New research finds conflictive relations between two countries can negatively affect acquisition efforts. By Sarah Steimer Policy risk has a negative effect on whether firm acquisitions are completed, but the strength of that effect depends on how positive, negative, or ambivalent … Continue reading Considering an Acquisition in a Foreign Country? Watch Home-Host Country Relations
A new study finds that women can benefit from making innovation claims, especially in male-typed contexts like technology. By Sarah Steimer Male entrepreneurs have traditionally had the upper hand over their female counterparts when it comes to fundraising for their ventures. … Continue reading Innovation Language Pays Off for Women in Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Campaigns
This is an excerpted transcript of an SMS webinar on “Alliances in Sustainable Development & Environment Preservation” hosted by the SMS Cooperative Strategies Interest Group. It has been edited for grammar and clarity. Find the full recording at this link. … Continue reading What Fuels Reluctance on Climate Change Action?
By J Katherine Bahr CEOs have long been criticized for their tendency toward the dark triad of personality traits: narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism. Ample research shows that dark triad traits endanger profitability and productivity in myriad ways. So why are they … Continue reading The Benefits of a Machiavellian CEO
High inter-unit competition worsens the situation as narcissistic executives are concerned with their sense of superiority and uniqueness; however, high environmental complexity or dynamism can combat such negative effects as narcissistic executives can find a “cover” to learn. By Sarah Steimer … Continue reading Narcissism Harms Inter-Unit Knowledge Transfer