58 global energy firms file for bankruptcy protection in 2015: Report

Could the world’s energy firms be facing a crisis? According to data by Standard and Poor’s Capital IQ,… 58 firms filed for bankruptcy protection this year,… up from 20 last year. It’s the second-highest figure since the aftermath of the global financial crisis in 2009,… when the corresponding number hit 95. The sharp increase is […]

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ABC Test! Employee or Independent Contractor?

We regularly see situations in which employers are trying to skirt their responsibilities under the employee-employer relationship. The most common way they try and skirt that responsibility is by the misclassification of individuals as independent contractors, when in reality they’re employees. Historically, to determine if someone was an employee versus an independent contractor was a […]

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SMJ Video Abstract — Kim Boal on emerging from bankruptcy

Good morning my name is Kimberly Boal. I’m hear to discuss our article “Resolving a Dilemma of Signaling Bankrupt-firm Emergence: A Dynamic Integrative View”. This article was co-authored by Jun Xia at the Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas Dallas, David D. Dawley at the College of Business & Economics West Virginia […]

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