Michael Wolff

University of Göttingen

Professor for Management and Management Accounting

Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3

Göttingen, DE 37073

Germany

http://www.contolling.uni-goettingen.de

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1.

Considering the Shareholder Perspective: Value-based Management Systems and Stock Market Performance

Review of Managerial Science, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 171-194, CEFS Working Paper No. 09-2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 May 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Technische Universität München (TUM), Technische Universität München (TUM) - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS) and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

value-based management, corporate governance, econometric analysis, Germany

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Determinants of Executive Compensation – Empirical Evidence from German Prime Standard Firms (Determinanten der Vorstandsvergütung – Eine empirische Untersuchung der deutschen Prime-Standard-Unternehmen)

Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, Vol. 80, pp. 1075–1112, 2010 , CEFS Working Paper 07-2010,
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2010
Marc Steffen Rapp and Michael Wolff
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 679 (25,183)

Abstract:

executive compensation, corporate governance, Germany, two-tier system

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Aktienbasierte Langfristanreize im Rahmen der Vorstandsverguetung - Evidenz auf Basis Deutscher Prime Standard Unternehmen (Stock-Based Incentives in Executive Compensation Packages - Evidence from German Prime Standard Firms)

Die Betriebswirtschaft (DBW), Vol. 70, No. 4, pp. 311-330, August 2011, CEFS Working Paper No. 2009-03
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
Marc Steffen Rapp, Philipp Schaller and Michael Wolff
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies and University of Göttingen
Downloads 579 (30,637)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Executive compensation, incentives, corporate governance, Germany

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Kodexakzeptanz 2012: Analyse der Entsprechenserklärungen zum Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex (Code Compliance 2012: Analysis of the Declarations of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code)

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 19 May 2013
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management | Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 525 (39,751)

Abstract:

corporate governance, German Corporate Governance Code, compliance, governance rating, Germany

5.

Hard or Soft Regulation of Corporate Governance?

HHL Research Paper Series in Corporate Governance No. 6
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2011
Marc Steffen Rapp, Thomas Schmid and Michael Wolff
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 514 (31,988)

Abstract:

corporate governance, code of best practice, firm performance, Germany

6.

Remuneration of Executives in German Prime Standard Firms - Empirical Evidence (Verguetung von Vorstandsorganen deutscher Aktiengesellschaften: Ergebnisse einer Analyse der deutschen Prime Standard Unternehmen)

Zeitschrift für Corporate Governance, Vol. 2, pp. 901-905, 2009,
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
Cornelia Ernst, Marc Steffen Rapp and Michael Wolff
Technische Universität München (TUM) - Chair of Business and International Financial Management, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

Executive compensation, remuneration, Germany

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Determinants of Director Compensation in Two-Tier Systems: Evidence from German Panel Data

Review of Managerial Science, CEFS Working Paper 06-2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2010
University of Karlsruhe - Institute for Management, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 491 (39,364)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Director Compensation, Corporate Governance, Outside Directors, Two-tier System, Agency Costs

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Kodexakzeptanz 2013: Analyse der Entsprechenserklärungen zum Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex (Code Compliance 2013: Analysis of the Declarations of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code)

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 19 May 2013
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management | Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

corporate governance, German Corporate Governance Code, compliance, governance rating, Germany

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Kodexakzeptanz 2014: Analyse der Entsprechenserklärungen von DAX- und MDAX-Gesellschaften zum Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex (Code Compliance 2014: Analysis of the Declarations of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code)

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 May 2014
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management | Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 379 (45,182)

Abstract:

corporate governance, German Corporate Governance Code, compliance, governance rating, Germany

10.

The German Corporate Governance Code: Experience From the Years 2002-2009

HHL Research Paper Series in Corporate Governance No. 1, Zeitschrift für Corporate Governance, 20011 (different title),
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2011
Technische Universität München, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, DWS Investments and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

corporate governance, soft regulation, Germany, German corporate governance code

11.

Ausgewählte Aspekte der Vorstandsvergütung in börsennotierten Unternehmen: Vergütungspraktiken im europäischen Vergleich (Selected Aspects of Executive Compensation in Listed Firms: Remuneration Practices in Europe)

Zeitschrift für Corporate Governance, April 2011,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2011
Technische Universität München (TUM) - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS), University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Remuneration, Europe

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Selected Aspects of Executive Remuneration in Listed Firms: Family vs. Non-Family Firms (Ausgewählte Aspekte der Vorstandsvergütung in Börsennotierten Unternehmen: Familien- vs. Nicht-Familienunternehmen)

Zeitschrift für Corporate Governance, No. 3, 2010,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2010
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Family Firms, Remuneration, Germany

13.

On the Structure and Size of Executive Compensation Packages in German Prime Standard Firms (Struktur und Höhe von Vorstandsbezügen in deutschen Prime Standard Unternehmen)

Die Aktiengesellschaft, 8/2009, R156-R160
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2009
Marc Steffen Rapp, Philipp Schaller and Michael Wolff
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies and University of Göttingen
Downloads 318 (70,562)

Abstract:

Executive compensation, remuneration, Germany

14.

Who is Asking the Shareholders? Voting on Management Compensation in German Listed Firms – Evidence from the Annual Meeting Season 2010 (Wer fragt die Aktionäre? - Abstimmung über das Vorstandsvergütungssystem: Erfahrungen aus der HV-Saison 2010)

HHL Research Paper Series in Corporate Governance No. 2
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Dec 2010
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, HHL - Leipzig Graduate School of Management and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

management compensation, remuneration, say-on-pay, corporate governance, Germany, shareholder meeting

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Ausgewählte Aspekte Der Vorstandsvergütung: Say-on-Pay-Abstimmungen Im Rahmen Der Hauptversammlung – Ergebnisse Einer Empirischen Analyse Der HV-Saison 2010 (Selected Aspects of Executive Remuneration in Listed Firms: Say-on-Pay Votes at the Annual Meeting - Results of an Empirical Analysis from the Annual Meeting Season 2010)

HHL Center for Corporate Governance Research Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Marc Eulerich, Marc Steffen Rapp and Michael Wolff
University of Duisburg-Essen, Mercator School of Management, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 273 (69,378)

Abstract:

Say-on-Pay, Management Compensation, VorstAG

16.

Stock-Based Incentives: Design and Implications for Firm Performance

“Highly Commended” Award at the 7th International Conference on Corporate Governance at Birmingham Business School in June 2009,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Marc Steffen Rapp, Philipp Schaller and Michael Wolff
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies and University of Göttingen
Downloads 245 (90,757)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Incentives, management compensation, stock-based compensation, corporate governance

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Praxis der Aufsichtsratsvergütung in börsennotierten Unternehmen: Status Quo und Herausforderungen (Practice of Director Compensation in Listed Firms: Status Quo and Challenges)

Zeitschrift für Führung & Organisation, August 2011 , HHL Research Paper Series in Corporate Governance No. 3, April 2011,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2012
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Philipps University Marburg, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 222 (95,551)

Abstract:

Director Compensation, Remuneration, Incentives, Corporate Governance

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Corporate Governance and Stock-Based Incentives – An Analysis of European Firms

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
University of Karlsruhe, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Technische Universität München (TUM) and University of Göttingen
Downloads 222 (108,207)

Abstract:

Stock-Based Incentives, Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance, Europe

19.

Director Networks, Firm Performance, and Shareholder Base

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Oct 2010
Dominik Böhler, Marc Steffen Rapp and Michael Wolff
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 216 (102,384)

Abstract:

director networks, investor base, corporate governance, inter-organizational relationships

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Kodexakzeptanz 2011: Analyse der Entsprechenserklärungen zum Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex (Code Compliance 2011: Analysis of the Declarations of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code)

Der Aufsichtsrat, 2011, HHL Research Paper Series in Corporate Governance No. 5 - July 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 19 May 2013
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management | Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 182 (124,738)

Abstract:

corporate governance, german corporate governance code, compliance

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Do Stock-Based Incentives Promote Long-Term Oriented Firm Behavior? Evidence from the Recent Credit Crises (Fördern Aktienkursbasierte Vergütungsinstrumente Langfristig Orientierte Unternehmensentscheidungen? Lehren aus der Kreditkrise)

Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Marc Steffen Rapp, Philipp Schaller and Michael Wolff
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies and University of Göttingen
Downloads 154 (140,708)

Abstract:

Executive compensation, investment behavior, long-term orientation, corporate governance

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Akzeptanz des Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex: Governance-Indizes und Unternehmenseigenschaften (Code Compliance: Governance Indices and Firm Characteristics)

HHL Research Paper Series in Corporate Governance No. 11 - May 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management | Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 152 (116,419)

Abstract:

corporate governance, German Corporate Governance Code, compliance, governance rating, Germany

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Aktuelle Entwicklungen bei der Aufsichtsratsvergütung (Current Trends in the Compensation of Non-Executive Directors in Germany)

Der Aufsichtsrat, Vol. 9, No 11, November 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2012
Yves Metzner, Marc Steffen Rapp and Michael Wolff
Philipps University Marburg, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 127 (138,620)

Abstract:

Director Compensation, Corporate Governance, Outside Directors, Two-tier System

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Kodexakzeptanz 2015: Analyse der Entsprechenserklärungen von DAX- und MDAX-Gesellschaften zum Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex (Code Compliance 2015: Analysis of the Declarations of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code)

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management | Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 112 (96,295)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, German Corporate Governance Code, Compliance, Governance Rating, Germany

25.

Remuneration of Non-Executive Directors in German Listed Firms: An Empirical Note

HHL Research Paper Series in Corporate Governance, No. 12, May 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jun 2013
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Philipps University Marburg, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 102 (164,875)

Abstract:

Non-executive compensation, incentives, corporate governance, Germany

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VBM in Deutschland: Status quo und Herausforderungen (VBM in Germany: Status Quo and Challenges)

Controlling - Zeitschrift für erfolgsorientierte Unternehmenssteuerung (Forthcoming),
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Duff and Phelps GmbH and University of Göttingen
Downloads 90 (123,576)

Abstract:

best-practice, implementation, success factors, survey, value-based management

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When Elites Forget Their Duties: The Double‐Edged Sword of Prestigious Directors on Boards

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 54, Issue 7, pp. 1050-1078, 2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, University of Göttingen and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Abstract:

corporate elite, corporate governance, director network, institutions, prestigious directors

28.

Code Compliance Study 2017 - Analysis of the Declarations of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code (Version May 2015)

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Jun 2017
Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL) - Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, DWS Investments and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, German Corporate Governance Code, Compliance, Governance Rating, Germany

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Kodexakzeptanz 2017: Analyse Der Entsprechenserklärungen Von Dax-Und Mdax-Gesellschaften Zum Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex (Code Compliance 2017: Analysis of the Declarations of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code)

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Apr 2017
Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL) - Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, DWS Investments and University of Göttingen
Downloads 0 (156,028)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, German Corporate Governance Code, Compliance, Governance Rating, Germany

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10 Jahre Transparenz in der Aufsichtsratsvergütung deutscher Prime Standard Unternehmen: Trends von 2004 bis 2014 (10 Years Transparency in Director Compensation of German Prime Standard Firms: Trends from 2004 to 2014)

ZCG Zeitschrift für Corporate Governance (Forthcoming),
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics and University of Göttingen
Downloads 0 (258,810)

Abstract:

Director Compensation, Corporate Governance, Outside Directors, Two-tier System

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Kodexakzeptanz 2016: Analyse der Entsprechenserklärungen von DAX- und MDAX-Gesellschaften zum Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex (Code Compliance 2016: Analysis of the Declarations of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code)

Kodexakzeptanz 2016
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL) - Center for Corporate Governance, University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, DWS Investments and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, German Corporate Governance Code, Compliance, Governance Rating, Germany

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Drivers of Value Creation – The Role of Value-Based Management and Underlying Institutions

Management Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2016
Sebastian Firk, Sebastian Schrapp and Michael Wolff
University of Göttingen, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) and University of Göttingen
Downloads 0 (148,087)

Abstract:

Value-based management; external institutions; empirical study; contingencies; firm performance

33.

CEO Contract Design Regulation and Risk-Taking

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Nov 2015
Johannes Sauset, Phillip Waller and Michael Wolff
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Department of Economics, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) and University of Göttingen
Downloads 0 (297,829)

Abstract:

Management compensation; CEO contract design; Risk-taking; Institutional differences

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Exploring Value-Based Management Sophistication - The Role of of Potential Economic Benefits and Institutional Influences

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Sebastian Firk, Torben Schmidt and Michael Wolff
University of Göttingen, University of Göttingen and University of Göttingen
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Abstract:

Value-based Management, management accounting practices, practice variation, institutions