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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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.

Training Day

KentuckianaWorks trains young adults and displaced blue-collar workers with sought-after advanced manufacturing skills. Its success illustrates the relationship between human resource management, education, and training. It also illustrates the shared needs of workers, employers, and society.

Purple Drank, Corporate Bank

Purple drank, a concoction of soda and promethazine codeine cough syrup that is used as a recreational drug, was popularized by hip-hop artists. The pharmaceutical companies that make the cough syrup may be profiting from the recreational use of their products. Could these companies take more deliberate steps to curtail the illegal use of their products?

Uber’s Taxicab Confessions

Uber was a pioneer in the development of the modern sharing economy. In recent months, however, it seems to be facing both legal and public relations challenges. This spate of incidents is putting Uber's leadership, corporate culture, and business practices under a spotlight.

Dirty Deeds Hidden In a Mess of Data

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) depends on Congress for funding; as a result, the regulator is chronically short of resources it needs to enforce regulations related to derivatives and other complex financial instruments. While the CFTC collects mountains of data, the agency can't afford the technology resources needed to analyze it. Nevertheless, the CFTC has taken some notable enforcement actions and is working with private analytics companies to spot illegal trading maneuvers and enhance enforcement.