Karen H. Wruck

Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance

Professor

2100 Neil Avenue

Columbus, OH 43210-1144

United States

http://https://fisher.osu.edu/people/wruck.1

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28

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Scholarly Papers (28)

Science, Specific Knowledge, and Total Quality Management

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 10, No. 2, Summer 1997
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jan 1998
Karen H. Wruck and Michael C. Jensen
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and SSRN
Downloads 5,013 (1,125)
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Science, Specific Knowledge and Total Quality Management

Harvard Business School Working Paper No 94-003
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jul 1994
Karen H. Wruck and Michael C. Jensen
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and SSRN
Downloads 1,983 (5,638)
Citation 35

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Organizations and Markets: History and Development of the CCMO Course and the Field (1st of 4 CCMO documents)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Apr 1998
SSRN, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard Business School, Finance Unit and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
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Coordination, Control, and the Management of Organizations: Course Content and Materials (3rd of 4 CCMO documents)

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Karen H. Wruck and Michael C. Jensen
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and SSRN
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Coordination, Control, and the Management of Organizations: Practice Questions (4th of 4 CCMO documents)

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 20 Apr 1998
SSRN, Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased), HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
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Compensation, Incentives and Organizational Change: Ideas and Evidence from Theory and Practice

Dice Working Paper No. 2000-3
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Karen H. Wruck
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
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Compensation, Incentives and Organizational Change: Ideas and Evidence from Theory and Practice

BREAKING THE CODE OF CHANGE, Michael Beer and Nitin Nohria, Eds, Harvard Business School Press, Boston
Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Karen H. Wruck
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance

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Financial Conservatism: Evidence on Capital Structure from Low Leverage Firms

AFA 2002 Atlanta; Dice Ctr. Working Paper No. 2001-6
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 May 2001
Bernadette A. Minton and Karen H. Wruck
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 2,545 (3,029)
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A Clinical Exploration of Value Creation and Destruction in Acquisitions: Organization Design, Incentives, and Internal Capital Markets

Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) Working Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Aug 1997
Steven N. Kaplan, Mark L. Mitchell and Karen H. Wruck
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
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Asset Liquidity, Debt Covenants, and Managerial Discretion in Financial Distress: The Collapse of L.A. Gear

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2001-7; and USC Finance & Business Econ. Working Paper No. 01-12
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jun 2001
Harry DeAngelo, Linda DeAngelo and Karen H. Wruck
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 1,821 (6,194)
Citation 26

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The Ownership, Governance And Control Of Organizations: Course Module Overview Note

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Nov 1997
Karen H. Wruck
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 1,386 (10,407)

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Organization Structure, Contract Design and Government Ownership: A Clinical Analysis of German Privatization

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 97-007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Feb 1998
I. J. Alexander Dyck and Karen H. Wruck
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
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Information Problems, Conflicts of Interest and Asset Stripping: Chapter 11's Failure in the Case of Eastern Airlines

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 97-013, and/or INSEAD Working Paper 96/48/AC
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Sep 1996
Lawrence A. Weiss and Karen H. Wruck
Tufts University - The Fletcher School and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
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Citation 49

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Restructuring Top Management: Evidence from Corporate Spinoffs

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2001-15
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Oct 2001
Eric G. Wruck and Karen H. Wruck
Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 665 (29,988)
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Relationships, Corporate Governance, and Performance: Evidence from Private Placements of Common Stock

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2007-18; Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-019, Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jul 2007
Karen H. Wruck and YiLin Wu
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance
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Citation 9

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private placement, private equity, equity issuance, relationship investing, relationship investor; hierarchy of investors; agency theory; asymmetric information; entrenchment; specific investment; relationship-specific investment, governance, blockholders, ownership concentration

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A Clinical Exploration of Value Creation and Destruction in Acquisitions: Organizational Design, Incentives, and Internal Capital Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w5999
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Jul 2000
Steven N. Kaplan, Mark L. Mitchell and Karen H. Wruck
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 70 (251,196)
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Private Equity, Corporate Governance, and the Reinvention of the Market for Corporate Control

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 8-21, Summer 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Oct 2008
Karen H. Wruck
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
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Citation 8
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Do CEOs Make Their Own Luck? Relative Versus Absolute Performance Evaluation and Firm Risk

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2017-20, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2017-03-020
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Karen H. Wruck and YiLin Wu
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and National Taiwan University - Department of Economics
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CEO Compensation, Performance Measurement, Performance Metrics, Performance-Based Compensation, Relative Performance Evaluation; Absolute Performance Evaluation, CEO Incentives, CEO Stock Options, Governance, Risk, Systematic Risk, Idiosyncratic Risk, Industry Index Correlation, CEO Risk Taking, CEO

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Accounting-Based Compensation Contracts, the Cost of Borrowing, and the Structure of Corporate Debt Contracts

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2017-03-007, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2017-07
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Zhi Li, Lingling Wang and Karen H. Wruck
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, University of Connecticut - Department of Finance and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
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Accounting-based Compensation Plan, Agency Costs, Agency Problems, Bank Loans, Bond Yield, Borrowing Cost, CEO Compensation, CDS Spreads, Conflicts of Interest, Debtholder-Shareholder Conflicts, Credit Ratings, Debt Contracts, Debt Covenants, Loan Spreads, Public Bond Offerings

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Equity Incentives, Disclosure Quality, and Stock Liquidity Risk

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2017-02, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2017-03-002
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Karen H. Wruck and YiLin Wu
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and National Taiwan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (117,472)

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CEO Compensation, CEO Incentives, CEO Stock Options, Liquidity Risk, Liquidity Beta, Liquidity Commonality, Systematic Liquidity Risk, Idiosyncratic Risk, Risk-Taking Incentives, Hedging, Managerial Risk-Taking Incentives, Managerial Hedging

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Stock Prices and Top Management Changes

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 20, 1988
Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Jerold B. Warner, Ross L. Watts and Karen H. Wruck
University of Rochester – Simon Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance

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Management changes, stock price performance, governance

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American Cyanamid Case Series: (A)-Board Response to a Hostile Takeover Offer, (B)-Management's Response to the (A) Case, (A) & (B) Combined, (C)-Epilogue, and associated teaching note

Posted: 12 Sep 2000
Karen H. Wruck and Sherry Roper
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and Harvard Business School

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Government as Venture Capitalist? The Role of Organizational Structure and Contract Design in Germany's Privatization Process

European Financial Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, March 1999
Posted: 19 Oct 1998
I. J. Alexander Dyck and Karen H. Wruck
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance

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Sink or Swim? Cytec Industries' Spin-Off (Case Series)

Posted: 31 Jul 1998
Karen H. Wruck and Sherry Roper
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and Harvard Business School

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American Cyanamid Case Series: (A)-Board Response to a Hostile Takeover Offer, (B)-Management's Response to the (A) Case, (A) & (B) Combined, (C)-Epilogue, and associated teaching note.

Posted: 29 Jul 1998
Karen H. Wruck and Sherry Roper
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and Harvard Business School

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Financial Policy, Internal Control, and Performance: Sealed Air Corporation's Leveraged Special Dividend

Posted: 07 May 1998
Karen H. Wruck
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance

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Coordination, Control, and the Management of Organizations: Complete Package of Course-Related Materials (in four documents)

Posted: 20 Apr 1998
Karen H. Wruck and Michael C. Jensen
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and SSRN

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Safeway, Inc.'s Leveraged Buyout (A), Safeway, Inc.'s Leveraged Buyout (B), Safeway, Inc.'s Leveraged Buyout (C): The Media Response

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PUBLISHING
Posted: 26 Mar 1997
Karen H. Wruck and Steve-Anna Stephens
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and Harvard Business School

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Sealed Air Corporation's Leveraged Recapitalization (A), Sealed Air Corporation's Leveraged Recapitalization (B), Teaching Note-Sealed Air Corporation's Leveraged Recapitalization (A)&(B)

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PUBLISHING
Posted: 16 Oct 1996
Karen H. Wruck
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance

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The Government as Venture Capitalist? Organizational Solutions to Contracting Problems in German Privatization

Posted: 15 Apr 1996
I. J. Alexander Dyck and Karen H. Wruck
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance

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