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Are Family Businesses Friendlier to Female Leadership?

Decades of entrepreneurship research has depicted women CEOs as poorer performers, citing statistics that female-led businesses have slower growth rates and lower profits. Many experts criticize this interpretation—arguing that growth…

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When the chips are down, corporate boards disproportionately blame foreign CEOs according to new study

Immigrant representation in the C-suite is the new norm. Foreign-born CEOs currently lead several global corporations in the U.S., including Google, Microsoft, and Pepsi. In fact, almost 80% of America’s…

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Are Foreign-Born CEOs Held to a Higher Standard?

CEO dismissals are often shrouded in secrecy, controversy, and confusion. And while a company’s profits constitute a fundamental measure of CEO success, poor financial performance can explain CEO firings only…

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SMJ: Powerful Board Allies are a CEO’s Best Weapon

If we’ve learned anything from HBO’s smash hit Succession over the last four years, it’s that, as the authors of a new Strategic Management Journal article state, “Even the most powerful individuals do not…

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SMJ: Salary Transparency with Low Monitoring Costs Helps Close the Gender Pay Gap

Salary transparency can reduce the gender pay gap, but it’s key that the cost of publicly monitoring salaries is reduced, according to new research published in Strategic Management Journal. The researchers…

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SMJ: Incoming CEO’s Political Views May Drive Director Departure in a Firm

Voicing one’s political view is no longer a taboo. People’s political ideologies pervade almost every aspect of their lives. For example, researchers have identified that people choose to associate with…

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SEJ: Charismatic CEOs Lead to Higher IPO Prices

The perception and negotiation abilities of more charismatic CEOs result in higher IPO prices and smaller offer price ranges for their firms, according to new research published in Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.…

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SEJ Video Abstract | Strategic leadership in liminal space

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Strategic Leadership & Governance Interest Group

The Strategic Leadership and Governance Interest Group focuses on leaders who are the top management teams that formulate strategies to create firm value and organization governance for the incentive mechanisms that align the interests of managers with those of the suppliers of capital.

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Incoming CEO’s Political Views May Drive Director Departure in a Firm, New Study Shows

Voicing one’s political view is no longer a taboo. People’s political ideologies pervade almost every aspect of their lives. For example, researchers have identified that people choose to associate with…

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