In institutional regimes with weak creditors' rights, some company insiders might take advantage of bankruptcy rules by intentionally making their companies look less valuable. This creates problems for creditors and makes it harder for these companies to succeed in the future. To shed new light on the drivers of such opportunistic behaviors, recent research compares bankrupt British, American and Indian firms. It shows that Indian firms were more likely to be classified as “willful defaulters” indicating that bankruptcy decisions may be due to insiders' opportunistic behavior. It also suggests that such fraudulent bankruptcy behaviors can be countered through market reforms.
Protests sparked by the death of a 22-year old Kurdish woman and roaring across Iran for more than a week indicate the depth of grievances Iranians have against the Islamist regime, Northeastern University's experts say, but it is difficult to predict whether they will lead to any change in the country and in the state of women's rights.
D'Amore-McKim Professor Timothy Hoff was recently named the 2022 Myron D. Fottler Exceptional Service Award winner. This accolade is the most distinguished honor bestowed by the Health Care Management (HCM) Division within the Academy of Management (AOM).
Is quiet quitting real, or just “new packaging for old problems?” Northeastern's Jamie Ladge, of the D'Amore-McKim School of Business, weighs in.
The founder of Patagonia gave away his company to fight climate change Is that really as good as it sounds?
Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard's unconventional decision to transfer ownership of his billion-dollar company to a newly created trust and nonprofit to fight climate change sounds like good news. But it could have some unintended consequences, Northeastern experts say.
Quiet quitting is all the buzz on social media. Originating from Tik Tok creator @zaidleppelin, it's made the rounds on every platform from Tik Tok to LinkedIn. We sat down with Associate Teaching Professor Curtis Odom EdD to understand the nuances of this new workplace phenomenon.
The Dean's Corner series provides a first-person, informative narrative of exciting and important happenings at Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Business. In this installment from Interim Dean Emery Trahan, he sets the stage for an exciting 2022-23 academic year.
President Joe Biden celebrated Thursday a tentative labor agreement that averted a strike of U.S. freight trains. But the crisis has not yet been averted, warns Nada Sanders, distinguished professor of supply chain management at Northeastern.
The D'Amore-McKim School of Business is pleased to announce the addition of 23 new full-time faculty to its impressive body of fellow intellectuals, innovators, and leaders this fall. Their collective accomplishments and experiences will help enrich our students' journeys and prepare them for future-focused global business endeavors.
How a Northeastern degree in business empowered this entrepreneur to start a women's fashion brand in Nigeria
Temidola Ikomi, a 2017 graduate of the D'Amore-McKim School of Business and co-founder of an African-inspired fashion brand in Nigeria, won a 2022 Innovator Award, presented by Northeastern's Women Who Empower.