ARTICLES WITH TAG: Governance

TOP RESEARCH The CEO’s Journey to Sustainability
Sustainability

The CEO’s Journey to Sustainability

by Stefan Gröschl

Stefan Gröschl, Prof. of Management at ESSEC Business School and spokesman on CSR, shares his latest research on ex-Puma CEO Jochen Zeitz and the journey to sustainability.Our lessons come from the journey, not the destination

Shareholder activism in France: the good, the bad, and the ugly
Sustainability

Shareholder activism in France: the good, the bad, and the ugly

by Viviane De Beaufort

Europe is far from the Far West, but according to Professor Viviane de Beaufort, Director of the European Center for Law and Economics (CEDE), shots have started flying!

Are CEOs Worth Their Sky-High Salary?
Leadership

Are CEOs Worth Their Sky-High Salary?

by Stefan Gröschl

Professor Stefan Groschl analyses three common assumptions about CEOs and their often sky-high salaries.

Can Professors Contribute to Society Outside of the Lecture Hall?
Sustainability

Can Professors Contribute to Society Outside of the Lecture Hall?

by Charles Cho

Professors are expected to have a higher standard of professional ethics, which may help obtain better CSR performance ratings. From the paper “Professors on the Board: Do They Contribute to Society Outside the Classroom?” by Prof. Charles Cho at ESSEC Business School, Jay Heon Jung, Byungjin Kwak, Jaywon Lee, and Choong-Yuel Yoo. Published in The Journal of Business Ethics.

The Old Girls Club: Gender Quotas and Women as Role Models
Sustainability

The Old Girls Club: Gender Quotas and Women as Role Models

by Junko Takagi

Men have a multitude of role models in upper-level positions to choose from in terms of designing their career paths. Women, on the other hand, have a much harder time identifying useful role models

TOP RESEARCH Should corporations be made accountable for risky behavior?
Sustainability

Should corporations be made accountable for risky behavior?

by Marie-Laure Djelic

Should corporations be made accountable for risky behavior?

Can Generation “Y” Change the Way we Think About Business?
Sustainability

Can Generation “Y” Change the Way we Think About Business?

by Editor ESSEC Knowledge

The financial crisis brutally revealed that there was something fundamentally wrong with our current picture of business.

Our idea of business is broken, but there's hope for the future
Sustainability

Our idea of business is broken, but there's hope for the future

by Editor ESSEC Knowledge

R. Edward Freeman on Stakeholder Theory

Free Market Capitalism, More Than Sixty Years in the Making
Sustainability

Free Market Capitalism, More Than Sixty Years in the Making

by Marie-Laure Djelic

To know where you are going, you have to know where you have been.

TOP RESEARCH New CEO, Better Performance?
Leadership

New CEO, Better Performance?

by Paul André

Findings show that while firms generally replace CEOs to improve performance, these disruptive changes in difficult times can actually make things worse.

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