leadership running

Six Things Running Taught Me About Leading

A life-long runner, associate professor Malia Mason reflects on what the sport taught her about leadership. I’ve been running my entire adult life. From cross-country, to marathons, to long-distance trail runs, I’ve logged hundreds of miles over the years. For a challenge I take on mostly on my own, I’ve been surprised by just how … Continued

fair value accounting

Is Fair Value Accounting Really Fair?

In the years leading up to the 2008 financial collapse, banks gobbled up risk while turning out sunny financial reports. Accounting standards may be partly to blame. On September 15, 2008, the financial world looked on in disbelief as Lehman Brothers collapsed and Merrill Lynch was forced to sell itself to Bank of America. Lehman’s … Continued