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Actions of Behaviors of Leaders and Managers

What actions and behaviors of leaders and managers in corporations could influence the market value and price of stocks?

In reflecting on the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to increase accountability through new mandatory standards, what are some possible explanations as to why unethical conduct occurs in financial management?

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What actions and behaviors of leaders and managers in corporations could influence the market value and price of stocks?

Most investors understand that fear is an underlying premise in the financial markets, and fear can prompt irrational behavior. It is sad but true. The best state of affairs for financial markets is continuity with little change, or with slow methodical and announced change.

Given that bit of philosophy, the following actions could impact market value and stock prices whether directly initiated by management or not. Since managers and leaders are the ultimate operating responsibility within a company, their handling of certain types of events could certainly influence market value.

- Any negative news announced surrounding productions of products or marketing of products
- Where suppliers and/or customers are in foreign countries, any upheaval in other parts of the world
- Any internal issues such as a sudden firing of an executive, an announced investigation by any governmental agency, a serious litigation filed for cause, a bombing, a fire, a strike or any other action that is sudden and unpredicted and not handled well with the ...

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The actions of behaviors of leaderships and managers are determined.

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