Afshin Mehrpouya HEC Professor ©gearstd

“Socially responsible behavior leads to increased financial performance over time”, or at least this is the mantra that has come to dominate business doctrine. Studies into whether this claim is true in practice have had mixed results, and, in their new research, Professors Afshin Mehrpouya and Imran Chowdhury explore why.

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Law, Regulation and Institution7 December 2015

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Performance Management5 March 2015

Buyouts: when ownership by private equity firms matters

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Performance Management2 February 2015

How to abandon budgets for the good of the company

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Performance Management15 September 2011

Private Equity Investors As Boosters of Corporate Performance

As company financing via private equity has increased dramatically in the past decade in Europe, it (...)

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Performance Management15 June 2008

How to Develop Profitable Services

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