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Evidence on the Use of Unverifiable Estimates in Required Goodwill Impairment
SFAS 142 requires managers to estimate the current fair value of goodwill to determine goodwill write-offs. In promulgating the standard, the FASB predicted managers will, on average, use the fair value estimates to convey ...
Toward a Theory of Extended Contact: The Incentives and Opportunities for Bridging Across Network Communities
This study investigates the determinants of bridging ties within networks of interconnected firms. Bridging ties are defined as nonredundant connections between firms located in different network communities. We highlight ...
Specialization and Variety in Repetitive Tasks: Evidence from a Japanese Bank
Sustaining operational productivity in the completion of repetitive tasks is critical to many organizations' success. Yet research points to two different work-design-related strategies for accomplishing this goal: ...