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Home and Abroad: Balancing the Demands on Expat Managers
TAKEUCHI, Riki | SHAY, Jeffrey P. | LI, J. T.

Expatriate managers can find themselves facing two conflicting demands: carrying out the strategy of their MNE, and adapting to the circumstances of their subsidiary and host country. A manager's success at juggling these demands ...

Explaining Time Variation in Liquidity
COMERTON-FORDE, Carole | HENDERSHOTT, Terrence | M. JONES, Charles | C MOULTON, Pamela | SEASHOLES, Mark

Asset market liquidity varies considerably over time a fact that became painfully clear during the recent financial tsunami. "Illiquidity" can be defined as the price impact of buying or selling a given quantity of assets. "Liquid ...

Location and the Effects of Sex Dissimilarity in the Workplace
SHULMAN, Arthur D.

The extent to which employees identify with their work groups can be influenced by demographics. Women working in male-dominated groups, for example, tend to be evaluated negatively by their male peers and have to work harder for ...

When Gamblers Make the Wrong Call
WU, George | MARKLE, Alex B.

Decision makers are frequently called upon to make choices between gains and losses. A lot of research has been devoted to how people choose among risky choices, with a focus on either/or situations: a loss or a gain. But Alex B. ...

Basking in the Glory: How Lower Grade Firms Benefit from Others' Reputation
KUILMAN, Jeroen | LI, J. T.

A new overseas market opens and a few foreign companies move in to establish themselves and their products. These early prominent players can play an important role in establishing the legitimacy of their "population". And interes ...

On a Roll: Cross-Cultural Differences in Momentum Profits
CHUI, Andy C.W. | TITMAN, Sheridan | WEI, Kuo-chiang John

The "momentum effect" holds that stocks that performed well in the recent past will continue to do so in the near future. Yet this is far from a universal effect. Although momentum profits can be substantial in places such as the ...

Stakeholders Can Help Dig Firms Out of a Ditch
CHOI, Jaepil | WANG, Heli

A company's relations with its stakeholders can have an important bearing on its financial performance. And while this obviously holds true for shareholders, it is also the case for non-financial stakeholders such as employees, su ...

It's Not Just What's Said, It's Who Says It
GUO, Liang

Manufacturers who want to launch a new product or upgrade an old one would do well to consider the channels they use to disclose the product's quality to their consumers. Going down the wrong route may reduce profitability. That's ...

Individual Investors, Trading, and Liquidity
ANDRADE, Sandro C. | CHANG, Charles | SEASHOLES, Mark

Do individual investors, or those with little information about a company's prospects, affect stock prices? Over the past decade, this question has been at the forefront of research and debate in financial economics. On one side a ...

Boosting Creativity in the Workplace
GONG, Yaping | HUANG, Jia-Chi | FARH, Larry Jiing-Lih

Creativity can be a valuable quality in employees. It can lead them to generate new ideas and approaches, refine existing procedures, and find alternatives, thus boosting their - and their company's - performance. A new study prov ...