William J. Mayew
Martin L. Black, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Business Administration

Bill Mayew is the Martin L. Black Jr. Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.  Professor Mayew received his Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006 and has been on the Fuqua faculty since graduation. He previously worked in accounting and financial reporting assurance at Ernst & Young.

Bill studies managerial communication of firm performance in general, with much of his research falling into the following three topical areas: (1) factors that shape voluntary earnings conference call  communications and the effects of those communications, (2) the influence of personal traits and social forces on managerial communication, and (3) the determinants and consequences of managerial communication through mandatory financial reports.  Here is a video summarizing his research agenda.

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