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December 2015

Faculty research

 

Mary Ellen Carter, associate professor of accounting, published “Court Intervention as a Governance Mechanism over CEO Pay: Evidence from the Citigroup Derivative Lawsuit” with Ana M. Albuquerque and Luann J. Lynch in the current special issue of the European Accounting Review titled “Regulation and Disclosure of Executive Compensation.”

 

Professor of Accounting Jeffrey Cohen coauthored a paper, “Nonfinancial Information Preferences of Professional Inventors,” with Lori Holder-Webb and Valentina L. Zamora. The paper was published in the fall issue of Behavioral Research in Accounting, and two other articles coauthored by Cohen are forthcoming in the Journal of Business Ethics: “Media Bias and the Persistence of the Expectation Gap: An Analysis of Press Articles on Corporate Fraud” with Yuan Ding, Cédric Lesage, and Hervé Stolowy, and “A Further Examination of the Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance on Investment Decisions” with Lori Holder-Webb and Samer Khalil.

 

A paper coauthored by Associate Professor of Marketing Henrik Hagtvedt and Vanessa M. Patrick, titled “Gilt and Guilt: Should Luxury and Charity Partner at the Point of Sale?,” is in press at the Journal of Retailing.

 

Professor of Finance Clifford G. Holderness and Professor and James F. Cleary Chair in Finance Jeffrey Pontiff coauthored  “Shareholder Nonparticipation in Valuable Rights Offerings: New Findings for an Old Puzzle,” which is forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics.

 

The Value of Creditor Control in Corporate Bonds” by Associate Professor of Finance Edith Hotchkiss and Assistant Professor of Finance Oğuzhan Karakaş and coauthor Peter Feldhütter is forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics.

 

Associate Professor of Management and Organization Candace Jones edited The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries with coauthors Mark Lorenzen and Jonathan Sapsed. The handbook was published this fall by Oxford University Press.

 

Gerald C. Kane, associate professor of information systems and McKiernan Family Faculty Fellow, wrote a post on “Digital Transparency and Permanence” for the MIT Sloan Management Review’s blog. The piece is the third in a five-part series on Social Media in the Enterprise drawn from Kane’s published research.

 

In “Active Ownership,” Assistant Professor of Finance Oğuzhan Karakaş and coauthors analyzed the effectiveness of social responsibility engagements with US public companies. The paper was published in the December issue of the Review of Financial Studies.

 

Deishin Lee, assistant professor of operations management, presented “Converting Retail Food Waste into By-product,” coauthored by Mustafa Tongarlak, at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia in November. She also presented the paper at the Carroll School's Bartunek Faculty Research Forum on November 11.

 

“Finding Growth in Disruption” was the focus of the fall Board of Trustees Meeting of the Marketing Science Institute, where Accenture Professor Katherine N. Lemon is 2015–17 executive director. GE Healthcare CMO Sean Burke (BC ’94) offered the keynote address on how GE marketing and innovation helps customers achieve their priority outcomes, and Associate Professor of Marketing Henrik Hagtvedt presented his research on art and aesthetics in marketing. The meeting was held in Tucson, Arizona, on November 5–6.

GE Healthcare CMO Sean Burke and Associate Professor of Marketing Henrik Hagtvedt at MSI
GE Healthcare CMO Sean Burke (BC ’94) and Associate Professor of Marketing Henrik Hagtvedt at the fall Board of Trustees Meeting of the Marketing Science Institute

 

The Journal of Financial Economics published a new paper on leveraged buyouts coauthored by Assistant Professor of Finance Nadya Malenko and Andrey Malenko, “A Theory of LBO Activity Based on Repeated Debt-Equity Conflicts,” in its September issue. Malenko was also a discussant for the paper “Risk Management Failures” at the 12th Annual Conference on Corporate Finance at Washington University in St. Louis on November 7.

 

A paper by Professor of Management and Organization Richard P. Nielsen, “Action Research as an Ethics Praxis Method,” was published online in the Journal of Business Ethics.

 

Hristina Nikolova, Coughlin Sesquicentennial Assistant Professor of Marketing, coauthored two papers on self-control and choice. The Journal of Marketing Research published “Healthy Choice: The Effect of Simplified Point-of-Sale Nutritional Information on Consumer Food Choice Behavior” online ahead of print, which Nikolova coauthored with J. Jeffrey Inman, and “​Haunts or Helps from the Past: Understanding the Effect of Recall on Current Self-Control” with Cait Lamberton and Kelly L. Haws is in press at the Journal of Consumer Psychology.

 

On September 4, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit cited Professor of Business Law Christine Neylon O’Brien’s article on after-acquired evidence in employment discrimination cases in the text of its opinion on the case Zisumbo v. Ogden Regional Medical Center. O’Brien’s paper “I Swear! From Shoptalk to Social Media: The Top Ten National Labor Relations Board Profanity Cases,” which is forthcoming in St. John’s Law Review, became the ninth most-downloaded paper on the Social Science Research Network’s rankings of recently published papers. This fall Emerald Group Publishing published two books as part of the Advancing Business Marketing and Purchasing series that Woodside edits: E-services Adoption: Processes by Firms in Developing Nations and Sustaining Competitive Advantage via Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management, and System Dynamics.

 

Does Academic Research Destroy Stock Return Predictability?,” by Jeffrey Pontiff, professor and James F. Cleary Chair in Finance, and R. David McLean is forthcoming in the Journal of Finance.

 

A paper coauthored by Michael G. Pratt, O’Connor Family Professor and Ph.D. director of the management and organization department, was published online before print in Human Relations. Pratt wrote “Channeling Identification: How Perceived Regulatory Focus Moderates the Influence of Organizational and Professional Identification on Professional Employees’ Diagnosis and Treatment Behaviors” with David R. Hekman and Daan van Knippenberg.

 

Associate Professor of Information Systems Sam Ransbotham interviewed Greg Jones, vice president of enterprise data and analytics at Equifax, and Hugh Scandrett, vice president of engineering for EnerNOC, for the MIT Sloan Management Review.

 

Sugata Roychowdhury, associate professor of accounting, was the discussant at a session on “Conditional Conservatism and Disaggregated Bad News Indicators in Accrual Models” at the annual Review of Accounting Studies Conference, held in London in October. In the same month, Roychowdhury was invited to attend the Journal of Accounting and Economics Annual Conference at the University of Rochester. He also presented “To Innovate or Not to Innovate? Agency Environment, Proximity to Insolvency and Innovation”—coauthored with Assistant Professor of Accounting Ewa Sletten, Sterling Huang, and Jeff Ng—at the London Business School and George Washington University in November.

 

Solving the Annuity Puzzle: The Role of Mortality Salience in Retirement Savings Decumulation Decisions,” a paper by Associate Professors of Marketing Linda Court Salisbury and Gergana Y. Nenkov is in press in the Journal of Consumer Psychology.

 

A new book by Associate Professor of Marketing Gerald E. Smith, The Opt-Out Effect: Marketing Strategies that Empower Consumers and Win Customer-Driven Brand Loyalty, will be released by Pearson FT Press in January.

 

At the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia in November, Assistant Professor of Operations Management Erkut Sönmez chaired a session titled “Sustainability in Food Supply Chains” during which he presented “Improving Food Bank Gleaning Operations: An Application in New York State,” a paper coauthored with Deishin Lee, assistant professor of operations management, Xiaoli Fan, and Miguel Gomez.

 

Philip E. Strahan, professor and John L. Collins, S.J., Chair in Finance, was a discussant for the paper “Liquidity Risk and Maturity Management Over the Credit Cycle” at the 12th Annual Conference on Corporate Finance at Washington University in St. Louis on November 7.

 

The November issue of the Journal of Business Ethics included a paper by Professor of Marketing Arch G. Woodside and Andrea M. Prado: “Deepening Understanding of Certification Adoption and Non-Adoption of International-Supplier Ethical Standards.” Together with Pedro Mir Bernal, who is currently a visiting professor at the Carroll School, and Alicia Coduras, Woodside also coauthored “The General Theory of Culture, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Quality-of-Life: Comparing Nurturing Versus Thwarting Enterprise Start-ups in BRIC, Denmark, Germany, and the United States,” which is in press at Industrial Marketing Management. Additionally, this fall Emerald Group Publishing released two books as part of the Advancing Business Marketing and Purchasing series that Woodside edits: E-Services Adoption: Processes by Firms in Developing Nations and Sustaining Competitive Advantage via Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management, and System Dynamics.

 

 

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