Stock options get bad rap, accounting professor says

By Robyn Eifertsen

December 5, 2002

As the country marks the first anniversary of Enron’s bankruptcy this week, UW Business School research is questioning the recent claim that stock option compensations benefit executives to the detriment of shareholders.

Awards honor minority businesses

By Robyn Eifertsen

November 21, 2002

Demonstrating the amount of wealth minority-owned firms contribute to the state even in a sluggish economy, winners of the UW Minority Business Awards saw their revenues grow in 2001.

Nearly 90 percent of MBA grads find jobs despite weak job market

By Robyn Eifertsen

October 23, 2002

A more personalized job placement program has led to nearly nine out of 10 University of Washington Business School master’s in business administration graduates obtaining jobs within three months — surpassing the average at the nation’s so-called Top 30 business schools.

Startup founders likely to be replaced if company thrives

By Robyn Eifertsen

August 28, 2002

Many founders are replaced after launching a successful company, say Warren Boeker, a professor of management and organization at the University of Washington Business School, and graduate student Rushi Karichalil. Ironically, the founders who do remain in control usually launch only moderate performing ventures.

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