Georg Wernicke

Georg Wernicke HEC Paris Professor

Georg Wernicke is Assistant Professor of Strategy and Business Policy at HEC Paris. Georg Wernicke’s research is on topics in, and at the intersection of, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR), broadly defined. More specifically, he is interested in the drivers of public disapproval of firms’ practices, for example the compensation firms pay to their CEOs, how firms’ prosocial activities affect disapproval, and, in turn, which subset of firms and CEOs reacts to being targeted. 

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Articles written by Georg Wernicke

Corporate Communications & Reputation24 October 2018

CEO pay and philanthropy: When good intentions attract bad attention

In giving large compensation to CEOs, some companies receive criticism in the media, while others (...)

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