Bottom line may be boosted by diversity at the top

Racial diversity at a corporation's top ranks may be good for business, according to new research conducted by a School of Management professor. Results from Dr. Orlando Richard's study suggest that racial diversity at ...

Staff satisfaction affects company performance

Companies with high levels of staff satisfaction perform better financially, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Research finds how much CEOs matter to firm performance

"Do CEOs matter?" has been a perennial question in management discourse. But "the CEO effect" has been notoriously difficult to isolate—a moving target caught in the slipstream of dynamic forces that shape firm performance.

How managers' beliefs about firm performance guide priorities

A new study from the University of Vaasa explores managers' perceptions on firm performance. According to the study, managers approach firm performance differently. Some managing directors may emphasize partnership with customers, ...

Corporate political giving doesn't pay: study

Sixteenth-century European explorers probed the jungles and valleys of South America in search of El Dorado, the legendary lost city of gold, but came up empty-handed. Corporate political supporters may find themselves similarly ...

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