Kelley professor’s model predicts which firms are manipulating disclosed earnings

Fraudulent financial practices have long been an issue in business, affecting the stability and credibility of financial markets.  Recognizing this, last summer the Securities and Exchange Commission created the Financial Reporting and Auditing Task Force. More easily identified as “FRAud,” the SEC task force has turned to people such as Messod Daniel Beneish, the Sam […]

Tree huggers, tough questions and a blue frog part of Kelley School learning experience

A few days ago, the management team of a growing international water utility company visited Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. While here, the CEO and other top executives met with students, faced inquisitive journalists from around the world and were confronted by loud and angry protests from environmentalists. Not really. Please allow me to […]

Professor’s research looks at why CEOs cheat

Here’s a guest post from Sally Winter, writing about a faculty member at the IU Kelley School of Business Indianapolis. When a dishonest executive fraudulently reports his or her company’s earnings, the deception is often hidden behind competitive compensation practices and complex systems — either the finances or the product itself is difficult to understand […]