costs. Our results suggest that CEO earnings management aimed at preserving their equity wealth (an incentive alignment mechanism) is accentuated by higher levels of concentrated institutional ownership ...


Shrmstandardspresentation111716.Pptx, Effenus Henderson 2017 HenderWorks, Inc.

Shrmstandardspresentation111716.Pptx, Effenus Henderson

Effenus Henderson

Presentation to the Seattle SHRM Chapter on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion Standards at the National and International levels


Solving The Problem Of Capital Loss Distribution Upon Dissolution Of A Service Partnership, Jeffrey John Miles 2017 UCLA Law

Solving The Problem Of Capital Loss Distribution Upon Dissolution Of A Service Partnership, Jeffrey John Miles

Jeffrey John Miles

This Comment offers a potential solution to the conflict between the common law tradition exemplified by Kovacik v. Reed and the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“UPA (1997)”). The paradox arises at the dissolution of a partnership where one partner (the “capital partner”) has provided money to the venture and other partner (the “service partner”) has simply contributed his services, without drawing a salary. The partners have agreed to share future profits equally. Like many partners, they have not bargained at the outset over what will happen if their venture loses money. When the partnership does lose money, the capital partner ...


Targeted Advertising, Platform Competition And Privacy, Henk L.M. Kox, Bas Straathof, Gijsbert Zwart 2017 KVL Economic Policy Research

Targeted Advertising, Platform Competition And Privacy, Henk L.M. Kox, Bas Straathof, Gijsbert Zwart

Henk LM Kox

Targeted advertising can benefit consumers through lower prices for access to websites. Yet, if consumers dislike that websites collect their personal information, their welfare may go down. We study competition for consumers between websites that can show targeted advertisements. We find that more targeting increases competition and reduces the websites’ profits, but yet in equilibrium websites choose maximum targeting as they cannot credibly commit to low targeting. A privacy protection policy can be beneficial for both consumers and websites. If consumers are heterogeneous in their concerns for privacy, a policy that allows choice between two levels of privacy will be ...


Jual Obat Aborsi, defaonline blog 2017 K-12 Data Center Dakota State University

Jual Obat Aborsi, Defaonline Blog

defaonline blog

jual obat aborsi- Kami beri jasa Aborsi dengan bantuan obat Cytotec melalui metode terpadu kami terbukti selama 4 tahun sejauh ini HANYA mampu mencapai keberhasilan aborsi sampai 97%. Tidak ada keberhasilan 100% atau mutlak karena ditentukan oleh beberapa parameter, kondisi badan setiap individu sengat berbeda satu sama lain. Tidak ada 1 pun orang di dunia ini bahkan pemenang NOBEL biologi sekalipun bisa menggaransi hasil dan reaksi yang sama persis pada setiap individu (tehnik sampling dan statistik), setiap obat yang diluncurkan di pasaran sudah melewati ribuan tes dan percobaan pada hewan dan manusia. ANDA HARUS TAU FAKTA INI. Hanya orang bodoh ...


J. C. Penney: The Man, The Store And American Agriculture (Under Contract), David Delbert Kruger 2017 University of Wyoming

J. C. Penney: The Man, The Store And American Agriculture (Under Contract), David Delbert Kruger

David Delbert Kruger

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Caught In The Headlights: Revising The Road Kill Hypothesis Of Antebellum Illinois Bank Failures, Scott N. Clayman, Scott Deacle, Andrew J. Economopoulos 2017 Ursinus College

Caught In The Headlights: Revising The Road Kill Hypothesis Of Antebellum Illinois Bank Failures, Scott N. Clayman, Scott Deacle, Andrew J. Economopoulos

Business and Economics Faculty Publications

Illinois had a dismal free banking experience, with over 80% of its free banks failing by the start of the Civil War. Researchers agree that a dramatic change in bond prices was the catalyst, and some have shown that the riskiest banks, ex ante, were the most likely to fail. This study examines how Illinois free banks adjusted their portfolios in the face of increased political and financial risks prior to Abraham Lincoln’s election as president. Lincoln’s nomination in May 1860 and the Democratic Party schism in June 1860 raised the likelihood of secession and the potential for ...


The Design Of An Instrument To Assess Clinical Laboratories Efficacy Post Implementation Of The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, Harry McDonald Jr. 2017 University of Southern Mississippi

The Design Of An Instrument To Assess Clinical Laboratories Efficacy Post Implementation Of The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, Harry Mcdonald Jr.

Dissertations

The healthcare system in the United States has undergone substantial changes in support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). On March 23, 2010, the implementation of the new healthcare law brought universal healthcare access to all Americans, while attempting to increase quality and decrease medical costs. The new law promotes more of a quality-focused, outcome-based model rather than a pay-for-fee service model; thus, moving the paradigm from infrequent to preemptive healthcare. The PPACA postulates as the only way to achieve cost savings while increasing quality and access. Never before has there been such an extensive change to ...


Osspal: Finding And Evaluating Open Source Software, Anthony Wasserman 2017 Carnegie Mellon University

Osspal: Finding And Evaluating Open Source Software, Anthony Wasserman

Tony Wasserman

This paper describes the OSSpal project, which is aimed at helping companies, government agencies, and other organizations find high quality free and open source software (FOSS) that meets their needs. OSSpal is a successor to the Business Readiness Rating (BRR), combining quantitative and qualitative evaluation measures for software in various categories. Instead of a purely numeric calculated score OSSpal adds curation of high-quality FOSS projects and individual user reviews of these criteria. Unlike the BRR project, for which there was no automated support, OSSpal has an operational, publicly available website where users may search by project name or category, and ...


People, Planet, Profit: Benefit And B Certified Corporations - Comprehension And Outlook Of Business Students, Arlene J. Nicholas, Samuel Sacco 2017 Salve Regina University

People, Planet, Profit: Benefit And B Certified Corporations - Comprehension And Outlook Of Business Students, Arlene J. Nicholas, Samuel Sacco

Faculty and Staff - Articles & Papers

This paper is an overview of the emergence of Benefit and Certified B Corporations that aim to realize a profit and make a positive impact on society as measured by some third party standard. In this way, these corporations differ in corporate purpose from traditional C corporations. Directors and managers are accountable for that defined public benefit. Considerations of sustainable business practices have existed in many industries for several years. However, the recent growth in legislation to create a legal framework for Benefit Corporations is newly emergent. An examination of recent literature explains the rise of these socially responsible organizations ...


Concurrent Mid-Late Career Workshop 2: Contemporary Women’S Leadership In The Hospitality Industry With Barbara Bowden And Thea Sargent (Cmp Credit: 1 Ce), Barbara Bowden, Thea Sargent 2017 University of Central Florida

Concurrent Mid-Late Career Workshop 2: Contemporary Women’S Leadership In The Hospitality Industry With Barbara Bowden And Thea Sargent (Cmp Credit: 1 Ce), Barbara Bowden, Thea Sargent

Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum

Description

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstration of leadership style and effectiveness in various segments of the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • Projecting a professional image and leading diverse teams.
  • Transforming and rebranding ourselves in the hospitality profession.
  • Identifying talent and assisting other women in the industry.

Back by popular demand, Barbra Bowden and Thea Sargent will share their own personal insights as to how female leaders build and manage teams in the fast-paced and competitive hospitality industry. Discussions will touch on strengthening your management style and overall effectiveness. The pair will also focus on how to rebrand your skill set late in your ...


Afternoon Keynote: Alpana Singh, Master Sommelier, Restauranteur And Television Host (Cmp Credit: 1 Ce), Alpana Singh 2017 University of Central Florida

Afternoon Keynote: Alpana Singh, Master Sommelier, Restauranteur And Television Host (Cmp Credit: 1 Ce), Alpana Singh

Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum

Learning Objectives

  • Benefits to taking responsibility for obligations, actions, and decisions along a career path in hospitality and tourism.
  • Prioritizing, creating, and managing a goal-oriented task plan.
  • Professional behavior and the adherence to local and cultural sensitivities.
  • Contributing to the improvement of the global perception of hospitality as an honorable profession.

As a young global hospitality professional, Alpana will share her life’s journey from humble beginnings to the world of high-end food and beverage. She will discuss the tenacity involved in striving for our career and personal goals while conducting ourselves professionally on an international scale. From the diversity ...


Morning Keynote Address: Mary Lynn Clark, President, Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America (Cmp Credit: 1 Ce), Mary Lynn Clark 2017 University of Central Florida

Morning Keynote Address: Mary Lynn Clark, President, Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America (Cmp Credit: 1 Ce), Mary Lynn Clark

Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum

A Passion for Hospitality Leadership

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstration of fairness and transparency in transactions and interactions while doing business in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • The implementation and enforcement of policies and procedures that promote ethical practices and behaviors in hospitality.
  • How to effectively use time management skills to balance an increasingly demanding workload.

With personal experience in rapid professional growth in the hospitality industry, Mary Lynn will share with us her journey to achieving key leadership roles while demonstrating commitment and passion for the work. She will cover the importance of transparency and fairness in ethical leadership policies in ...


Opening Keynote Address: Salli Setta, President, Red Lobster (Cmp Credit: 1 Ce), Salli Setta 2017 University of Central Florida

Opening Keynote Address: Salli Setta, President, Red Lobster (Cmp Credit: 1 Ce), Salli Setta

Women's Hospitality Leadership Forum

The Path to Achieving Upward Career Mobility and Success in the Hospitality Industry

Learning Objectives

  • How to identify potential pathways to success over the course of your career.
  • How to professionally overcome challenges in the hospitality industry.
  • How to effectively establish your leadership role among your colleagues in the hospitality industry.
  • The importance of continuous improvement and participation in professional development in the food and beverage industry.
  • Best practices for building diverse teams in the hospitality industry.

Being successful in the fast-paced food and beverage industry requires a unique set of skills. As women in the workplace, it is important ...


Book Review: The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work, Neal Van Zutphen 2017 Intrinsic Wealth Counsel

Book Review: The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work, Neal Van Zutphen

Journal of Financial Therapy

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is a relationship self-help book for individuals who have chosen to be in a relationship and also those who aspire to be in a relationship. This book has proven helpful to those in relationship counseling and coaching professions as well. The book covers why marriages work and why they fail. The seven principles provide the roadmap to ways of being together and methods for resolving conflicts and solving problems, including money.


Researcher Profile: An Interview With Sarah Asebedo, Ph.D., Martie Gillen 2017 University of Florida

Researcher Profile: An Interview With Sarah Asebedo, Ph.D., Martie Gillen

Journal of Financial Therapy

Sarah Asebedo, Ph.D., CFP®, is an Assistant Professor of Personal Financial Planning with Texas Tech University. With extensive financial planning practitioner experience, her goal is to connect research and financial planning practice with a focus on the relationship between psychological attributes, financial conflicts, and financial behavior. Her work has been published in the Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Financial Therapy, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, and Financial Planning Review. Asebedo currently serves as President-Elect for the Financial Therapy Association. She earned her Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University.


Practitioner Profile: An Interview With Beth Crittenden, Martie Gillen 2017 University of Florida

Practitioner Profile: An Interview With Beth Crittenden, Martie Gillen

Journal of Financial Therapy

Beth Crittenden offers financial wellness coaching to people who want growth both professionally and personally. Beth has been working with finances as a focus since 2009, after training in somatic psychology, healthy communication in relationship, and mindful meditation practices and theory.


Consideration Of Financial Satisfaction: What Consumers Know, Feel And Do From A Financial Perspective, Ann Sanders Woodyard PhD, CFP(R), Cliff A. Robb PhD 2017 University of Georgia

Consideration Of Financial Satisfaction: What Consumers Know, Feel And Do From A Financial Perspective, Ann Sanders Woodyard Phd, Cfp(R), Cliff A. Robb Phd

Journal of Financial Therapy

Financial satisfaction has long been considered an important component to consumer life satisfaction and well-being. Using data from the 2012 National Financial Capability Study (NFCS), financial satisfaction is explored in the context of personal characteristics related to financial knowledge (both objective and subjective) as well as self-reported financial behaviors. Ordinary Least Squares Regression is applied to a predictive model of financial satisfaction, and results indicate that measures associated with what people do (behaviors related to recommended practice) and how they feel (subjective knowledge) may be more salient factors to consider with regard to satisfaction than measures related to what individuals ...


Money And Emerging Adults: A Glimpse Into The Lives Of College Couples’ Financial Management Practices, Jennifer K. Rea, Virginia S. Zuiker, Tai J. Mendenhall 2017 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Money And Emerging Adults: A Glimpse Into The Lives Of College Couples’ Financial Management Practices, Jennifer K. Rea, Virginia S. Zuiker, Tai J. Mendenhall

Journal of Financial Therapy

Being in a romantic relationship is a transition that many college students enter while earning a college degree. Twenty-four students between the ages of 19 to 29 years old who self-identified as being in a committed relationship participated in this study. They completed an online survey that included both quantitative and qualitative (open-ended) questions pertaining to money management practices. Key findings suggest that participants believe in communicating about their individual and combined finances so as to prevent or solve financial challenges. They also discussed the importance of having similar perspectives about financial values within their relationship. Financial therapists, counselors, and ...


Building Financial Peace: A Conflict Resolution Framework For Money Arguments, Sarah D. Asebedo 2017 Texas Tech University

Building Financial Peace: A Conflict Resolution Framework For Money Arguments, Sarah D. Asebedo

Journal of Financial Therapy

This paper presents a well-known and highly utilized conflict resolution framework from the mediation profession and demonstrates how to apply this framework to money arguments. While conflict resolution skills have been identified as important to communication within the financial planning context, an integrated conflict resolution framework has yet to be recognized and understood within the financial planning literature. This paper aims to fill this gap. Ultimately, both mental health professionals and financial planners can benefit from an interdisciplinary approach to resolving money arguments by combining training in personal financial strategies and conflict resolution principles.


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