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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Security Software, Insecurity Culture

In eight months, cyber-security startup Tanium Inc. has lost at least nine senior executives. This executive exodus is occurring despite the company’s ongoing success and growth. The CEO’s behavior may be the explanation.

How Much Is a Miracle Worth?

New technologies are making the possibility of "miracle" drug treatments a reality. One-time drug treatments can now cure conditions that previously required ongoing lifetime drug treatment regimens. Wonderful for patients, these treatments create pricing and payment challenges that will require different financial approaches and a balance between corporate interests and social responsibility.

How to Prepare for Your Star’s Exit

Losing a key employee can create challenges for any business. For small businesses, it can be devastating. While this risk cannot be eliminated, it can be managed.

Don’t Let the Monster Eat You Up

Beginning in the 1990s, Alabama used tax breaks and other incentives to attract foreign auto manufacturers to the state. As multiple auto companies built factories in Alabama, auto-parts makers followed. Questions about safety violations and working conditions at these auto parts factories raise questions about potential costs associated with Alabama's manufacturing renaissance.

Fury Road: Did Uber Steal the Driverless Future From Google?

Uber is not winning any public relations awards these days nor is its CEO, Travis Kalanick, known for people skills. The legal battle between Uber and Google over driverless technology reveals a lot about both companies, including leadership issues, corporate culture, and business ethics.