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Business school woes, black female execs, work-life backlash

01 Oct 2019
AOM Insights


Perfect Storm or Climate Change for Business Schools?

While research findings have painted a rosy picture about how such policies are a “win-win” for employer and employee, more recent studies reveal a dark side that has largely been swept under the rug.

CEOs who are perceived as conscientious are considered less risky and more able to translate risk into returns for shareholders, while CEOs seen as neurotic or extraverted are considered more risky and less able to translate risk into returns.

When it comes to making mistakes, organizations with bad reputations often get a pass from journalists. And those mistakes are not minor slipups, but major oil spills.


Focusing solely on maximizing value for shareholders can boost stock prices in the short term, but it’s also a pathway to long-term disaster.

Researchers detail four ways companies promote economic inequality and four ways companies suffer the consequences.

Narrowing the Wage Gap
AOM Specialized Conferences

April 15-17, 2020, at IPADE Business School in Mexico City, is designed to:

1. Foster the development of research from Latin American scholars and institutions.

2. Create opportunities for leading scholars to learn more about how their work relates to relevant issues embedded within the Latin America context.

3. Establish connections between management educators and scholars from Latin America and those from other parts of the world.

are now open.








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