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    • The B Corporation: Economic through on 'doing good' and the profit motive 

      Ball, Jennifer (Jennifer Ann)
      In a recent op-ed in the New York Times, David Brooks stated, "B corporations are a way to transcend the contradictions between the ineffective parts of the social sector and myopic capitalism." Since "myopic capitalism" ...
    • Backdated Stock Options: Crosscurrents from GAAP to the Capital Markets 

      Moellenberndt, Richard; Martin, James
      Stock options are a major component of executive pay in America today. With this popularity comes opportunities for individuals to improperly enrich themselves through manipulation of key dates related to the stock options ...
    • The Bankruptcy Option: Does the United Airlines Model Work for General Motors? 

      Martin, James; Schrum, Janice
      This case analyzes the actions taken (or potentially taken) by two financially distressed American corporate icons. The first company, United Airlines (UAL), awash in debt, filed for bankruptcy in 2002. . . . General ...
    • Beauty as Capital 

      Yin, Bingqing; Pryor, Susie
      The aim of this paper is to provide a framework for understanding how beauty may operate as, and generate, various forms of capital. Research has repeatedly demonstrated that beauty is positively related to social and ...
    • "Big Three" of the Auto Industry: Analyzing and Predicting Performance 

      Hull, Robert M.; Avey Nicholas
      We analyze the financial performance of three leading automobile manufacturers (referred to as the "Big Three"). The analysis incorporates the use of leading finance web sites with traditional and newer financial ratio ...
    • Body Mass Index And Women's Work Behavior In The United States: Much Ado About (Practically) Nothing 

      Ball, Jennifer
      Most research in the area of economics and obesity attempts to identify the cause(s) of the increase in the average body mass index (BMI) in developed countries. Common themes include lower relative food prices, technological ...
    • Building a 21st century library: Golf course included 

      Weber, Kelley A.
      Instead of making incremental changes to address a library that was 30 years old and 29 years out of date, Washburn University of Topeka, Kansas, chose to start over, and include an 18-hole miniature golf course in the ...
    • Building symbiotic sustainable business model :The ADCAM, Massai commmunity and Pikolino 

      Juma, Norma
      The case focuses on how the Pikolinos Group Inc., Multinational Corporation created a viable business collaboration with an indigenous community, Maasai of Kenya and Tanzania. The case details the pivotal role of ADCAM, ...
    • Business Case For Commitment To Diversity 

      Slater, Stanley F.; Weigand, Robert A.; Zwirlein, Thomas J.
      Does an organization's commitment to diversity--as reflected by CEO commitment, human capital, corporate communication (internal and external), and supplier diversity--result in competitive advantage and superior financial ...
    • Calculated Intangible Value And Brand Recognition 

      Boncella, Ann Marie; Martin James; Boncella, Robert J.
      How can a company value its various intangible assets? By definition, intangible is "a good, service, or effect that has no monetary value." One example of an intangible asset is employee knowledge. For instance, an ...
    • Capital City Corporation: A Case Study in Financial Analysis and Forecasting for Shareholder Value Creation 

      Irons, Robert; Weigand, Robert A.0
      A firm's senior management team must reach a consensus regarding key strategic decisions available to the company. A comprehensive financial analysis of the firm's past performance and future prospects is necessary to ...
    • A Capital Decision-Making with Growth: An Instructional Class Exercise 

      Hull, Robert M.
      This paper offers an instructional class exercise of the capital structure decision-making process. The exercise applies four gain to leverage (GL) equations including a recent GL equation that ties together the plowback-payout ...
    • A Capital Structure Model 

      Hull, Robert M.
      This paper develops a capital structure model (CSM) that offers perpetuity gain to leverage (GL) equations for debt-to-equity and equity-for debt exchanges. The perpetuity CSM equations presented in this paper have two ...
    • A capital structure model (CSM) with tax rate changes 

      Hull, Robert M.
      Perpetuity gain to leverage (GL) research originates in Modigliani and Miller (1963) and was extended by Miller (1977) to incorporate personal taxes. This research analyzes GL when issuing debt to retire unlevered equity. ...
    • A Capital Structure Model (CSM) with Wealth Transfers 

      Hull, Robert M.
      Perpetuity gain to leverage (GL) research originating in Modigliani and Miller (1963) and Miller (1977) analyzes the change in value from issuing debt to retire unleveraged equity. Hull (2007, 2010) extends this research ...
    • A Capital Structure Model with Growth 

      Hull, Robert M.
      This paper broadens perpetuity gain to level (GL) research by analyzing the role of growth within the capital structure model (CSM) formalized by Hull (2007). We contrast the cost of using internal equity versus external ...
    • A Capital Structure Model with Growth (FINAL) 

      Hull, Robert M.
      This paper broadens perpetuity gain to leverage (GL) research by analyzing the role of growth within the Capital Structure Model (CSM) formalized by Hull (2007). We demonstrate that internal equity is more expensive than ...
    • Carving nature at its joints: Philosophical perspectives on accounting entities 

      Moore, Louella
      The complex task of carving nature at its joints is central to financial accounting practice. Yet basic philosophical problems and assumptions inherent in categorizing and representing selected aspects of reality are set ...
    • Causality of Women's Labor Force Participation and Education 

      Walker, Rosemary; Ball, Jennifer
      Labor force studies have confirmed that women who have more education are more likely to participate in the labor force. However, whether women work because they have more education, or women pursue education because they ...
    • Changing Perspectives on Corporate Payout Policy: From Cash Dividends to Share Repurchase 

      Weigand, Robert A.
      Considerable evidence exists that investors' high regard for regular dividend payments is well-founded. Dividends are tangible cash flow streams that give stocks their intrinsic value, in addition to lowering risk and ...