Increasing costs and interest group theory of regulation

The costs have gone up after the new regulations have been implemented! What may have happened? This can be viewed through the lens of interest group theory of regulation (Ezelle, 2011). Per previous narrative, verbatim: Scott (2006, pp. 383-403) indicates information asymmetry is a reason for the creation of various rules and regulations governing the production of information…Continue reading Increasing costs and interest group theory of regulation

Wealth maximization, profit maximization, agency theory

Wealth is the long term view for the benefit of the owners of the corporation. Conversely, profit maximization is a short term view, which could indicate problems or potential problems. In light of the aforementioned, I thought about something I wrote several years ago (Ezelle, 2011) and provide parts of it verbatim: In a perfect…Continue reading Wealth maximization, profit maximization, agency theory

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

Cornell University (2005) states, at 60 percent of all their academic integrity violations, plagiarism is the most common problem they experience. Plagiarism is a form of dishonesty as it uses and presents the intellectual work effort performed by another yet, it is presented as the work of one’s own doing (Cornell University, 2005; Trident University…Continue reading Academic Integrity and Plagiarism