Articles by John K. Paglia, PhD

John K. Paglia, PhD: As Associate Dean, Dr. Paglia leads the design and delivery of evening and weekend business degree programs for working professionals, as well as oversees student recruitment for these programs and the school-wide marketing, communications, and public relations functions. He founded the award-winning Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project for which he has been recognized by the Association for Corporate Growth with an “Excellence in M&A Award” in 2011 and the Alliance for Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors and Grant Thornton with a “Thought Leader of the Year Award” in 2012. Paglia is a frequent speaker on the topics of privately-held company cost of capital, valuation, access to capital, and financing and deal trends at valuation and M&A conferences. Dr. Paglia holds a Ph.D. in finance, an MBA, a B.S. in finance, and is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst.

Crafting a Strategic Financing Plan

The article sets out a strategic plan businesses may follow in order to increase their success rate in receiving external capital to fund their operations.

2014 Volume 17 Issue 2 - By , and

Private Businesses Predict Limited Growth for 2013

Near-term prospects for robust economic growth are restricted. The implied policy recommendation is to enhance loan guarantee programs for private firms with revenues of less than $5M.

2013 Volume 16 Issue 1 - By and

CEO Performance of 125 of Northern California’s Largest Companies

A CEO’s primary duty is to allocate capital to its highest and best use, this report ranks CEO performance of 125 of Northern California’s largest companies according to their ability to earn returns above their investors’ required return.

2012 Volume 15 Issue 2 - By , and

CEO Performance of 100 of Southern California’s Largest Companies

SCCO International in association with Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and the Graziadio Business Review presents the 2nd annual report of CEO Performance of 100 of Southern California’s Largest Companies.

2012 Volume 15 Issue 1 - By , and

The Link Between Price and Profit Margin in a Global Market

In spite of fluctuations in the exchange rate of the dollar against foreign currencies, there are ways to hedge business exposure and uncertainty.

2005 Volume 8 Issue 1 - By and

Conversation with Rite Aid’s Robert Miller

Professor John Paglia talks with Robert Miller about his career in retail, and in particular about the Rite Aid turnaround situation.

2004 Volume 7 Issue 2 - By

Using Asset Allocation Strategies to Recover from a Bear Hug

Investors must carefully consider their investment time horizons and other factors when allocating assets.

2002 Volume 5 Issue 3 - By and

Build a Culture of Value Creation

A successful Value-Based Management program requires the entire organization’s participation.

2002 Volume 5 Issue 1 - By and

Has the Dow Really Escaped the Bear?

Investors must exercise caution when relying on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) as a barometer of the equity markets.

2001 Volume 4 Issue 2 - By