Mendoza School of Business


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    May 22, 2019
    Executive compensation: Is it corrupted?

    Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance and Dean of Mendoza Martijn Cremers' co-authored research paper was published on the Columbia Law School's blog on corporations and the capital markets.

    The CLS Blue Sky Blog

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    May 22, 2019
    Study shows concerns often not offered or accepted in close employee-manager relationships

    "Who Says There's a Problem? Preferences on the Sending and Receiving of Prohibitive Voice" is forthcoming in Human Relations from Charlice Hurst, assistant professor of management and organization, and Ken Kelley, Edward F. Sorin Society Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. The study examined when employees engage in prohibitive voice and when leaders listen.

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    May 21, 2019
    Concerns often not offered or accepted in close employee-manager relationships, study shows

    Research has long suggested that strong relationships between managers and employees lead to positive outcomes, including employees feeling safe to speak up and take risks. But new research from the University of Notre Dame shows that employees may not want to sacrifice social capital with their leader by voicing concerns.

    Shannon Roddel

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    May 6, 2019
    Going rate: How the cost of debt differs for private and public firms on the bond market

    It's no secret that privately held companies incur higher debt costs on the bond market than their publicly traded counterparts. At the end of the day, private firms pay about 1 percent more to publicly finance their debt and have a worse S&P 500 bond rating, according to a University of Notre Dame study that tested some of the factors influencing these cost variations.

    Melissa Jackson