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2007-09-21 06:00:12

By Frankforter, Steven A Davis, James H; Vollrath, David A; Hill, Vanessa This study tests the model of Davis, Schoorman, and Donaldson (1997) that proposed determinants of a company's governance structure. In particular, we focus on the agency theory aspects of the model and its ability to predict the presence of an opportunist- orientation CEO at publicly listed U.S. companies. Using survey based data obtained from CEOs and directors of 100 companies in a match-pair design, we identified...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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