Research in Responsible Leadership

Research in Responsible Leadership

Center for Responsible Leadership Faculty Research

Accounting and Finance Department

Finance Associate Professor Uygur

Article Title: Uygur, O. (2017). CEO Ability and Corporate Opacity. Global Finance Journal.

Article Overview: This groundbreaking work examines the effect of CEO ability on corporate opacity. It provides evidence that corporate governance is a key element in hiring and keeping talented CEOs, and also in preventing the less talented from exploiting corporate opacity. 

Accounting Professor Chung

Article Title: Narasimhan, R. & Chung, S. (2016). Is it time for an emission accounting standard in the U.S.? International Research Journal of Global Business Development, 5 (1), 34-38.

Article Overview: This paper, published in a highly recognized journal, argues that the U.S. has fallen behind in the area of environmental and corporate social responsibility reporting and should consider establishing an accounting standard for emissions. This work represents one of the first contemporary papers to recommend this approach.

Finance Professor Meric

Article Title: Prober, L., Meric, I., & Meric, G. (2015). Does Company Green Score Affect Stock Price? Review of Business Finance Studies.

Article Overview: This article, of significant importance for corporate leaders and boards, argues that it behooves responsible managers to implement green measures. Implementing such measures can be costly, causing some managers to hesitate out of concern for the adverse affect on stock prices. In this research, using company green scores published by Newsweek, the authors failed to find such an affect.


Management and Entrepreneurship Department

Management Professor D’Intino

Article Title: Godwin, J. L., Neck, C. P., & D'intino, R. S. (2016). Self-leadership, Spirituality, and Entrepreneur Performance: A Conceptual Model. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion.

Article Overview: This article investigates the value of integrating constructs of self-leadership and spirituality as a resource for entrepreneurs to handle entrepreneurially demands/stressors.  The article proposes a new conceptual model showing how these constructs influence each other and impact thought patterns and self-efficacy.

Management Professor Mirchandani

Article Title: Mirchandani, D. & Peridis, T. (2014). Toward an Integrated Theory of Sustainability.
Economics, 5 (10), 1892-1901.

Article Overview: In this study, based on an international collaboration with York University faculty, a broad conceptual framework to guide sustainability research is proposed.  The article begins with an inductive theory-building phase followed by an empirical testing phase. The results move the literature toward an integrated theory of sustainability that provides useful insights to multiple constituents, including managers and policy makers.