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.

Artificial evolution of an industry

A research team from the University of Delaware and the Indian Institute of Management took a deeper look into the newly emerging domain of "forward-looking" business strategies and found that firms have far more ability ...

Fraud probe targets top Porsche bosses: report

Three top executives at Volkswagen subsidiary Porsche including chief Oliver Blume are under investigation over alleged excessive payments to a former works council leader, according to a Wednesday media report.

Research explores how corporate law undermines financial stability

With the effects of the 2007 credit crunch still being felt around the world, a new book by Dr Andreas Kokkinis, Assistant Professor in the University of Warwick's School of Law, explores whether traditional models of corporate ...

Legislation alone not enough to close gender gap in boardroom

Governments that rely on legislation alone to encourage women into senior management are less successful than those that back policy commitments with financial support, shows research from the University's School of Management.

Recreating lightning for research

Sandia National Laboratories creates lightning in a lab to evaluate how anything from sensitive nuclear weapons components to entire buildings will hold up against the worst that nature might throw at them.

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