Research

 University of Nebraska–Lincoln
CONTEMPORARY FACULTY RESEARCH
at the College of Business Administration

Monday, September 23, 2013

Initial CEO Compensation Package and Potential Match
Journal of Corporate Finance

Farrell Allgood 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...


 

Balancing the Corporation Headquarters-Subsidiary Relationship
Journal of Marketing Research

Kumar Saini 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...


 

Emergent Organizational Capacity for Compassion
Academy of Management Review

Duchon 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...

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