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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 with… Expand
Can They Take It With Them? The Portability of Star Knowledge Workers' Performance
This paper examines the portability of star security analysts' performance. Expand
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
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 when… Expand
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 show… Expand
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 research… Expand
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 employee… Expand
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 say… Expand
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