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Lessons from a Board that Lost Its Way

Corporate Law:  Corporate Governance eJournal, V6, I59

July 18, 2014

Fiduciary duties miscalculated.  Epic opportunities forfeited.  A corporate governance view of the Penn State Board's performance under the pressure of the Sandusky scandal.

 

Revenue Sport Fever 

University of Houston Law Center, Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance Monograph Series, February 2014

Education Law eJournal, V7, I20, June 10, 2014

A view of the to-pay-or-not-to-pay debate in college revenue sports, through a corporate governance prism.

 

 

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The Cost of a College Touchdown:  A Story of Trustee Miscalculation

Smashwords, 2014

The Penn State board grapples with risk, conflict, compliance and societal expectation when the Sandusky scandal collides with football.

 

Women, Men & Money

Random House, hardcover, paperback, 1998

274 pages

A book ahead of its time, whose time has come.  It explores the flaws in our culture’s so-called investment wisdom that, to negotiate the 21st century economy, we must evolve beyond.  Alsothe paradox of investing in yourself and those you love, and the pay-off on talent.

 

 

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A Post-Regulatory Recipe for Economic Leadership

Inside Compliance | Loyola University Chicago School of Law

September 19, 2017

At a time when many corporate leaders focus on the perils of overregulation, the greatest regulatory risk an enterprise confronts may not be high compliance hurdles, but rather...

 

A Cautionary Fantasy

Board21c Blog, January 12-31, 2016

A trio of posts—Cautionary Fantasy, Regulatory Vacuums + Risk, Live-Stream Lesson in Risk Recognition—address what innovators can learn from the evolution of the daily fantasy sport industry.

 

The Peril in College Sports' Gilded Age

San Francisco Chronicle, June 10, 2014

Do university trustees miscalculate the impact of revenue sports on both higher education and the economy?

 

Last Lesson from Carpetbagging Coach

Inside Higher Ed, January 10, 2014

The abbreviated tenure of William O’Brien as coach at Penn State.

UPDATE:  ESPN's Tuesday Morning Quarterback labels essay "invaluable."

 

Once Upon a Time, In America

California Lawyer, March 2003

Does the future of civilization hinge on America?   Observations on intelligence and Jacob Needleman's new book, The American Soul (Tarcher, 2003).

 

Desperately Seeking Nuance

wdE Press, May 2003

A Great Recession takes root—the 2003 real estate industry and the oversimplification of the American Dream.

 

Unchain Those College Ballplayers

Los Angeles Times, January 15, 2002

The rush to declare a national holiday because there’s a new million-dollar coach.

 

Comparative Negligence

Priorities Magazine, May 2000

Dot-Com Era candidates compete for what you could call the Gomez Addams Prize in Economics.

 

Women Don’t Need to Jump

San Francisco Chronicle, July 31, 1998

The siren song of low-reward competition.

 

 

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