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Reuters Breakingviews: Boardroom gender quotas have hidden value

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas make no real difference, finds a new global study from Cambridge Judge Business School and the 30% Club.…

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Business Standard: Targets with teeth

Gender quotas in boardrooms is not the best way to retain women in senior positions, according to a new study led by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School. The study looked at 1,071 companies…

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The Scotsman: Workplace pay statistics make disheartening reading

Study led by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge, finds that quotas make no real difference to female representation in top executive roles. The study found that “soft legislation” like director term limits and gender diversity…

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City AM: International Women’s Day 2016: Sorry, but quotas aren’t the way to get more women into executive roles

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas make no real difference, finds a new study from Cambridge Judge Business School and the 30% Club. “The…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Earnings manipulation unmasked

If a company “beats” analyst expectations for a series of consecutive reporting periods, some sceptics might wonder if the numbers are simply too good to be true. A study co-authored by Dr Jenny Chu, University Lecturer in Accounting at Cambridge…

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Reuters Breakingviews: Beat surrender

A study co-authored by Jenny Chu, University Lecturer in Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, shows how companies that manipulate their results only delay the inevitable for no gain – “and when reality bites, share-price falls are precipitous.” Read the…

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Too good to be true?

There is a clear connection between earnings manipulation and a string of consecutive "beats" of analyst expectations, finds study co-authored at University of Cambridge Judge Business School. If a company "beats" analyst expectations for a series of consecutive reporting periods,…

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The Economist: How companies massage their profits to beat market forecasts

Executives have every incentive to match or beat forecasts as the market punishes those that fail to do so. That, in turn, hurts the value of the share options which are the best hope of making the executives rich. A…

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CEO pay paper award

Research on the link between compensation consultants and higher CEO pay wins Corporate Finance award from the Financial Management Association. A research paper from Cambridge Judge that found a clear link between the hiring of compensation consultants and higher CEO…

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The Economist: Executive compensation: If you hire them, pay will come

The research on executive pay by Cambridge Judge’s Professor Raghu Rau, Dr Jenny Chu and PhD Jonathan Faasse is featured second time in The Economist. The study shows that executives are paid more if company hires 'compensation consultants'. Read the…

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