Video: Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Michael C. Jensen - Part 2 Video 3

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Michael C. Jensen

Harvard Business School; SSRN; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI); Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit

Ralph A. Walkling

Drexel University - Lebow College of Business

Date Written: December 20, 2011

Abstract

This interview is Part 2 of a two-part series (which series contains 2 pdf files of the transcripts and 4 videos) in which Professor Ralph Walkling, the Stratakis Chair in Corporate Governance and Executive Director of the Center for Corporate Governance at Drexel University, interviews Professor Michael C. Jensen, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, of the Harvard Business School, on topics ranging from his early work to current research.

Professor Jensen discusses the creation of "Jensen’s Alpha", the market model, the founding of the Journal of Financial Economics (JFE) and the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) and his current research on leadership, integrity and ontology. In addition, he reflects on on influential colleagues and provides advice to new professors.

The second pdf file of the full interview can be downloaded from this page and links to all 4 of the videos are available directly below.

Part (1) Video (1) PDF file of the Transcript of the first half of the full interview is available here.

Part (1) Video (2)

Part (2) Video (3) PDF file of the Transcript of the second half of the full interview is available here.

Part (2) Video (4). .


Keywords: Epistomology, Ontology, Ontological Constraints, Context, Knowing vs. Being, Leadership, Agency Theory, SSRN, JFE, Integrity, Jensen's Alpha, Passion, Authenticity, Commitment

JEL Classification: A13, D74, G14, G30, L21, M10

Suggested Citation

Jensen, Michael C. and Walkling, Ralph August, Video: Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Michael C. Jensen - Part 2 Video 3 (December 20, 2011). Journal of Applied Finance, No. 1, 2011; Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper; Barbados Group Working Paper No. 11-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1863994 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1863994

Michael C. Jensen (Contact Author)

Harvard Business School ( email )

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Negotiations, Organizations & Markets
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United States
617-510-3363 (Phone)
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HOME PAGE: http://drfd.hbs.edu/fit/public/facultyInfo.do?facInfo=ovr&facId=6484

SSRN ( email )

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) ( email )

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European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) ( email )

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Belgium

Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit ( email )

Soldiers Field
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Ralph August Walkling

Drexel University - Lebow College of Business ( email )

LeBow College of Business
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States
(215) 895-4920 (Phone)
(215) 895-6119 (Fax)

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