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Faculty research

December 2012

Faculty research

Jean Bartunek, Robert A. and Evelyn J. Ferris Chair and professor of management and organization, was coauthor of “Care and Compassion Through an Organizational Lens: Opening Up New Possibilities” in the Academy of Management Review.

Pierluigi Balduzzi and Philip Strahan, both professors of finance, were participants in a panel titled “Chicken Little Macroeconomics: Is the Sky Really Falling?” at the November 2 annual meeting of the Turnaround Management Association.

Thomas J. Chemmanur, professor of finance, is coauthor of “Heterogeneous Beliefs, IPO Valuation, and the Economic Role of the Underwriter in IPOs” in the Winter 2012 issue of Financial Management.

Henrik Hagtvedt, assistant professor of marketing, is coauthor of “How to Say 'No': Conviction and Identity Attributions in Persuasive Refusal” in the International Journal of Research in Marketing.

Amy Hutton, professor of accounting and Hillenbrand Distinguished Fellow, was the lead author of “Do Managers Always Know Better? The Relative Accuracy of Management and Analyst Forecasts,” published in the June 2012 Journal of Accounting Research. The coauthors are Susan Z. Shu, associate professor of accounting, and Assistant Professor of Accounting Lian Fen Lee.

Candace Jones, associate professor of management and organization, published “Rebels with a Cause: Formation, Contestation, and Expansion of the De Novo Category ‘Modern Architecture,’ 1870-1975” in Organization Science. (Coauthors included doctoral students Massimo Maoret and Felipe G. Massa.)

State and Local Pensions: What Now? by Alicia Munnell, Peter F. Drucker Professor of Management Sciences and Director of the Center for Retirement Research, was recently published by the Brookings Institution Press. Mark Funkhouser, Director of the Governing Institute, said the book is “essential reading for anyone who wants to move beyond the conventional wisdom and gain a real understanding of public employee pensions.” 

On November 10, Jerome Taillard, assistant professor of finance, along with doctoral student Erik Gilje, presented “Do Private Firms Invest Differently Than Public Firms? Taking Cues from the Natural Gas Industry” at the 9th Annual Conference on Corporate Finance at the Olin Business School of Washington University in St. Louis.