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Dr. Brandon Cline's Research Study Recently Featured in the Wall Street Journal

5-22-15 - Dr. Brandon Cline, Associate Professor of Finance and BancorpSouth Professor of Financial Services, along with co-authors from Drexel University and Northern Illinois University, recently had their working paper, "The Agency Costs of Managerial Indiscretions: Sex, Lies, and Firm Value," featured in the Wall Street Journal.

The study examines executives accused of indiscretions in their personal lives, unrelated to the operations of their businesses.The evidence shows that activities of violence, substance abuse, dishonesty, and sexual misadventure in personal lives can translate into damage to their companies.

Get the full story here:

http://blogs.wsj.com/atwork/2015/05/21/the-price-of-a-bosss-bad-behavior-226-million/

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