The family way: how socioemotional wealth drives decision-making

Family firms do business differently, and Regents Professor of Management Luis R. Gomez-Mejia has made it a priority to understand how. In a comprehensive study of research on family firms throughout the world, Gomez-Mejia and colleagues have found that family firms with dominant levels of ownership control tend to make business decisions that preserve their socioemotional wealth — even at the expense of financial gain.

A century of turnover

Professor of Management Peter Hom looks at the past 100 years of employee loss and replacement in the workplace.

Uber pushed the limits of the law. Now comes the reckoning

The ride-sharing giant has enjoyed an unconventional and nonstop rise to the top. Now it’s being probed by the Department of Justice for several illegal activities. Professor Emeritus Marianne Jennings offers her insight on how the company sunk to this point.