Faculty & Research

SOX Fails to Stop Stock-Option Manipulation

A new study by finance professors M. P. Narayanan and H. Nejat SeyhunM. P. Narayanan and H. Nejat Seyhun suggests that although the prompt-disclosure requirement imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) has partly curtailed managerial influencing of grant day stock prices by executives seeking to increase the value of their option grants, such activities still occur. More...

Operations and Management Science
Balancing Patient and Payer Preferences in Medical Decision-Making

Manufacturing companies traditionally use maintenance models to determine the actions needed to keep production equipment in good running order and to prevent costly system breakdowns. Julie Simmons Ivy

Julie Simmons Ivy, assistant professor of operations and management science at the Ross School, has developed a multi-stage model that can be used by physicians, patients and insurers to determine cost-effective policies for monitoring and treating breast cancer. More...

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Management and Organizations
Recommendations of 9/11 Report May Not Be Enough Kathleen Sutcliffe

The recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Report, though well-intentioned, ignore the reality that information-handling difficulties and faulty communication have been common contributors to many large-scale disasters, says management and organizations professor Kathleen Sutcliffe.

She cautions that post-9/11 directives aimed at strengthening information sharing and improving strategic intelligence may not be enough to protect against attacks in the future. More...



Students Honor Top Teachers - Five Ross School faculty tapped for Teaching Excellence Awards.

Ross School Honors Faculty - Six cited for research, teaching and service

Kathleen Sutcliffe will be Associate Dean for Faculty & Research beginning July 1, 2006 when Izak Duenyas completes his term.

Hosmer Luncheon Schedule

Faculty/Student Team Meetings (April 19-27, 2006)

Black Business Students Honor Professor Emeritus Al Edwards

E. Han Kim recognized for outstanding research on the Korean Economy