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1.

Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 3, No. 4, 1976
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 19 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 123,577
2.

The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5430
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 53,185
3.

A Stakeholder Approach to Strategic Management

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 44,067
4.

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
SSRN

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 43,251
5.

Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4978
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 37,302
6.

The Nature of Man

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 4-19, Summer 1994
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Nov 1997 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 32,109
7.

Introductory Reading for the 'Being a Leader and The Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model' Course

Harvard Business School Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit Research Paper Series No. 10-091, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 08-01, Simon School Working Paper No. 08-02, Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference 2009: Law, Behavior & the Brain
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 30 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Independent, SSRN, Landmark Worldwide LLC and California State University Office of the Chancellor
Downloads 25,435
8.

The Rise of the Sharing Economy: Estimating the Impact of Airbnb on the Hotel Industry

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2013-16
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Questrom School of Business, Boston University, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and Boston University - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 20,684
9.

Explaining Nationalist Political Views: The Case of Donald Trump

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Gallup and Gallup
Downloads 19,822
10.

Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 971, 2010, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No 09-35
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 19,441
11.

Self Interest, Altruism, Incentives, and Agency Theory

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal Of Applied Corporate Finance, Summer 1994
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Oct 1994
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN
Downloads 18,702
12.

Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government

Behavioural Public Policy, 1, 54-86, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Downloads 18,364
13.

Creating Leaders: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model

THE HANDBOOK FOR TEACHING LEADERSHIP, Chapter 16, Scott Snook, Nitin Nohria, Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College, eds., Sage Publications, 2011, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper 11-037, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-10, Simon School Working Paper Series No. FR 10-30
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent, SSRN and Center For Character and Leadership Development
Downloads 15,338
14.

Integrity: A Positive Model that Incorporates the Normative Phenomena of Morality, Ethics, and Legality -- Abridged (English Language Version)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-061, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-01, Simon School Working Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent, SSRN and Landmark Worldwide LLC

Multiple version iconThere are 4 versions of this paper

Downloads 15,173
15.

A New Model of Integrity: An Actionable Pathway to Trust, Productivity and Value (PDF File of Keynote Slides)

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 07-01, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 07-01, 1st IESE Conference on "Humanizing the Firm and the Management Profession" Presentation
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent, SSRN and Landmark Worldwide LLC
Downloads 12,328
16.

Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, A. Crane, A. McWilliams, D. Matten, J. Moon, D. Siegel, eds., pp. 413-431, Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - IBW Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne
Downloads 11,600
17.

The sharing economy: Why people participate in collaborative consumption

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/asi.23552
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
School of Information Science, University of Tampere, Copenhagen Business School and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology
Downloads 11,311
18.

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 10,495
19.

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 SSRN

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 10,325
20.

The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-26, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 89, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 435, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 10,125
21.

Integrity: Where Leadership Begins - A New Model of Integrity (PDF File of PowerPoint Slides)

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 07-03, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 May 2007 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent, SSRN and Landmark Worldwide LLC
Downloads 10,093
22.

Federal Student Loan Repayment Assistance for Public Interest Lawyers and Other Employees of Governments and Nonprofit Organizations

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 27, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 9,947
23.

A New Model of Leadership

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 920623, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 06-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
ALS Consulting and SSRN
Downloads 9,821
24.

Legal Regulation of the Multimodal Carriage of Goods

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA)
Downloads 9,134
25.

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 and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 8,633
26.

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 8,187
27.

Introduction to Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological Model (PDF File of PowerPoint Slides)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 09-124, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 09-01, Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference 2009: Law, Behavior & the Brain, Simon School Working Paper No. FR 09-27
Number of pages: 211 Posted: 22 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent, SSRN and Center For Character and Leadership Development
Downloads 8,140
28.

Beyond Profit: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility and Greenwashing After the BP Oil Disaster

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, p. 983, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Saint Louis University - School of Law and Savannah Law School
Downloads 8,009
29.

Families Facing Tax Increases Under Trump's Tax Plan

Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center Research Report, Oct. 28, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 7,876
30.

Human Rights Without Foundations

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 7,656
31.

Explaining the Housing Bubble

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 100, No. 4, pp. 1177-1258, University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-15, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-60, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 7,612
32.

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 University at Albany, SUNY
Downloads 7,469
33.

Corporate Sustainability: First Evidence on Materiality

The Accounting Review, Vol. 91, No. 6, pp. 1697-1724.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 7,429
34.

Corporate Social Responsibility as a Conflict Between Shareholders

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business and HEC Montreal
Downloads 7,140
35.

An Introduction to the History of International Human Rights Law

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 346, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 6,822
36.

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 6,627
37.

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
University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
Downloads 6,597
38.

The First Two of Five Pre-Course Readings for The 'Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model' Course

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Independent, SSRN, Center For Character and Leadership Development and California State University Office of the Chancellor
Downloads 6,549
39.

Does Mother Nature Corrupt? Natural Resources, Corruption, and Economic Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 99/85
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Federal Statistical Office
Downloads 6,404
40.

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
SSRN, Center For Character and Leadership Development and Independent

Multiple version iconThere are 4 versions of this paper

Downloads 6,391
41.

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
SSRN
Downloads 6,269
42.

The Arithmetic of Shale Gas

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Yale Graduates Energy Study Group, Lafarge Corp., Duane Morris LLP, University of Houston - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management (Deceased) and Yale Graduates Energy Study Group
Downloads 6,212
43.

Combating Global Climate Change: Why a Carbon Tax is a Better Response to Global Warming than Cap and Trade

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2009, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 6,154
44.

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 6,148
45.

The Effects of Corruption on Growth, Investment, and Government Expenditure

IMF Working Paper No. 96/98
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 6,135
46.

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 6,115
47.

A New Approach to CSR: Company Stakeholder Responsibility

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and CEIBS
Downloads 6,092
48.

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 SSRN

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Downloads 6,056
49.

Foreign Direct Investment Theories: An Overview of the Main FDI Theories

European Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, No. 3, December 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 5,915
50.

Sustainability Science

KSG Working Paper No. 00-018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Independent Scholar, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Government of the United States of America - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Independent, Independent, Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), Stockholm University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Harvard University - Initiative on Science and Technology for Sustainability (ISTS), Independent, Independent, Independent, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University - Department of Biological Sciences, Independent, University of East Anglia (UEA) - School of Environmental Sciences and Independent
Downloads 5,854