Dvla Gov.Uk-Vehicle Registration Amp Sorn Dvla Faqs.Pdf, 2016 University of South Florida
Dvla Gov.Uk-Vehicle Registration Amp Sorn Dvla Faqs.Pdf, Lissa Coffey
The Next Generation Of U.S. Farm Policies, 2016 Iowa State University
The Next Generation Of U.S. Farm Policies, Neil Harl, Dennis Starleaf, Bob Wisner, Gene Futrell, Charles Gratto, Arnold Paulsen, C. Phillip Baumel, Earl Heady, John Miranowski, Michael Boehlje
Clearly U.S. agriculture has excess capacity. U.S. consumption plus foreign sales were 5-10% less than production in 1981 and 82. Except for massive and expensive supply control, 1983 production would similarly exceed the weak current demand. Stocks of corn and rice at the end of the current marketing year will be about 50% of this year's utilization. For wheat and cotton the carryover into next year will be about 70% of this years' disappearance...
Book Review, 2016 University of New Hampshire
Book Review, Bradley J. Olson
RISK: Health, Safety & Environment
BIOTECHNOLOGY: ASSESSING SOCIAL IMPACTS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS. (David J. Webber, ed., Greenwood Press 1990) [239 pp.] Bibliography, contributor data, index, notes, preface, tables. LC: 90-2935; ISBN: 0-313-27454-1. [Cloth. $42.95. P.O.B. 5007, Westport, CT 06881]
Managerial Gender Diversity And Firm Performance: An Integration Of Different Theoretical Perspectives, 2016 Iowa State University
Managerial Gender Diversity And Firm Performance: An Integration Of Different Theoretical Perspectives, Andreas Schwab, James D. Werbel, Heike Hofmann, Paulo L. Henriques
This study examines the relationship between managerial gender diversity and firm performance. It outlines how extremely low and extremely high levels of managerial gender diversity can trigger group processes that can impede the attainment of the performance benefits associated with moderate levels of managerial gender diversity. Findings from a longitudinal panel data from financial service firms in Portugal suggest the effects of managerial gender diversity on firm performance are best captured by a nonlinear function with two breaking points. This study introduces a framework that combines different theoretical perspectives focused on tokenism, sub-group formation, divergent thinking, and other group processes ...
Gleaning As A Transformational Business Model For Solidarity With The Poor And Marginalized, 2016 Seattle Pacific University
Gleaning As A Transformational Business Model For Solidarity With The Poor And Marginalized, Bruce D. Baker
“Gleaning” refers to the mandate within the Mosaic Law that harvesters should leave behind “gleanings” for the sake of the poor who subsist on the literal and figurative margins of society. Although this biblical mandate is generally neglected and considered irrelevant in modern business practice, it holds powerful lessons to help guide modern businesses into transformational solidarity with the poor and marginalized. This paper interprets the biblical significance of gleaning, to discern how the principles of gleaning, though rooted in ancient agrarian culture, might be applicable to modern business which is generally far removed from agriculture. The exegesis and analysis ...
Critical Pedagogy For Business And Management Undergraduates: Evaluation Of Marketing Information, Ilana Stonebraker, Caitlan Maxwell, Jessica Jerrit
Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research
No abstract provided.
Book Review, 2016 University of New Hampshire School of Law
Book Review, Mitchell M. Simon
RISK: Health, Safety & Environment
Review of the book Codes of Professional Responsibility (Rena A. Gorlin, ed., BNA Books, 1990). This 555 page book includes 43 codes of conduct promulgated by the major professional associations in business, health, and law. Each code is preceded by a brief description of the relevant association, including its address and phone number, and information relating to implementation and enforcement. The book concludes with three helpful resource lists including: first, research centers, educational programs and governmental bodies dealing with ethical issues; second, journals and periodical services; and, third, bibliographies, databases and libraries with special ethics collections. The resource sections and ...
Business As Usual: Ethics As Mundane Behavior, And The Case Of Target Corporation, 2016 University of Dayton
Business As Usual: Ethics As Mundane Behavior, And The Case Of Target Corporation, Jon A. Hess
Jonathan A. Hess
Ethics are in vogue in the 1990s America. Concerns for ethical behavior pervade almost every aspect of our lives and work. This trend has not been unnoticed by the American business community. In fact, many businesses have taken current ethical concerns and tried to put them into action. In some cases, the action has been out of necessity or self-interest, as in the case of companies hurt by an unethical reputation or companies forced to implement ethics programs because of legal indictments. But some companies are taking a proactive stance toward ethics without external pressure.
As these businesses strive to ...
Bankruptcy On The Side, 2016 University of California - Berkeley
Bankruptcy On The Side, Kenneth Ayotte, Anthony J. Casey, David A. Skeel Jr.
This article provides a framework for analyzing side agreements in corporate bankruptcy, such as intercreditor and “bad boy” agreements. These agreements are controversial because they commonly include a promise by one party to remain silent – to waive some procedural right they would otherwise have under the Bankruptcy Code – at potentially crucial points in the reorganization process.
Using simplified examples, we show that side agreements create benefits in some instances, but parties to a side agreement may have incentive to contract for specific performance or excessive stipulated damages that impose negative externalities on non-parties to the agreement. A promise not to ...
How Corporate Culture Impacts Unethical Distortion Of Financial Numbers, 2016 University of Dayton
How Corporate Culture Impacts Unethical Distortion Of Financial Numbers, Joseph F. Castellano, Kenneth Y. Rosenzweig, Harper A. Roehm
The recent accounting scandals have highlighted the critical role that investor confidence in the accuracy and lack of distortion of accounting data plays in the health of capital markets and, indeed, the whole economy. The legal and moral culpability of top-level company managers (as well as auditors) is an issue that will be addressed by the nation in the coming months. Whether or not legal sanctions are imposed on managers, it would be well to examine some of the reasons managers may feel compelled to distort accounting numbers as well as engage in other actions that damage the interests of ...
The Abcs Of Communicating Results, 2016 University of Dayton
The Abcs Of Communicating Results, Deborah S. Archambeault, Morgen Rose
Communicating results is an integral part of the internal auditor's job, and The IIA's International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing recognizes its importance by specifying in Standard 2420 that communications should be "accurate, objective, clear, concise, constructive, complete, and timely." In its 2009 survey. The Biggest Internal Audit Challenges in the Next Five Years, Protiviti, a global consulting firm, ranked communication with management and the audit committee as one of the biggest challenges facing internal auditing through 2012. Their subsequent 2010 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey identified presentation skills as the top "need to ...
Standard Costing Variances: Potential Red Flags Of Fraud?, 2016 Texas State University
Standard Costing Variances: Potential Red Flags Of Fraud?, Cecily A. Raiborn, Janet B. Butler, Lucian Zelazny
This article focuses on how standard cost variances can be used in detecting potential fraudulent activities. Each primary type of variance (material, labor, and overhead) is addressed with a discussion of possible inappropriate causal factors. Additionally, internal controls, graphic techniques, and other methods that can be implemented to combat fraud are provided.
Small Business Policy Index Traction And Movement In Rankings Of States Update: 2000 To 2016, 2016 Chapman University
Small Business Policy Index Traction And Movement In Rankings Of States Update: 2000 To 2016, Pradip K. Shukla, Monica P. Shukla
Business Faculty Articles and Research
Given the volatile economic climate faced in the United States and globally since 2015, there is a desire by politicians in 2016 to increase state economic and business growth. As small businesses are the main driver of business growth in state economies, focus is placed upon the policy environment of a state to encourage state level growth in entrepreneurial activities aimed at small business creation and survival.
The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council an advocacy and research organization dedicated to protecting small business and promoting entrepreneurship has annually prepared a “Small Business Policy Index” that ranks states according to some ...
How Mortgage Fraud Helped Facilitate The 2008 Housing Crisis, 2016 La Salle University
How Mortgage Fraud Helped Facilitate The 2008 Housing Crisis, Darlene B. Freeman
Economic Crime Forensics Capstones
There has been much debate about what caused the housing meltdown that occurred from 2008 through 2010. One aspect that has not been debated; mortgage fraud was at the center of this historically difficult time in our nation’s history, and played a major role in causing millions of homes to go into foreclosure. For this Capstone Project, I will analyze the devastation mortgage fraud caused in the lives of people that were displaced from their homes, workers that lost their jobs and the continued devastation that still remains due to a shrinking housing market. I will also examine the ...
Csr Reporting And The University, 2016 Western Kentucky University
Csr Reporting And The University, Corbin Wilson
Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects
There is currently no mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reporting standards for institutions of higher learning (universities) in the U.S. There is also no established governing or regulatory body designated with the responsibility of developing CSR reporting standards for universities. In recent years some universities have prepared and released self-reported CSR reports. However these reports may not be complete, much of the information included in the reports could be outdated, and all of it is subject to bias. Without commonly accepted CSR reporting standards, common reporting format, or metrics, it is difficult to compare the CSR efforts of various ...
The New Governance: 2015 Pomerantz Lecture, 2016 University of Pennsylvania Law School
The New Governance: 2015 Pomerantz Lecture, Jill E. Fisch
Corporate governance mechanisms designed to ensure that managers act in shareholders’ interest have evolved dramatically over the past forty years. “Old governance” mechanisms such as independent directors and performance-based executive compensation have been supplemented by innovations that give shareholders greater input into both the selection of directors and ongoing operational decisions. Issuer boards have responded with tools to limit the exercise of shareholder power both procedurally and substantively. This article terms the adoption and use of these tools, which generally take the form of structural provisions in the corporate charter or bylaws, the “new governance.”
Delaware law has largely taken ...
Vultures Or Vanguards?: The Role Of Litigation In Sovereign Debt Restructuring, 2016 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Vultures Or Vanguards?: The Role Of Litigation In Sovereign Debt Restructuring, Jill E. Fisch, Caroline M. Gentile
No abstract provided.
Voting Through Agents: How Mutual Funds Vote On Director Elections, 2016 New York University School of Law
Voting Through Agents: How Mutual Funds Vote On Director Elections, Stephen J. Choi, Jill E. Fisch, Marcel Kahan
Shareholder voting has become an increasingly important focus of corporate governance, and mutual funds control a substantial percentage of shareholder voting power. The manner in which mutual funds exercise that power, however, is poorly understood. In particular, because neither mutual funds nor their advisors are beneficial owners of their portfolio holdings, there is concern that mutual fund voting may be uninformed or tainted by conflicts of interest. These concerns, if true, hamper the potential effectiveness of regulatory reforms such as proxy access and say on pay. This article analyzes mutual fund voting decisions in uncontested director elections. We find that ...
Top Cop Or Regulatory Flop? The Sec At 75, 2016 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Top Cop Or Regulatory Flop? The Sec At 75, Jill E. Fisch
In their forthcoming article, Redesigning the SEC: Does the Treasury Have a Better Idea?, Professors John C. Coffee, Jr., and Hillary Sale offer compelling reasons to rethink the SEC’s role. This article extends that analysis, evaluating the SEC’s responsibility for the current financial crisis and its potential future role in regulation of the capital markets. In particular, the article identifies critical failures in the SEC’s performance in its core competencies of enforcement, financial transparency, and investor protection. The article argues that these failures are not the result, as suggested by the Treasury Department Blueprint, of a balkanized ...
The Peculiar Role Of The Delaware Courts In The Competition For Corporate Charters, 2016 University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Peculiar Role Of The Delaware Courts In The Competition For Corporate Charters, Jill E. Fisch
No abstract provided.