Navigating Shareholder Influence: Compensation Plans and the Shareholder Approval Process
- Yogurt Makers Look To Broaden Horizons. // MMR;9/3/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p32
The article informs about steps taken by yogurt makers including General Mills Inc. and PepsiCo Inc. to increase their business.
- ROLLOUT. // Food Processing (00156523);Mar2013, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p24
The article previews several products including Kickstart sparkling juice beverage by Mountain Dew, the Yoplait Pro-Force protein packed yogurt from General Mills Inc. and Mandelgroyt bread from Papa Bern's Kitchen.
- HOW TOP MANAGERS USE INTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE TO NEUTRALIZE THE EFFECTS OF INSTITUTIONAL OWNERSHIP. WESTPHAL, JAMES D.; BEDNAR, MICHAEL K. // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings;2006, pB1
In this study we consider how top managers may use interpersonal influence behavior to diminish the impact of institutional investors on corporate governance and strategy. The rise of institutional ownership was widely expected to promote corporate governance reforms that serve the interests of...
- A Healthy Start with Cereals and Bars. Vierhile, Tom // Prepared Foods;Mar2014, Vol. 183 Issue 3, p35
The article discusses the release of several cereal products which include the Nature Valley Protein Granola Cereal from General Mills, PepsiCo's Quaker Warm & Crunchy Granola, and the Krave cereal from Kellogg's.
- News Briefs. // Pensions & Investments;4/5/2010, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p25
The article offers news briefs related to the financial services industry. Shareholders of General Mills Inc. will be allowed for a non-binding vote on executive compensation every other year. Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Quantitative Management Associates have been terminated by Nevada...
- Payout Policy Choices and Shareholder Investment Horizons*. Gaspar, José-Miguel; Massa, Massimo; Matos, Pedro; Patgiri, Rajdeep; Rehman, Zahid // Review of Finance;Jan2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p261
This paper examines how shareholder investment horizons influence payout policy choices. The authors infer institutional shareholders' investment horizons using the churn rate of their overall stock portfolios prior to the payout decision. The authors find that the frequency and amount of...
- INSTITUTIONAL OWNERSHIP AND FIRM PERFORMANCE IN THE FOOD, PHARMACEUTICAL AND RETAIL INDUSTRIES. Rebeiz, Karim S. // Review of Business Research;2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p13
The past few decades have witnessed a dramatic rise in the institutionalization of share-ownership. The transformed ownership landscape has been accompanied with the rise of shareholder activisms, or the active involvement of influential shareholders in corporate affairs. Shareholder activisms...
- Institutional Ownership and Discretionary Accruals: Empirical Evidences from Pakistani Listed Non-Financial Companies. Shaikh, Abdul Mateen; Iqbal, Muhammad Junaid; Shah, Syed Zulfiqar Ali // Information Management & Business Review;Apr2012, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p217
Current study empirically investigates the impact of institutional ownership on discretionary accruals; we took a sample size of 68 listed non -financial companies from a population of 652 companies listed on Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE). This data was gathered for the period of 5 years,...
- MARCHING TO THE BEAT OF DIFFERENT DRUMMERS: THE INFLUENCE OF INSTITUTIONAL OWNERS ON COMPETITIVE ACTIONS. CONNELLY, BRIAN L.; TIHANYI, LASZLO; CERTO, S. TREVIS; HITT, MICHAEL A. // Academy of Management Journal;Aug2010, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p723
This research extends agency theory by exploring the influence of varied, competing, principal interests on executive actions. Findings reveal that ownership of a firm by dedicated institutional investors, who hold concentrated portfolios over time, is positively associated with firm use of...