Advisory Panel

Accounting & Taxation

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMADavid George Vequist IV, Ph.D.

Business Fundamentals

Ralph W Flanary, MBA, CFEThomas Coe

Business Strategy

James Richardson, Ph.D.

Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Bob Cohen, MBA

Economics

Brian Kench, Ph.D.Eric CardellaDerek Abrams

Entrepreneurship

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D.

Finance

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.

Information Technology

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D.

International Business

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.

Marketing

Douglas L. Wilson, MBA

Operations Management

James J. Stewart, DScPedro M. Reyes, Ph.D.

Org Behavior & HR

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.

Katherine Campbell is an Associate Professor of Accountancy at the University of North Dakota. She teaches courses on financial accounting and conducts research in the areas of environmental accounting, financial accounting, and ethics. She earned her PhD at the University of Washington and previously held academic appointments at the University of Maryland, the University of Connecticut, and the Norwegian School of Management.

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Paid In Semi Full

There is an indisputable gender pay gap in the United States, but the source of this pay gap and what could or should be done about it remain open questions. Personal decisions may explain some of the observed pay differences, but companies that have examined their compensation have found inequities that can’t be explained this way. Some companies have been working to address this issue for decades, while other companies are resisting calls to simply provide data.

The Price of a Digital World

Twenty-five years ago, U.S. chipmakers vowed to stop using chemicals that caused miscarriages and birth defects. And they did—by outsourcing the danger to women in Asia.

Dept. of Shell Companies, Clandestine Accounts, & Bribery

Corruption and bribery may be more common than not in the Brazilian construction industry, but for Odebrecht SA it grew over decades to a scale that ultimately proved unsustainable. In exchange for shorter sentences, Odebrecht principals are providing details of their transactions and the systems they devised to support bribery activities. This in turn, is revealing the roles banks and others played, both inside of Brazil and in other countries.

How Does Tax Avoidance Play in Peoria?

Like many high-profile companies, Caterpillar structured international transactions to reduce its U.S. taxable income. One of the company's tax accountants reported this under whistleblower statutes. Now, Caterpillar faces a $2 billion IRS bill in back taxes, and the accountant may collect hundreds of millions of dollars in the biggest whistleblower award ever. The series of events leading up to the ongoing investigation highlight issues related to the connections among business ethics, organizational culture, leadership, and human resource management.

Data Mining To Find Tax Cheaters

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has prioritized information in amnesty deals, and this is empowering IRS efforts to shut down tax evasion achieved by hiding money in offshore accounts. Both U.S. taxpayers and Swiss banks have avoided prosecution by providing records and other information related to tax evasion. Using this data, the IRS is now tracking down taxpayers who use foreign bank accounts to evade taxes as well as the companies and advisors who facilitate these efforts.

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