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The Monitoring and Advisory Functions of Corporate Boards: Theory and Evidence
I develop and test a model of the two primary functions of the board of directors of a public corporation: monitoring and advising management. The model shows that higher advising intensity is associated with lower monitoring ...
Morphology and Behavior: Phrenology Revisited
Research conducted by evolutionary psychologists and biologists shows that subtle individual differences in body morphology can be related to surprising and important differences in human behavior and reproductive success. ...
Gaming for Girls: An Action-Research Intervention
(Playing to Win: The Business and Social Frontiers of Videogames, 2008)
The Effects of Corporate Governance Attributes on Credit Ratings and Bond Yields
This study examines the empirical relations between the governance structure of public corporations in the United States and the credit ratings and pricing of their debt securities. We study an unbalanced panel of 775 ...
The Shape of Protest Actions in Virtual Worlds
(Playing to Win, 2008)
Attaining Status at the Expense of Likeability: Pilfering Power Through Conversational Interruption
Do status expectations affect how we interpret interruption in conversation? Two experiments examined how interrupters and their targets are perceived in same- and mixed-gender dyads. In Experiment 1, participants listened ...
Assessment of the Northern Distribution Range of Selected Perkinsus Species in Eastern Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) and Hard Clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) with the Use of PCR-Based Detection Assays
Perkinsus species are protistan parasites of molluscs. In Chesapeake Bay, Perkinsus marinus, Perkinsus chesapeaki, and Perkinsus andrewsi are sympatric, infecting oysters and clams. Although P. marinus is a pathogen for ...
Client-Vendor Relationships in Offshore Applications Development
(Idea Group, 2008)
This article presents an evolutionary framework for the establishment and progression of client-vendor relationships in the context of offshore applications development. It is argued that such a relationship typically ...
The Efficient Market Hypothesis in Personal Finance: Choosing an Adjustable or a Fixed Rate Mortgage
Homebuyers and commercial real estate investors who obtain funds using mortgages face the choice of a fixed or an adjustable rate mortgage. Fixed rate mortgages have constant payments, but a high initial rate: adjustable ...
Diversity across the curriculum: Perceptions and practices
(Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2008)
One step toward generating social equity in public policy and administration is to expose future leaders within the field to a variety of discourses from historically marginalized groups. The new Diversity Across the ...