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    • Choosing To Be "Good": How Managers Determine Their Impact on Financial and Social Performance 

      Hong, Bryan; Minor, Dylan Blu (2015-07-29)
      We investigate the relationship between a manager’s influence on firm financial and social performance. To examine the mechanism governing the relationship between a manager’s investment decisions along both dimensions of ...
    • Competing Matchmakers: An Experimental Analysis 

      Hossain, Tanjim; Minor, Dylan Blu; Morgan, John (INFORMS, 2011)
      Platform competition is ubiquitous, yet platform market structure is little understood. Theory models typically suffer from equilibrium multiplicity—platforms might coexist or the market might tip to either platform. We ...
    • Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation for Corporate Social Responsibility 

      Hong, Bryan; Zhichuan (Frank), Li; Minor, Dylan Blu (2015-08-17)
      We link the corporate governance literature in financial economics to the agency cost perspective of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to derive theoretical predictions about the relationship between corporate governance ...
    • CSR as Reputation Insurance: Primum Non Nocere 

      Minor, Dylan Blu; Morgan, John (2011)
      We provide a theoretical framework showing how CSR activities can insure a firm against lost reputation in the face of adverse events. We offer evidence for this linkage through a case study and a multi-year analysis of ...
    • Do People Who Care About Others Cooperate More? Experimental Evidence from Relative Incentive Pay 

      Hernandez, Pablo; Minor, Dylan Blu; Sisak, Dana (2015-11-04)
      We experimentally study ways in which the social preferences of individuals and groups affect performance when faced with relative incentives. We also identify the mediating role that communication and leadership play in ...
    • Executive Compensation and Misconduct: Environmental Harm 

      Minor, Dylan Blu (2016-02-23)
      We explore the relationship between managerial incentives and misconduct using the setting of environmental harm. We find that high powered executive compensation can increase the odds of environmental law-breaking by ...
    • Misconduct in Financial Services: Differences across Organizations 

      Brown, Jennifer; Minor, Dylan Blu (2015-08-31)
      We examine misconduct in financial services. We propose a theory in which experts extract surplus based on the value of their firm’s brand and their own skills. Using sales complaint data for insurance agents, we find that ...
    • The Organization of Non-market Strategy 

      Minor, Dylan Blu (2016-05-06)
      The purpose of this paper is to explore how firms organize to engage in non-market strategy. To achieve this end, we explore the organization of non-market strategy via a formal model of the firm. The model is motivated ...
    • Political Identity and Trust 

      Hernandez, Pablo; Minor, Dylan Blu (2015-07-29)
      We explore how political identity affects trust. Using an incentivized experimental survey conducted on a representative sample of the U.S. population, we vary information about partners’ partisan identity to elicit trust ...
    • Risk Preferences and Misconduct: Evidence from Politicians 

      Minor, Dylan Blu (2016-01-06)
      When seeking new leaders, business and government organizations alike often need individuals that are less risk averse, or even risk-seeking, in order to improve performance. However, individuals amenable to increased ...
    • Selecting the Best? Spillover and Shadows in Elimination Tournaments 

      Brown, Jennifer; Minor, Dylan Blu (2014)
      We consider how past, current, and future competition within an elimination tournament affect the probability that the stronger player wins. We present a two-stage model that yields the following main results: (1) a shadow ...
    • Toxic Workers 

      Housman, Michael; Minor, Dylan Blu (2015-11-03)
      While there has been a lot of research on finding and developing top performers in the workplace, less attention has been paid to the question of how to manage those workers who are harmful to organizational performance. ...
    • The Value of Corporate Citizenship: Protection 

      Minor, Dylan Blu (2015-08-31)
      We explore the notion that corporate citizenship, as obtained through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is used by managers to protect firm value, helping their firm better withstand negative business shocks. We ...