Read the spring 2014 issue of Research @ Smith.
Research@Smith: Spring 2014
Christine Beckman, associate professor of management and organization, earned her PhD from Stanford University. She focuses her research on organizational learning and change, entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship (for-profit and education), social and interorganizational networks, organizational growth and survival, and technology and communication.
Large Bets and Stock Market Crashes
Contrary to conventional thinking, stock market crashes are neither random nor unpredictable, according to research from Albert “Pete” Kyle, the Smith School's Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance, and Smith Assistant Professor of Finance Anna Obizhaeva.
When Jennifer Clinton, Ph.D., MBA ’08 accepted her position as president of the National Council for Visitors in 2012, she did so with the aim of helping the organization better articulate its core purpose.
New tool can help investors identify companies most likely to pay dividends or repurchase stock
For startups, getting the right mix of directors can be critical for success
Rules against seller retaliation for negative reviews improves service but shifts balance of power to buyers
Savvy investors separate wishful thinking from meaningful facts in earnings statements
Something significant will happen for the Smith School of Business at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting Aug. 1-5, 2014, in Philadelphia. Debra Shapiro, the school’s Clarice Smith Professor of Management, will start a one-year term as president-elect of the professional association.