Brian Tayan

Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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1.

Seven Myths of Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-16
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,570 (2,612)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, board of directors, governance structure, executive compensation, pay-for-performance, say-on-pay, CEO succession, corporate governance regulations, corporate governance research, corporate governance best practices

2.

Ten Myths of 'Say on Pay'

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-26
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,374 (7,789)
Citation 1

Abstract:

say on pay, executive compensation, equity awards, equity compensation, performance-based pay, executive pay, corporate governance

3.

Seven Myths of Executive Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-17
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,201 (11,413)

Abstract:

corporate governance research, executive compensation, pay for performance, incentives, equity pay

4.

Corporate Governance According to Charles T. Munger

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-38
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 949 (13,538)

Abstract:

corporate governance systems, role of trust in governance, incentives and control, high-trust organizations, organizational trust, governance structure

5.

Chairman and CEO: The Controversy Over Board Leadership Structure

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-58, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 851 (22,317)

Abstract:

Board of directors, CEO, chief executive officer, independent chairman, independence standards, leadership, board structure, corporate governance research

6.

What is CEO Talent Worth?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 653 (27,665)

Abstract:

executive compensation, CEO compensation, incentives

7.

Lehman Brothers: Peeking Under the Board Facade

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-03
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 567 (31,566)

Abstract:

board of directors, board structure, corporate governance, regulatory oversight

8.

Tesla Motors: The Evolution of Governance from Inception to IPO

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-15
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 512 (20,459)

Abstract:

Tesla, corporate governance, IPO, governance structure, board of directors, antitakeover protections, executive compensation

9.

Pro Forma Earnings: What's Wrong with GAAP?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-09
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 512 (34,151)

Abstract:

GAAP, non-GAAP accounting, transparency, financial statements, financial reporting, corporate governance

10.

Trust: The Unwritten Contract In Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-34
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Aug 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 495 (36,505)

Abstract:

high-trust organizations, organizational trust, governance structure, corporate culture

11.

Is a Powerful CEO Good or Bad for Shareholders?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 28
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 488 (33,416)

Abstract:

corporate governance. chief executive officer, power dynamics, leadership

12.

Financial Manipulation: Words Don't Lie

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-07
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 478 (41,673)

Abstract:

transparency, disclosure, accounting restatements, corporate governance

13.

Berkshire Hathaway: The Role of Trust in Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-02
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 473 (35,550)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Governance Structure, Management Integrity, Risk Management

14.

Leadership Challenges at Hewlett-Packard: Through the Looking Glass

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-21
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 443 (40,842)

Abstract:

CEO succession, board of directors, corporate governance, Hewlett-Packard succession, strategy and risk

15.

Lululemon: A Sheer Debacle in Risk Management

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-41, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2015
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 422 (28,455)

Abstract:

social media, social media monitoring, corporate risk management, reputational risks, corporate governance

16.

Director Networks: Good for the Director, Good for Shareholders

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-08
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 418 (47,692)
Citation 1

Abstract:

interlocking directorates, board networks, board of directors, corporate governance

17.

Separation Anxiety: The Impact of CEO Divorce on Shareholders

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-36
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 416 (36,581)

Abstract:

CEO divorce, executive divorce, disclosure, transparency

18.

Monitoring Risks Before They Go Viral: Is it Time for the Board to Embrace Social Media?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-25
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 394 (42,546)

Abstract:

social media, board of director oversight, reputation, reputational risks, corporate governance

19.

CEO Succession Planning: Who’s Behind Door Number One?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 378 (52,289)
Citation 1

Abstract:

succession planning, disclosure, board of directors, corporate governance

20.

Sensitivity of CEO Wealth to Stock Price: A New Tool for Assessing Pay for Performance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-10
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 368 (59,961)

Abstract:

pay for performance, compensation, risk management, corporate governance

21.

CEO Health Disclosure at Apple: A Public or Private Matter

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-12
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 360 (54,478)

Abstract:

CEO succession, enterprise risk, disclosure & transparency

22.

Sudden Death of a CEO: Are Companies Prepared When Lightening Strikes?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-24
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 355 (45,200)

Abstract:

CEO succession, succession planning, corporate governance

23.

Do ISS Voting Recommendations Create Shareholder Value?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-13
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 333 (63,516)
Citation 1

Abstract:

proxy advisory firms, stock option exchanges, institutional shareholder voting, proxy voting

24.

Where Experts Get it Wrong: Independence vs. Leadership in Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 32
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 332 (62,929)

Abstract:

corporate governance, CEO and executive leadership, CEO personality, CEO-Chairman duality

25.

Institutional Shareholder Services: The Uninvited Guest at the Equity Table

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-01
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 331 (70,584)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, proxy voting, proxy access, corporate governance ratings

26.

Are Current CEOs the Best Board Members?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-18
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 326 (66,575)

Abstract:

corporate governance, board of directors, CEOs as board members, decision-making

27.

Seven Myths of CEO Succession

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-39
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Mar 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 323 (49,589)

Abstract:

corporate governance, CEO succession, succession planning, succession planning myths, board of directors

28.

Trust and Consequences: A Survey of Berkshire Hathaway Operating Managers

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-52, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-53
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 310 (81,264)

Abstract:

Trust, decentralization, autonomy, ethics, corporate governance

29.

Follow the Money: Compensation, Risk, and the Financial Crisis

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-43, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 305 (56,011)

Abstract:

2008 financial crisis, risk-taking incentives, executive compensation, board of directors risk oversight, risk tolerance, financial incentives, corporate governance

30.

What Does it Mean for an Executive to 'Make' $1 Million?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-22
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 296 (77,418)

Abstract:

corporate governance, executive compensation, earned versus realized pay, Black Scholes

31.

Does the Composition of a Company's Shareholder Base Really Matter?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-42
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Anne Beyer, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 288 (55,371)

Abstract:

shareholder base, shareholder investment horizon, managing the shareholder base, shareholder influence, shareholder composition, corporate governance, long-term or short-term shareholders

32.

Risk Management Breakdown at AXA Rosenberg: The Curious Case of a Quant Manager Trusted Too Much

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 33
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 268 (83,063)

Abstract:

risk management, board of directors' oversight, governance structure, personality factors, separation and control, corporate governance

33.

And Then a Miracle Happens!: How Do Proxy Advisory Firms Develop Their Voting Recommendations?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 31
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 268 (70,822)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, proxy advisors, proxy voting, proxy advisory services

34.

Scarlet Letter: Are the CEOs and Directors of Failed Companies ‘Tainted’?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-19
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 260 (87,024)

Abstract:

corporate board of directors, governance failures, shareholders, ethics violations

35.

Pioneering Women on Boards: Pathways of the First Female Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-35
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 240 (83,699)

Abstract:

women on boards, diversity, board of directors, corporate boards, board diversity, corporate governance, gender, women, directors

36.

The NCAA Adopts 'Dodd-Frank': A Fable

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-20
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 235 (105,883)

Abstract:

Dodd-Frank, corporate governance regulations, NCAA

37.

Pledge (and Hedge) Allegiance to the Company

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-11
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 235 (83,388)
Citation 1

Abstract:

executive compensation, equity hedging, equity pledging, hedging, pledging

38.

Union Activism: Do Union Pension Funds Act Solely in the Interest of Beneficiaries?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 30
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 230 (97,809)
Citation 1

Abstract:

union pensions funds, shareholder activism, shareholder proposals, corporate governance, retirement assets, proxy process

39.

Fixed or Contingent: How Should 'Governance Monitors' Be Paid?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 219 (117,509)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, executive compensation, executive pay, fixed or contingent pay, general counsel, governance monitors

40.

A Historical Look at Compensation and Disclosure: Cool and Refreshing!

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-04
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 201 (112,010)

Abstract:

board of directors, board structure, corporate governance, regulatory oversight

41.

The Ideal Proxy Statement

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-47, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 198 (98,202)

Abstract:

annual proxy statement, DEF14a, shareholders, institutional investors, corporate disclosure, say on pay disclosure

42.

Sneak Preview: How ISS Dictates Equity Plan Design

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-37
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 181 (126,484)

Abstract:

proxy advisory firms. proxy advisors, institutional investors proxy votes, corporate governance

43.

How Important is Culture?: An Inside Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-48 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-27
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 171 (75,511)

Abstract:

Corporate Culture, Organizational Structure, Corporate Strategy, Strategy Implementation, Competitive Advantage, Organizational Culture, Corporate Governance, Culture Models, Organizational Leadership

44.

Pro Forma Compensation: Useful Insight or Window Dressing?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-50, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-46
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jul 2015
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Youfei Xiao
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 161 (80,682)

Abstract:

pro forma compensation, realized and realizable pay, compensation disclosures, pay for performance disclosures, GAAP and non-GAAP earnings

45.

Shareholder Lawsuits: Where is the Line between Legitimate and Frivolous?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 29
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 160 (135,169)

Abstract:

corporate governance, shareholder lawsuits, shareholder litigation, proxy voting, say-on-pay, executive compensation

46.

What Can For-Profit and Nonprofit Boards Learn from Each Other About Improving Governance?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-49, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 150 (79,553)

Abstract:

nonprofit boards, nonprofit organizations, nonprofit perfvormance measurement ,nonfinancial metrics, for profit firms

47.

Josh Hardy and the #SaveJosh Army: How Corporate Risk Escalates and Accelerates Through Social Media

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-40
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 149 (126,484)

Abstract:

social media, social media monitoring, social media risks, corporate risk management, reputational risks, corporate governance

48.

Proxy Access: A Sheep, or Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-06
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 146 (154,452)
Citation 1

Abstract:

proxy access, shareholder democracy, corporate governance

49.

The Handpicked CEO Successor

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-45, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-3
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 129 (127,086)

Abstract:

CEO succession, succession planning, handpicked successors, corporate governance

50.

A Meeting of the Minds: How Do Companies Distribute Knowledge and Workload Across Board Committees?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-46, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Dec 2014
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Christina Zhu
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 121 (131,929)

Abstract:

board of directors, board committees, board committee overlap, board committees and shared knowledge, corporate governance

51.

The Resignation of David Sokol: Mountain or Molehill for Berkshire Hathaway?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-14
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 114 (192,066)

Abstract:

corporate governance, insider trading, transparency and disclosure

52.

Building a Better Board Book

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Value Act Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Value Act Capital
Downloads 0 (358,093)

Abstract:

Board Presentations, Board Books, Strategic Decisions, Strategy, Investment Decisions, Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Allocation of Expenses, Board of Directors, CEO Compensation, Corporate Governance Research

53.

CEO Talent: A Dime a Dozen, or Worth Its Weight in Gold?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-67
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2017
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (290,850)

Abstract:

CEO Labor Market, CEO Recruitment, CEO Succession Planning, Internal Talent Development, Board of Directors, CEO Compensation, Corporate Governance Research

54.

Retired or Fired: How Can Investors Tell If a CEO Was Pressured to Leave?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-66, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-40
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2017
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (95,957)

Abstract:

CEO Succession, Succession Planning, CEO Turnover, CEO Departure, CEO Termination, Board of Directors, CEO Performance, Corporate Governance Research

55.

An Activist View of CEO Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-65, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-31
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Value Act Capital, Value Act Capital, Value Act Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (32,726)

Abstract:

Compensation, Executive Compensation, Pay for Performance, Equity, Incentives, Realizable Pay, Performance Measurement, Corporate Governance Research

56.

From Boardroom to C-Suite: Why Would a Company Pick a Current Director as CEO?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. 64, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (135,169)

Abstract:

Succession planning, leadership, chief executive officers, labor market, executives, board of directors, emergency CEO, interim CEO, CEO turnover, corporate governance research

57.

Board Evaluations and Boardroom Dynamics

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP63 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-22
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
The Miles Group, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (79,553)

Abstract:

Board of directors, board evaluations, boardroom dynamics, board performance, board culture, coaching, succession planning, leadership, corporate governance research

58.

The Wells Fargo Cross-Selling Scandal

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-62, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-1
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, risk, reputational risk, risk management, scandal, culture, tone at the top, leadership, incentives, incentive systems, compensation, controls, oversight, board of directors, corporate governance research

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Succession 'Losers': What Happens to Executives Passed Over for the CEO Job?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-61, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-44
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Succession planning, leadership, chief executive officers, labor market, executives, board of directors, coaching, talent development, CEO turnover, corporate governance research

60.

The 'Buy Side' View on CEO Pay

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-60
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rivel Research Group and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Abstract:

CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, corporate governance research, proxy advisory firms

61.

Gadflies at the Gate: Why Do Individual Investors Sponsor Shareholder Resolutions?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-59
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Abstract:

Proxy voting, shareholder resolutions, Rule 14a-8, activists, activism, shareholder activism, board of directors, annual meeting, corporate governance research

62.

Scoundrels in the C-Suite: How Should the Board Respond When a CEO's Bad Behavior Makes the News?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-57 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 May 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Abstract:

Board of directors, CEO bad behavior, CEO misconduct, tone at the top, culture, recidivism, leadership, unethical behavior, conflicts of interest, sexual relations, abusive language, arrogance, hubris, corporate governance research

63.

CEO Pay at Valeant: Does Extreme Compensation Create Extreme Risk?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-56, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Abstract:

CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, risk management, corporate governance research

64.

How Important is Culture? A Second Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-55, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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: Corporate Governance, Culture, Organizational Culture, Compensation, Profit Sharing, Open Books Policy, Employee Satisfaction, Leadership, Real Estate

65.

Governance Aches and Pains: Is Bad Governance Chronic?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-54, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Abstract:

Corporate governance, risk management, ethics, agency problems, agency costs, CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, compensation committees, board of directors, independent board, CEO succession, corporate governance research

66.

CEO Pay, Performance, and Value Sharing

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-53
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Abstract:

CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, corporate governance research

67.

Seven Myths of Boards of Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Abstract:

Board of directors, staggered board, classified board, independent director, independence standards, director interlocks, governance quality, director liability, indemnification, corporate governance research

68.

Keller Williams Realty (B)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. HR-29B
Posted: 17 Feb 2011
David F. Larcker, James Baron and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Yale School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Culture, Organizational Structure, Corporate Strategy, Strategy Implementation, Competitive Advantage

69.

Keller Williams Realty (A)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. HR-29A
Posted: 17 Feb 2011
James Baron and Brian Tayan
Independent and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Culture, Organizational Structure, Corporate Strategy, Strategy Implementation, Competitive Advantage

70.

Baker Hughes: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-18
Posted: 31 Aug 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate governance, Bribery. Corruption, Control systems, Risk Management

71.

Multimillionaire Matchmaker: An Inside Look at CEO Succession Planning

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-21
Posted: 21 Apr 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Labor Markets, CEO, Succession Planning

72.

Sharks in the Water: Battling an Activist Investor for Corporate Control (B)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -20B
Posted: 23 Mar 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

activists, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder relations

73.

Sharks in the Water: Battling an Activist Investor for Corporate Control (A)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-20A
Posted: 23 Mar 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

activists, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder relations

74.

Equity on Demand: The Netflix Approach to Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -19
Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

compensation, Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance, Human Resources Management, employee stock ownership

75.

Sovereign Bancorp and Relational Investors: The Role of the Activist Hedge Fund

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -06
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

activists, Corporate Governance

76.

The Management of Berkshire Hathaway; Case Number: CG-16; Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -16
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, management controls, compensation, Risk Management, management

77.

Selecting a CEO: The Leader, the Business Builder, or the Technologist Case Number: CG-15 Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -15
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Board of Directors, CEO, compensation, Corporate Governance, labor market

78.

Executive Compensation: Moving from Utility Services to Power Trading at Aquila

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -14
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, bonuses, Corporate Governance, Performance Measurement

79.

Shareholder Democracy: Does Gretchen Get it Right?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -09
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Board of Directors, shareholder voting, Corporate Governance, newspapers

80.

Executive Compensation at Nabors Industries: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Case Teaching No. CG -05
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, Performance Measurement, bonuses, Corporate Governance, Bankruptcy, stock options, bankruptcy reorganization

81.

Say on Pay ... Does the Buck Stop Here?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -12
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder voting

82.

Corporate Governance Ratings: Got the Grade... What Was the Test?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -08
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Performance Measurement

83.

Attention Shoppers: Executive Compensation at Kroger, Safeway, Costco and Whole Foods

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -13
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, stock options, Corporate Governance, Performance Measurement, bonuses

84.

Models of Corporate Governance: Who's the Fairest of Them All?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -11
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, control systems, Board of Directors, auditing

85.

There's a New Sheriff in Town: Institutional Shareholder Services

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -07
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, stock options, Corporate Governance, mergers & acquisitions

86.

10b5-1 Plans: Mortgaging a Defense Against Insider Trading

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -10
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, insider trading, Corporate Governance, stock options

87.

Royal Dutch/Shell: A Shell Game with Oil Reserves-Governance Overhaul after Scandal (B); Case Number: CG-17(B) Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -17 (B)
Posted: 01 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker, Robert Lawson and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Independent and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Accounting, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, management controls

88.

Royal Dutch/Shell: A Shell Game with Oil Reserves (A) Case Number: CG-17A Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -17 (A)
Posted: 30 Sep 2009
David F. Larcker, Robert Lawson and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Independent and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Accounting, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, management controls