Case Studies - Corporate Governance

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Multimillionaire Matchmaker: An Inside Look At CEO Succession Planning
Case No: CG-21
Publication Year:2010
Author(s):David F. Larcker;   Brian Tayan

This case takes an inside look at CEO succession planning at Energy Corp. The case provides an overview of various models of succession planning, including external search, COO appointment, a horse race, and the inside-outside model. The case then outlines the process by which Energy Corp chooses to identify a successor. Readers of the case are expected to evaluate Energy Corp’s effectiveness, and discuss the various risks of succession planning and how they can be mitigated.


Corporate Governance and Leadership Case Studies

2011

Case No. Topic Author(s)

HR-29B

Keller Williams Realty (B)

David F. Larcker; James N. Baron; Brian Tayan

2010

Case No. Topic Author(s)

CG21

Multimillionaire Matchmaker: An Inside Look At CEO Succession Planning

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG20A

Sharks in the Water: Battling an Activist Investor for Corporate Control (A)

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG20B

Sharks in the Water: Battling an Activist Investor for Corporate Control (B)

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-19

Equity on Demand: The Netflix Approach to Compensation

David F. Larcker; Allan McCall; Brian Tayan

CG-18

Baker Hughes: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

A-205

Revenue Recognition and Multiple Deliverables: Disentangling Revenue Streams at Fluidigm

Alan D. Jagolinzer; David Hoyt

2009

Case No. Topic Author(s)

CG-17A

Royal Dutch/Shell:
A Shell Game With Oil Reserves (A)

David F. Larcker; Robert Lawson, Brian Tayan

CG-17B

Royal Dutch/Shell:
A Shell Game With Oil Reserves—Governance Overhaul After Scandal (B)

David F. Larcker; Robert Lawson, Brian Tayan

CG-16

The Management of Berkshire Hathaway

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-15

Selecting a CEO: The Leader, the Business Builder, or the Technologist

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

A203

AIG - Blame for the Bailout

Maureen F. McNichols;   Nathan T. Blair

A197

Baidu.com, Inc.: Valuation at IPO

 

Joseph D Piotroski;   George Foster;   Jennie Tung; Sara Gaviser Leslie; Ning Jia; Martin Haemmig

2008

Case No. Topic Author(s)

CG-14

Executive Compensation:  Moving from Utility Services to Power Trading at Aquila

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-13

Attention Shoppers: Executive Compensation at Kroger, Safeway, Costco and Whole Foods

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-12

Say On Pay...Does the Buck Stop Here?

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-11

Models of Corporate Governance: Who's The Fairest of them all?

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

A200

Disclosure Dilemma: Financial Reporting of Contingent and Environmental Liabilities

Alan D. Jagolinzer; Nathan T. Blair; C. Gregory Rogers

A-198

Financial Restatements: Methods Companies Use to Distort Financial Performance

Madhav V. Rajan; Brian Tayan

2007

Case No. Topic Author(s)

HR-29 (A)

Keller Williams Realty

James N. Baron; Brian Tayan

CG-10

10b5-1 Plans: Mortgaging a Defense Against Insider Trading

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-09

Shareholder Democracy: Does Gretchen Get it Right?

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-08

Corporate Governance Ratings: Got The Grade… What was the Test?

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-07

There's a New Sheriff in Town: Institutional Shareholder Services

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-06

Sovereign Bancorp and Relational Investors: The Role of the Activist Hedge Fund

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

CG-05

Executive Compensation at Nabors Industries:  Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right?

David F. Larcker; Brian Tayan

A196A

AOL Time Warner (A): Accounting for Goodwill

Ron Kasznik;   Brian Tayan

A196B

AOL Time Warner (B): Recognition of Goodwill Impairment

Ron Kasznik;   Brian Tayan

A195

The Walt Disney Company: Investor Communications Strategy

Maureen F. McNichols; Brian Tayan

A194

AMB Property Corporation: Financial Reporting in the REIT Industry

Maureen F. McNichols;   Brian Tayan

A193

Earnings Conference Calls: Hewlett-Packard Company

Maureen F. McNichols; Brian Tayan

A192

The Coca-Cola Company: Accounting for Investments in Bottlers

Ron Kasznik;   Brian Tayan

A187

Halliburton Company: Accounting for Cost Overruns and Recoveries

Maureen F. McNichols;   Brian Tayan

2006

Case No. Topic Author(s)

CG-4A

Oracle's Hostile Takeover of PeopleSoft (A)

Robert M. Daines; Davina Drabkin; Vinay B Nair

CG-4B

PeopleSoft Finally Accepts Oracle's Offer (B)

Robert M. Daines; Davina Drabkin