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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 48,840
2.

Agency Cost of Free Cash Flow, Corporate Finance, and Takeovers

American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, May 1986
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 45,827
3.

Big Other: Surveillance Capitalism and the Prospects of an Information Civilization

Journal of Information Technology (2015) 30, 75–89. doi:10.1057/jit.2015.5
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Berkman Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 24,360
4.

Strength in Numbers: How Does Data-Driven Decisionmaking Affect Firm Performance?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and MIT - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 23,145
5.

Financial Accounting Information and Corporate Governance

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 28 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 16,418
6.

Paying People to Lie: The Truth About the Budgeting Process

Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-03, and HBS Working Paper No. 01-072
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 14,650
7.

Comparing the Decision Styles of American, Chinese and Japanese Business Leaders

Best Paper Proceedings of Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, DC, August 2001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Management Sciences
Downloads 14,036
8.

The Modern Industrial Revolution, Exit, and the Failure of Internal Control Systems

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000; Journal of Finance, July 1993
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 May 1999 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 13,902
9.

Crowdfunding: Tapping the Right Crowd

Journal of Business Venturing, 2014, 29(5), 585-609
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 13,267
10.

Initial Coin Offerings and the Value of Crypto Tokens

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5347-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Downloads 11,737
11.

Crowdfunding Creative Ideas: The Dynamics of Project Backers in Kickstarter

A shorter version of this paper is in "The Economics of Crowdfunding: Startups, Portals, and Investor Behavior" - L. Hornuf and D. Cumming (eds.), 2017 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 11,672
12.

Just Say No to Wall Street: Putting a Stop to the Earnings Game

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 41-46, Winter 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
The Monitor Company and Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 11,358
13.

Risk Management and Corporate Governance: The Case of Enron

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 1157, 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Law
Downloads 11,076
14.

The Corporate Governance of Banks

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 10,303
15.

2017 Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics and University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Downloads 10,277
16.

Who Owns Huawei?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Fulbright University Vietnam and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 10,211
17.

What Counts and What Gets Counted

Number of pages: 216 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 9,967
18.

The Free Cash Flow Theory of Takeovers: A Financial Perspective on Mergers and Acquisitions and the Economy

"The Merger Boom", Proceedings of a Conference sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, pp. 102-143, October 1987
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 9,965
19.

Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2444
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,710
20.

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework & Survey

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-21
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,637
21.

Corporate Governance: Theories, Challenges and Paradigms

Gouvernance: Revue Internationale, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.11-43, 2000
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
Accepted Paper Series
International Institute for Self-Governance
Downloads 8,550
22.

The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 23/2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 8,320
23.

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 8,252
24.

Communicating and Controlling Strategy: An Empirical Study of the Effectiveness of the Balanced Scorecard

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Denver - Business School and University of Colorado, Boulder

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 7,865
25.

The Global Automotive Industry Value Chain: What Prospects for Upgrading by Developing Countries

UNIDO Sectorial Studies Series Working Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation - Strategic Research and Economics
Downloads 7,842
26.

The Economics of Privacy

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Duke University - Department of Economics and Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT
Downloads 7,580
27.

A Review of Tax Research

Number of pages: 138 Posted: 23 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 7,466
28.

An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on the Performance of UK Firms

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and University of St. Andrews - School of Management
Downloads 7,463
29.

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 7,233
30.

Corporate Governance and the Returns on Investment

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper; and ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 06/2003
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Vienna - Center for Business Studies - Department of Economics and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 7,176
31.

Contracting Theory and Accounting

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 6,838
32.

Crowdfunding und Crowdinvesting: State-of-the-Art der wissenschaftlichen Literatur (Crowdfunding and Crowdinvesting: A Review of the Literature)

Zeitschrift für KMU und Entrepreneurship, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 57-89, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Trier - Faculty of Management and University of Trier - Faculty of Management
Downloads 6,754
33.

Information Frictions and Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Loughborough University
Downloads 6,674
34.

The Cost of Diversity: The Diversification Discount and Inefficient Investment

CRSP Working Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, London Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 6,508
35.

Accounting Discretion, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

14th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (FEA); EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Chapman University -- The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Columbia Business School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 6,381
36.

Transfer Pricing

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - School of Business and Economics, Fayetteville State University - School of Business and Economics and Fayetteville State University - School of Business and Economics
Downloads 6,152
37.

Foundations of Entrepreneurial Strategy

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 6,095
38.

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 6,065
39.

Origin of the Theory of Agency: An Account By One of the Theory's Originators

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 5,997
40.

Coordination, Control, and the Management of Organizations: Course Notes (2nd of 4 Ccmo Documents)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 98-098
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 21 Apr 1998 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 5,986
41.

The Law, Culture, and Economics of Fashion

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 61, March 2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,985
42.

The Antitrust Economics of Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Global Economics Group

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Downloads 5,793
43.

Human Resource Management and Performance

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2000-46-ORG
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 5,719
44.

Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does Difference Make?

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 2 pp. 377-426, 2014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,678
45.

Business Model Innovation: Creating Value in Times of Change

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 870
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
The Wharton School UPENN and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 5,594
46.

Two-Sided Network Effects: A Theory of Information Product Design

Management Science, Vol, 51, No. 10, pp. 1494–1504, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 5,540
47.

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
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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Downloads 5,427
48.

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

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 11-04
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,361
49.

Explicating Open Innovation: Clarifying an Emerging Paradigm for Understanding Innovation

Henry Chesbrough, Wim Vanhaverbeke, and Joel West, eds. New Frontiers in Open Innovation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming (pp. 3-28)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Copenhagen - Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO)
Downloads 5,262
50.

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 5,207