accounting

How Better Benefits Affect the Bottom Line

Good unemployment benefits are critical for many out-of-work individuals who need to make ends meet while searching for a new job. But the safety net those benefits provide can cause a big hit to employees’ productivity at companies, according to new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The research pinpoints a way for companies to mitigate the problem and actually increase productivity: Offer additional great benefits to entice employees to work hard.

Business Gets Personal For CFOs

Is a senior executive more likely to sugarcoat how well the firm is doing if that person sits on the company’s board of directors?

New research from Emanuel Zur, assistant professor of accounting and information assurance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, finds that the executive’s status with the board of directors does indeed have an impact.

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