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Financial Times: How to spot companies at risk of earnings manipulation

Dr Jenny Chu, University Lecturer in Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on her new study on corporate earnings manipulation. The study says the power of a company’s CEO plays a role in the likelihood of earnings manipulation linked…

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What motivates a firm to manipulate earnings?

A strong CEO and an increase in institutional shareholding both play a role in the likelihood of earnings manipulation, linked to beating analyst forecasts, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. The power of a company's CEO plays a…

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European Business Review: We need a greater focus on the benefits women in top executive roles bring to companies

Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses women’s leadership in business and why companies need to increase the number of senior female executives. “Recruiting women to corporate boards and top executive roles helps businesses…

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Business Because: Harvard Business School is helping women break into the boardroom

Harvard Business School is launching an executive education course to help senior female managers break into the boardroom. “Unconscious bias is detrimental [to women’s career advancement]. Business schools can play a big role in making managers aware of this bias,”…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Theresa May won’t like this…

New UK disclosure rules did not curb CEO pay or improve pay-performance link, but instead led to “opportunistic reporting” for reputation management, finds study co-authored by Dr Jenny Chu, University Lecturer in Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School. The study…

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The Wall Street Journal: The morning risk report: CEO-employee pay ratio disclosure no panacea

In an article about US companies disclosing the ratio of a CEO’s compensation package to that of an average employee, Dr Jenny Chu notes that instead of disclosing a simple ratio, the final disclosure policy relates only to changes in…

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Financial Times: UK disclosure rules tying CEO pay and performance not working

New UK disclosure rules did not curb CEO pay or improve pay-performance link, but instead led to “opportunistic reporting” for reputation management, finds study co-authored by Dr Jenny Chu, University Lecturer in Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School. The study…

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‘Form over substance’ in new UK company reporting rules?

New UK disclosure rules did not curb CEO pay or improve pay-performance link, but instead led to "opportunistic reporting" for reputation management, finds study by Cambridge Judge Business School and King's College London. The first year of new UK disclosure rules…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Gender diversity and executive roles

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas make no real difference, finds study from Cambridge Judge Business School and the 30% Club. “We found that…

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LexisNexis: Strategies to get women into senior roles – does any of it work?

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas make no real difference, finds new study from Cambridge Judge Business School and the 30% Club. “The study…

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