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Conservatism in Debt Contracting: Theory and Empirical Evidence 

Date: 11/08/2019 Author(s): Peñalva, Fernando; Wagenhofer, Alfred Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This paper surveys both the theoretical and the empirical archival literature on conservatism when accounting information is used for debt contracting. The theoretical literature shows mixed results whether conservative accounting is desirable, which depends on the underlying agency problem, the information available, and the contracting space. The ... More information

Serving Followers and Family? A Trickle-Down Model of How Servant Leadership Shapes Work Performance 

Date: 01/08/2019 Author(s): Stollberger, Jakob; Las Heras, Mireia; Bosch, Mª José Document type: Proceeding Previous studies have identified servant leadership as an important driver of organizational effectiveness. However, so far little research attention has been given to whether servant leadership displayed by leaders across an organization?s hierarchy can increase the effectiveness of its members. In this study, we integrate prosociality models with ... More information

Do You Get What You Desire? Consequences of (In)Congruence of Desired and Actual Servant Leadership 

Date: 01/08/2019 Author(s): Rofcanin, Yasin; Las Heras, Mireia; Bosch, Mª José; Marescaux, Elise; Mughal, Farooq; Erdogan, Berrin Document type: Proceeding In this study, we explore how (in)congruence of desired and actual behaviours of servant leaders shape followers' work outcomes. Furthermore, recognising the importance of context, we integrate a gender-cultural perspective and study the moderating role of gender inequality across ten countries on the associations between (in)congruence of servant ... More information

How support from the supervisor's spouse and co-workers averts the employee's deviant work behavior? 

Date: 01/08/2019 Author(s): Germeys, Lynn; Bosch, Mª José; Rofcanin, Yasin; Las Heras, Mireia; Ererdi, Can Document type: Proceeding Building on the work-home resources model (W-HR), this study explores the nomological network of family supportive supervisor behaviors (FSSB). We propose that spousal support experienced by the supervisor is likely to be positively associated with FSSB which, in turn, are likely to reduce employee's deviant work behaviors. We expand our model furthermore ... More information

Changing Models of Work in the Digital Platform Economy 

Date: 01/08/2019 Author(s): Gregory, Robert Wayne; et al. Document type: Proceeding The proliferation of online labor platforms has significant consequences for the world of work, as workers adopt novel work roles in the gig economy, digital platforms function as new labor market intermediaries, and organizations reconfigure how they operate. This symposium aims to advance our understanding of this relatively novel phenomenon of platform-mediated ... More information

Calidad de la representación parlamentaria 

Date: 30/07/2019 Author(s): Álvarez de Mon, Santiago; García-Lombardía, Pilar Editor(s): Cátedra José Felipe Bertrán de Gobierno y Liderazgo en la Administración Pública; CPLG - Center for Public Leadership and Government Document type: Working Paper La eficacia de un Parlamento depende, en gran medida, de su capacidad para dar respuesta de forma flexible a las necesidades y expectativas de los ciudadanos, y la experiencia profesional ajena a la política de los parlamentarios desempeña un papel importante en esta capacidad. Existen dos formas de entender la política: como profesión única a lo largo ... More information

Compagnie Ivoirienne d'Électricité: Delivering Electricity for All 

Date: 09/07/2019 Author(s): Pelizan, Leticia; Rahnema Alavi, Ahmad Editor(s): Cátedra Fuel Freedom de Energía y Desarrollo Social Document type: Occasional Paper In 2013, Leandre N?Dri, director of general studies and strategic planning at the Compagnie Ivoirienne d?Électricité (CIE), received a request to meet urgently with the energy minister?s team to discuss the problem of the lack of electricity access still faced by a huge part of the population in Ivory Coast. Indeed, despite the fact that the Ivorian ... More information

¿Es la paciencia una virtud apropiada para un directivo? 

Date: 09/07/2019 Author(s): Argandoña, Antonio Document type: Working Paper La paciencia es una virtud muy importante para un directivo de empresa. Este trabajo analiza qué es exactamente, cómo influye en la vida de las personas, cuáles son sus vicios contrarios y las virtudes con las que se relaciona, cómo se adquiere o se desarrolla, y qué función desempeña en la vida personal del directivo, en las relaciones con otras personas ... More information Read related article

Lasting Effects of Promoting Literacy - Do When and How to Learn Matter? 

Date: 07/2019 Author(s): Hirata, Guilherme; Rocha e Oliveira, Paulo Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This paper analyzes the lasting impacts of a project aimed at teaching children how to read and write at age 6. Using a Difference-in-Differences methodology, the results show that it is not enough to get children literate at age 6 to secure lasting effects; the instruction process is also an important factor: Only pupils exposed to the Phonics method ... More information

Sustainability of Column-Supported RC Slabs: Fiber Reinforcement as an Alternative 

Date: 07/2019 Author(s): de la Fuente, Albert; Casanovas-Rubio, Maria del Mar; Pons, Oriol; Armengou Orús, Jaume Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Fiber-reinforced concrete has been used in structures without any additional reinforcement when the design is determined by transient load stages (precast segments for tunnels), in elements with favorable boundary conditions, and in structures subjected to low load levels (pavements or pipes). Recently, the material has been used as the primary reinforcement ... More information
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