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JEL Code: M14

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1.

Value Maximization, Stakeholder Theory, and the Corporate Objective Function

Tuck Business School Working Paper No. 01-09; Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-01; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 00-058
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Apr 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 48,720
2.

How Fox News Changed American Media and Political Dynamics

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 40,673
3.

The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Harvard Business School Research Working Paper No. 11-100
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 14,483
4.

What is Corporate Law?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 13,585
5.

The Essential Elements of Corporate Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 387, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper No. 643, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-39, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 134/2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 12,235
6.

Corporate Social Responsibility in a Global Context

Chapter in: Crane, A., Matten, D., and Spence, L.J., 'Corporate Social Responsibility: Readings and Cases in a Global Context', 2/e. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 3-26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bath - School of Management, York University - Schulich School of Business and University of London - Royal Holloway College
Downloads 12,057
7.

Corporate Social Responsibility - an Economic and Financial Framework

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 11,309
8.

Backdating

Business Lawyer, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Harrison & Held, LLP
Downloads 10,663
9.

Does the Stock Market Fully Value Intangibles? Employee Satisfaction and Equity Prices

Journal of Financial Economics 101(3), 621-640, September 2011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 10,293
10.

Pay Without Performance: Overview of the Issues

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 647-673, 2005, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 8-22, 2005, Academy of Management Perspectives, pp. 5-24, February 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,970
11.

Agency Costs of Overvalued Equity

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 39/2004, Harvard Business School NOM Working Paper No. 04-26, Financial Management, Vol. 34, No. 1, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 4 versions of this paper

Downloads 9,379
12.

Managing for Stakeholders

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 8,925
13.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Economic Performance

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 8,223
14.

Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, pp. 71-92, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 7,852
15.

The Impact of Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Processes and Performance

Management Science, Volume 60, Issue 11, pp. 2835-2857, February 2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School, London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 7,753
16.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a Model of 'Extended' Corporate Governance: An Explanation Based on the Economic Theories of Social Contract, Reputation and Reciprocal Conformism

LIUC, Ethics, Law and Economics Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
Department of public and sovra-national law, University of Milan
Downloads 7,206
17.

Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,079
18.

Corporate Governance, Board Diversity, and Firm Performance

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,030
19.

Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 388, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 644 , European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,806
20.

Corporate Social Responsibility Audit: From Theory to Practice

University of Cambridge, Judge Institute of Management Working Paper No. 14/2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 6,442
21.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Access to Finance

Strategic Management Journal, 35 (1): 1-23.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 6,340
22.

Board Structure in the UK and Germany: Convergence or Continuing Divergence?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law
Downloads 6,044
23.

Corporate Governance in India - Evolution and Challenges

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
OP Jindal Global University
Downloads 5,708
24.

Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 751-846, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 366, June 2002
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 5,649
25.

Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Ratings

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Zurich, Department of Banking and Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 5,481
26.

The Rise of Independent Directors in the United States, 1950-2005: Of Shareholder Value and Stock Market Prices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 74/2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 301, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1465, 2007
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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Downloads 5,411
27.

Video: The Three Foundations of A Great Life, Great Leadership, and A Great Organization

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 11-04, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Research Paper No. 11-122
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,344
28.

Science, Specific Knowledge, and Total Quality Management

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 10, No. 2, Summer 1997
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jan 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,201
29.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 5,103
30.

Chief Sustainability Officers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Chapter 8 in Leading Sustainable Change, Oxford University Press, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Miller Consultants and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,967
31.

An Empirical Analysis of the Strategic Use of Corporate Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Department of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,943
32.

Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field

27th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting Paper, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-49, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-33
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,876
33.

The Other CSR: Consumer Social Responsibility

Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2006, Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 15-04
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 May 2006 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Melbourne Business School, Suffolk University - Sawyer School of Management and University of Sydney - Centre for the Mind
Downloads 4,872
34.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect The Performance of Firms?

FEEM Working Paper No. 52.2009
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Brescia - Department of Economics and University of Ferrara

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,760
35.

Is Earnings Quality Associated with Corporate Social Responsibility?

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - School of Business and Virginia Commonwealth University
Downloads 4,682
36.

'Implicit' and 'Explicit' CSR: A Conceptual Framework for a Comparative Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility

Academy of Management Review Vol. 33, No. 2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 4,679
37.

What's a Director to Do?

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-38
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Accepted Paper Series
The Monitor Company and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,602
38.

The Enron Scandal (Slides)

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 04 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Hodak Value Advisors
Downloads 4,415
39.

Was the 2008 Financial Crisis Caused by a Lack of Corporate Ethics?

Global Journal of Business Research, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 77-84, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
National University, National University, National University and National University
Downloads 4,387
40.

Agency Problems and Legal Strategies

THE ANATOMY OF CORPORATE LAW: A COMPARATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL APPROACH, R. Kraakman, P. Davies, H. Hansmann, G. Hertig, K. Hopt, H. Kanda, and E. Rock, Oxford University Press, pp. 21-31, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,305
41.

The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Investment Recommendations: Analysts’ Perceptions and Shifting Institutional Logics

Strategic Management Journal, Volume 36, Issue 7, pp. 1053-1081, July 2015
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,210
42.

Why Do Corporate Managers Misstate Financial Statements? the Role of Option Compensation and Other Factors

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Arlington, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,167
43.

Corporate Social Responsibility: An Issues Paper

International Labour Office Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
International Labour Organization (ILO) - Policy Integration Department
Downloads 4,158
44.

From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder: How Sustainability Can Drive Financial Outperformance

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
Oxford University - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Arabesque Asset Management and Oxford University Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Downloads 4,155
45.

The Growth of Executive Pay

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 21, pp. 283-303, 2005, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,110
46.

Modeling the Message: Communicating Compliance Through Organizational Values and Culture

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Bryan Cave LLP
Downloads 4,086
47.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Lead to Superior Financial Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Boston University
Downloads 4,023
48.

Short-Termism, the Financial Crisis, and Corporate Governance

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 37, p. 264, 2011, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 12-078
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 4,011
49.

The Responsibility Paradox: Multinational Firms and Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1031
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan - Department of Sociology
Downloads 4,009
50.

Corporate Purpose and Financial Performance

Organization Science, 30(1), pp.1-18
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 18 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Wharton, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,004