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Managerial Time Horizons and the Decision to Put Operational Workers at Risk: The Role of Debt

Pagell, Mark; Wiengarten, Frank; Fan, Di; Humphreys, Paul; Lo, Chris K. Y.


Previous research has established a link between the debt component of capital structure and managers making risky decisions. Literature in finance and strategy has explored the role of debt and concluded that increases in debt focus managerial decision making on short-term financial goals, suggesting that increases in debt might also lead to managers making decisions that put operational workers and the firm at long-term risk. Therefore this research explores if the strategic choice of a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Decision Sciences
DOI: 10.1111/deci.12338


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