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51.

Divisional Performance Measurement

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)

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Downloads 9,373
52.

Why Hackers Do What They Do: Understanding Motivation and Effort in Free/Open Source Software Projects

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group and The Boston Consulting Group
Downloads 8,927
53.

Using the Balanced Scorecard as a Control System for Monitoring and Revising Corporate Strategy

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-35
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit
Downloads 8,809
54.

Core Earnings: New Data and Evidence

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 20-047, October 2019, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 8,452
55.

The First and Second and Third of Nine Pre-Classroom Readings, 'Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model'

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper , Barbados Group Working Paper 17-2, EFA 2000 London & Simon School of Business, Univ. of Rochester
Number of pages: 172 Posted: 27 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Independent, Harvard Business School and California State University System
Downloads 8,381
56.

The Economic Case for Private Equity (and Some Concerns) -- pdf of Keynote Slides

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 07-02, Swedish Institute for Financial Research Conference on The Economics of the Private Equity Market
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 8,231
57.

Organization Theory and Methodology

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, Accounting Review, Vol. LVIII, No. 2, pp. 319-339, April 1983
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Aug 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 8,164
58.

Market Reaction to the Adoption of IFRS in Europe

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 8,109
59.

A New Model of Integrity: The Missing Factor of Production (PDF file of Keynote and PowerPoint Slides)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper 10-087, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 152 Posted: 18 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Kari Granger, LLC and Independent

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Downloads 7,515
60.

Behavioral Corporate Finance: A Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business

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Downloads 7,442
61.

Putting Integrity into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 12-074, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 12-01, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) – Finance Working Paper No. 417/2014
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 7,185
62.

Competition and Business Strategy in Historical Perspective

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 6,982
63.

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 Business School
Downloads 6,706
64.

Modeling a Paradigm Shift: From Producer Innovation to User and Open Collaborative Innovation

Organization Science 22(6):1399-1417., Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 10-038
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 6,691
65.

Leadership

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 06-05, Barbados Working Paper No. 05-04
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 6,552
66.

Foundations of Organizational Strategy: Preface and Introduction

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 1998
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 6,435
67.

Audit Quality and Auditor Reputation: Evidence from Japan

Forthcoming, The Accounting Review, Volume 87, No. 5, September 2012, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-15, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 10-088
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 6,389
68.

The Takeover Controversy: Analysis and Evidence

Midland Corporate Finance Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, Summer 1986
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Jun 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 6,182
69.

Relational Contracts and the Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 May 1997
Working Paper Series
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School and Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 6,162
70.

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)
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71.

The Distribution of Power Among Corporate Managers, Shareholders, and Directors

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 20, pp. 3-24, 1988, Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMES AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 00-09
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Rochester – Simon Business School
Downloads 5,986
72.

Survival of the Fittest: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Firm Exit

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 17-088
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Mathematica Policy Research and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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73.

Globalization and Similarities in Corporate Governance: A Cross-Country Analysis

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-31; Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-041; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 02-041
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Lehman Brothers, New York
Downloads 5,838
74.

Market Timing and Capital Structure

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business

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Downloads 5,653
75.

Why and How Investors Use ESG Information: Evidence from a Global Survey

Financial Analysts Journal, 2018, Volume 74 Issue 3, pp. 87-103.
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,474
76.

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 Business School
Downloads 5,462
77.

Valuing Customers

Journal of Marketing Research, pp. 7-18, February 2004, HBS Marketing Research Paper No. 03-08
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Columbia Business School - Marketing and Novartis International
Downloads 5,461
78.

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 5,448
79.

Organizational Forms and Investment Decisions

A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000, (Book)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Oct 2000
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,401
80.

Takeovers: Their Causes and Consequences

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 1988, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 21-48
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,302
81.

Skill vs. Luck in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital: Evidence from Serial Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Oct 2006
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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82.

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 5,230
83.

Organizations and Markets: History and Development of the Ccmo Course and the Field (1st of 4 Ccmo Documents)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Harvard Business School, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard Business School and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 5,178
84.

Corporate Control and the Politics of Finance

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 13-33, Summer 1991
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
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85.

Active Investors, Lbos, and the Privatization of Bankruptcy

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 35-44, Spring 1989, Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 00-08, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

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86.

Us Corporate Governance: Lessons from the 1980's

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000, THE PORTABLE MBA IN FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING, John Leslie Livingstone, ed., Wiley, 1995
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
Downloads 5,016
87.

Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Course Overview (2001 Update)

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 5,008
88.

Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring: Case Studies in Bankruptcies, Buyouts, and Breakups

CREATING VALUE THROUGH CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING: CASE STUDIES IN BANKRUPTCIES, BUYOUTS, AND BREAKUPS, John-Wiley & Sons, July 2001 (Book)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Aug 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 5,007
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Reviews, Reputation, and Revenue: The Case of Yelp.Com

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 12-016
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
Downloads 4,912
90.

When Does Leadership Matter? The Contingent Opportunities View of CEO Leadership

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 4,893
91.

Opening Platforms: How, When and Why?

This paper has been published under the same title as Chapter 6 in Platforms, Markets & Innovation (ed. Gawer, 2009) pp 131-162, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 09-030
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 4,835
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Governance and Intermediation Problems in Capital Markets: Evidence from the Fall of Enron

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-27
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,828
93.

Coordination, Control, and the Management of Organizations: Course Content and Materials (3rd of 4 Ccmo Documents)

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,808
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Motivational Spillovers from Awards: Crowding Out in a Multitasking Environment

Forthcoming in Organization Science, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 13-069
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Brigham Young University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 4,794
95.

Corporate and Integrated Reporting: A Functional Perspective

Chapter 9 in Corporate Stewardship: Achieving Sustainable Effectiveness, edited by Ed Lawler, Sue Mohrman, and James O’Toole, Greenleaf, 2015.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,791
96.

Bitcoin: Economics, Technology, and Governance

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 29, Issue 2 - Spring 2015, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 15-015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Innsbruck, Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Harvard University
Downloads 4,766
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Does Mandatory IFRS Adoption Improve the Information Environment?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 30, No. 1: 388-423.
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, Harvard Business School and Capital Market Commission
Downloads 4,740
98.

The Impact of Activity Based Costing on Managerial Decisions at Insteel Industries - a Field Study

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Harvard University - General Management Unit
Downloads 4,737
99.

Putting Integrity into Finance: A Positive Approach (PDF of Keynote Slides)

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 06-06, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 06-01
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,710
100.

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 4,643