Brian Tayan

Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Scholarly Papers (110)

1.

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 Version 2, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-1
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
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

2.

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 3,999 (2,937)
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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

3.

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 2,589 (6,181)

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

4.

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

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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 1,699 (12,229)
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Tesla, corporate governance, IPO, governance structure, board of directors, antitakeover protections, executive compensation

6.

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
Downloads 1,553 (14,098)
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Board of directors, staggered board, classified board, independent director, independence standards, director interlocks, governance quality, director liability, indemnification, corporate governance research

7.

Governance Gone Wild: Epic Misbehavior at Uber Technologies

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-70, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-3
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,528 (14,441)

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Corporate Governance, Risk, Reputational Risk, Risk Management, Scandal, Culture, Tone at the Top, Leadership, Incentives, Compensation, Controls, Oversight, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance Research

8.

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 1,436 (15,971)
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corporate governance research, executive compensation, pay for performance, incentives, equity pay

9.

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 1,414 (16,378)

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

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Netflix Approach to Governance: Genuine Transparency with the Board

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-71, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-24
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Feb 2020
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,360 (17,405)

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Corporate governance, board of directors, information gap, information flow, transparency, open access, Netflix, independence, independent directors, board presentations, board books, oversight, board of directors, strategic decisions, corporate governance research

11.

The Business Case for ESG

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-77
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
ValueAct Capital, ValueAct Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and ValueAct Capital
Downloads 1,313 (18,318)

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Corporate governance, shareholder, stakeholder, stakeholder perspective, ValueAct, ESG, environment, sustainable investing, corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability, long-term investing, risk management, boards of directors, risk management, corporate governance research

12.

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
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CEO divorce, executive divorce, disclosure, transparency

13.

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 934 (30,200)

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

14.

The Big Thumb on the Scale: An Overview of the Proxy Advisory Industry

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-72, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
James Copland, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Manhattan Institute, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, Institutional Shareholder Services, ISS, Glass Lewis, institutional investors, shareholder voting, shareholder activism, shareholder pressure, proxy advisory services, proxy firms, proxy voting, governance quality, compensation design, compensation choices, corporate governance

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
David F. Larcker, Sarah Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 868 (33,455)
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social media, social media monitoring, corporate risk management, reputational risks, corporate governance

16.

Diversity in the C-Suite: The Dismal State of Diversity Among Fortune 100 Senior Executives

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-82
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 846 (34,655)

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Diversity, C-suite, Fortune 100, diversity pipeline, glass ceiling, racial diversity, executive diversity, board diversity, board recruitment, CEO succession, talent development, leadership, corporate governance research

17.

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

18.

The Spread of COVID-19 Disclosure

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-84
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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COVID-19, coronavirus, disclosure, public companies, SEC filings, audit, accounting, board of directors, transparency, 8-K, 10-K, 10-Q, corporate governance, corporate governance research

19.

The Double-Edged Sword of CEO Activism

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-74, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-5
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Nov 2018
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Tideline
Downloads 814 (36,504)
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corporate governance, activism, CEO activism, corporate activism, advocacy, corporate advocacy, corporate social responsibility, ESG, ESG investing, social issues, environmental issues, controversy, corporate reputation, reputation management, boards of directors, risk management, corporate governan

20.

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 794 (37,813)
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executive compensation, CEO compensation, incentives

21.

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 792 (37,943)
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corporate governance. chief executive officer, power dynamics, leadership

22.

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 754 (40,568)

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Corporate Governance, Governance Structure, Management Integrity, Risk Management

23.

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

24.

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

25.

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 722 (43,014)

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

26.

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

27.

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 701 (44,766)
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CEO succession, succession planning, corporate governance

28.

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
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transparency, disclosure, accounting restatements, corporate governance

29.

Building a Better Board Book

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 68, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-67
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
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Board Presentations, Board Books, Strategic Decisions, Strategy, Investment Decisions, Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Allocation of Expenses, Board of Directors, CEO Compensation, Corporate Governance Research

30.

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 646 (49,890)

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

31.

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
David F. Larcker, Stephen Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 646 (49,890)
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corporate governance, CEO succession, succession planning, succession planning myths, board of directors

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Loosey-Goosey Governance: Four Misunderstood Terms in Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-79, 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 626 (51,982)
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corporate governance, good corporate governance, dual-class shares, independent chairman, independent chair, staggered boards, classified boards, board quality, board of directors, board oversight, powerful directors, board culture, board evaluation, pay for performance, CEO pay, executive pay, CEO

33.

Scaling Up: The Implementation of Corporate Governance in Pre-IPO Companies

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-75 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-11
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Nov 2018
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, startups, pre-IPO companies, governance of startups, governance of pre-IPO companies, governance of private companies, venture-backed businesses, independent directors, board of directors, implementing a governance system, setting up a governance system, financial systems, comp

34.

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
David F. Larcker, Sarah Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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social media, board of director oversight, reputation, reputational risks, corporate governance

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Cashing It In: Private-Company Exchanges and Employee Stock Sales Prior to IPO

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-73, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Corporate governance, employee stock options, private company compensation, private company equity, pre-IPO compensation, pre-IPO discounts, equity compensation, private company exchanges, private company marketplaces, NASDAQ private market, Equidate, SharesPost, EquityZen, governance quality, compe

36.

Sharing the Pain: How Did Boards Adjust CEO Pay in Response to COVID-19?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-86
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Equilar, Equilar, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Yale School of Management and Equilar
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Corporate governance, CEO pay, compensation, director compensation, executive compensation, COVID, ESG, layoffs, furloughs, salary reductions, supplemental bonuses, downturn, annual bonus, LTIP, restricted stock, lost wealth, dividend suspension, reputation, boards of directors, corporate governance

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

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

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

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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 The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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2008 financial crisis, risk-taking incentives, executive compensation, board of directors risk oversight, risk tolerance, financial incentives, corporate governance

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

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

43.

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

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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
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CEO succession, enterprise risk, disclosure & transparency

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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
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succession planning, disclosure, board of directors, corporate governance

46.

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

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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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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

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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
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Trust, decentralization, autonomy, ethics, corporate governance

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Critical Update Needed: Cybersecurity Expertise in the Boardroom

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-69, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-70
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
David F. Larcker, Peter C. Reiss and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 460 (76,392)

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Board of directors, risk, cybersecurity, cyber threats, data theft, risk management, audit, internal controls, corporate governance research

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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 455 (77,397)
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proxy advisory firms, stock option exchanges, institutional shareholder voting, proxy voting

51.

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

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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
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pay for performance, compensation, risk management, corporate governance

53.

Gaming the System: Three 'Red Flags' of Potential 10b5-1 Abuse

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Washington - Foster School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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CEO compensation, CEO pay, equity compensation, insider trading, insider trading policy, 10b5-1 plans, executive stock transactions, board of directors, blackout window, general counsel approval, suspicious, abuse, red flags, cooling-off periods, block trades, earnings, corporate governance

54.

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 407 (88,216)
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corporate governance, board of directors, CEOs as board members, decision-making

55.

Governance of Corporate Insider Equity Trades

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-81 (2020)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Jan 2020
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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CEO compensation, CEO pay, insider trading, insider trading policy, 10b5-1 plans, approval of executive stock transactions, board of directors, blackout window, general counsel approval, suspicious, corporate governance research

56.

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
David F. Larcker, Stephen Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 396 (90,999)
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Succession planning, leadership, chief executive officers, labor market, executives, board of directors, coaching, talent development, CEO turnover, corporate governance research

57.

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 394 (91,526)
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pro forma compensation, realized and realizable pay, compensation disclosures, pay for performance disclosures, GAAP and non-GAAP earnings

58.

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

59.

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

60.

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

61.

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 358 (102,187)
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corporate governance, executive compensation, earned versus realized pay, Black Scholes

62.

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

63.

Stakeholders and Shareholders: Are Executives Really 'Penny Wise and Pound Foolish' About ESG?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-78, July 2019, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3418389
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Jul 2019
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, General Atlantic and High Sage Ventures
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corporate governance, shareholder, stakeholder, stakeholder perspective, ESG, environment, sustainable investing, corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability, long-term investing, risk management, boards of directors, risk management, corporate governance research

64.

Human Capital Disclosure: What Do Companies Say About Their 'Most Important Asset'?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 May 2021
Equilar, Equilar, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Equilar
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Corporate governance, human capital management, HCM, incentives systems, disclosure, diversity, SEC, disclosure, talent development, metrics, employee satisfaction, engagement, safety, compensation, annual bonus, long-term incentives, corporate governance research

65.

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

66.

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 321 (115,350)

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

67.

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 314 (118,048)
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corporate board of directors, governance failures, shareholders, ethics violations

68.

Pay for Performance… But Not Too Much Pay: The American Public's View of CEO Pay

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-80, 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Dec 2019
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO compensation, American view on pay, survey data, CEO pay, pay and size, executive pay, pay for performance, corporate governance research

69.

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 294 (126,576)
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union pensions funds, shareholder activism, shareholder proposals, corporate governance, retirement assets, proxy process

70.

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

71.

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
David F. Larcker, Sarah Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 281 (132,709)

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

72.

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

73.

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
Downloads 275 (135,828)

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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

74.

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 University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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board of directors, board committees, board committee overlap, board committees and shared knowledge, corporate governance

75.

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 274 (136,320)
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proxy advisory firms. proxy advisors, institutional investors proxy votes, corporate governance

76.

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
Downloads 270 (138,371)

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

77.

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
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Dodd-Frank, corporate governance regulations, NCAA

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, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-66
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2017
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 246 (151,353)
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CEO Labor Market, CEO Recruitment, CEO Succession Planning, Internal Talent Development, Board of Directors, CEO Compensation, Corporate Governance Research

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

European Financial Management, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 301-308, 2018
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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board of directors, CEO labor market, CEO recruitment, CEO succession planning, corporate governance, internal talent development

79.

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 246 (151,897)

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

80.

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
David F. Larcker, Stephen Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 242 (154,271)

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CEO succession, succession planning, handpicked successors, corporate governance

81.

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 236 (158,020)

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

82.

Environmental Spinoffs: The Attempt to Dump Liability Through Spin and Bankruptcy

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-87
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Nov 2020
Stanford University, Law School, Stanford University, School of Law, Student, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 230 (162,039)

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Corporate governance, environmental liability, Tronox, Chemours, Solutia, Kerr-McGee, Anadarko, DuPont, Monsanto, dumping, fraudulent conveyance, spinoffs, spin off, fraud, bankruptcy, risk, risk management, ESG, boards of directors, corporate governance research

83.

Blindsided by Social Risk: How Do Companies Survive a Storm of Their Own Making?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-85
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 218 (170,542)

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Corporate governance, activism, CEO activism, social risk, political risk, advocacy, corporate social responsibility, ESG, social issues, environmental issues, corporate reputation, reputation management, boards of directors, risk management, corporate governance research

84.

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

85.

Where Does Human Resources Sit at the Strategy Table?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-76, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-20
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, human resources, strategic human resources, strategic HR, human capital management, performance measurement, succession planning, war for talent, boards of directors, corporate governance research

86.

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
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proxy access, shareholder democracy, corporate governance

87.

The First Outside Director

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-83
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 May 2020
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Board of directors, board quality, directors, first director, first outside director, pre-IPO companies, startups, governance, director recruitment, director qualifications, entrepreneurship, growing companies, scaling companies, advising companies, oversight, corporate governance research

88.

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 162 (222,194)

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corporate governance, insider trading, transparency and disclosure

89.

Protests from Within: Engaging with Employee Activists

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Stephen Miles, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, activism, employee activism, social risk, political risk, corporate activism, advocacy, corporate advocacy, corporate social responsibility, ESG, ESG investing, social issues, viral, twitter, slack, boycott, protest, environmental issues, controversy, corporate reputation

90.

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

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

91.

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

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

92.

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

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

93.

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

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

94.

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

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activists, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder relations

95.

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

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activists, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder relations

96.

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

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

97.

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

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activists, Corporate Governance

98.

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

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

99.

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

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

100.

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

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

101.

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

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

102.

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

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Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Performance Measurement

103.

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

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Board of Directors, shareholder voting, Corporate Governance, newspapers

104.

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

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

105.

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

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Corporate Governance, control systems, Board of Directors, auditing

106.

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

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

107.

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

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

108.

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

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

109.

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

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Accounting, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, management controls

110.

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

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Accounting, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, management controls