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Which Types of Analyst Firms Are More Optimistic
Abstract Research optimism among securities analysts has been attributed to incentives provided by underwriting activities. We examine how analysts’ forecast and recommendation optimism varies withExpand
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Can They Take It With Them? The Portability of Star Knowledge Workers' Performance
This paper examines the portability of star security analysts' performance. Expand
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What Drives Sell-Side Analyst Compensation at High-Status Investment Banks?
We use proprietary data from a major investment bank to investigate factors associated with analysts’ annual compensation. We find compensation to be positively related to "All-Star" recognition,Expand
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Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth: How High-Status Individuals Decrease Group Effectiveness
Can groups become effective simply by assembling high-status individual performers? Though an affirmative answer may seem straightforward on the surface, this answer becomes more complicated whenExpand
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Buy-Side vs. Sell-Side Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts
The study reported here is a comparison of the earnings-forecasting performance of analysts at a large buy-side firm with the performance of sell-side analysts in the 1997–2004 period. The tests showExpand
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Leadership is a conversation.
Globalization and new technologies have sharply reduced the efficacy of command-and-control management and its accompanying forms of corporate communication. In the course of a recent researchExpand
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Talk, Inc.: How Trusted Leaders Use Conversation to Power their Organizations
Conversation-powered leadership How can leaders make their big or growing companies feel small again? How can they recapture the "magic"--the tight strategic alignment, the high level of employeeExpand
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Employee motivation: a powerful new model.
Motivating employees begins with recognizing that to do their best work, people must be in an environment that meets their basic emotional drives to acquire, bond, comprehend, and defend. So sayExpand
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Hiring Stars and Their Colleagues: Exploration and Exploitation in Professional Service Firms
This paper examines exploration and exploitation in professional service firms by focusing on the individuals who carry out the Exploration and exploitation activities. Expand
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Dysfunction in the Boardroom
While several countries have passed legislation requiring boards to meet certain thresholds for female membership and others are considering such mandates, quotas remain a contentious andExpand
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