Taking stock of work-family initiatives: How announcements of "family-friendly" human resource decisions affect shareholder value.

Article, Other literature type OPEN
Michelle M. Arthur ; Alison Cook (2004)
  • Publisher: SelectedWorks
  • Journal: ILR Review, volume 57, issue 4 July, pages 599-613
  • Subject: Business | Work | Initiatives | Shareholder | Decisions | Stock | Family | Announcements | Value | Human Resource

This study examines share price reactions to 231 work-family human resource policies adopted by Fortune 500 companies and announced in the Wall Street Journal between 1971 and 1996. Consistent with past research, the results suggest that firm announcements of work-famil... View more
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