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Two Faces of a Control Freak: Decomposing Authoritarian Leadership and its Effects on Work Unit Effectiveness
Decomposing authoritarian leadership into two essential elements - authoritarian decision making and authoritarian decision implementation, this dissertation focuses on disentangling the relationship between authoritarian leadership and work unit effectiveness, the relationship that has confused leadership researchers for ...
Venture Capital Directors, Earnings Manipulation, & Firm Performance
The accounting system allows for flexibility in how earnings are presented, and this flexibility is susceptible to the incentives for managers and controlling stakeholders. Venture Capital (VC) firms have competing incentives when it comes to bringing portfolio firms public at an initial public offering (IPO), and the power ...
Organizational Genealogy: Boundaries and Extensions of the Biological Metaphor
Management scholars have long sought to understand the genesis of core strategies and practices that are selected at the formation of new entrepreneurial ventures. Past work has drawn from the biological sciences, invoking genealogy in an effort to better define the legacy benefits passed from parent firms to their associated ...