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The Theory of the Firm and Corporate Governance.

Crossan, Kenny

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Abstract

In order to test the theory of the firm and alternative theories of firm behaviour, primary data was collected from 310 managers of UK-based firms. This primary data was then combined with secondary data collated from the FAME database and the FTSE ISS Corporate Governance Index. This data was then used to construct a number of binary probit models to test the validity of competing theories of the firm. This quantitative analysis is underpinned by an extensive review of the literature.

Book Type Authored Book
Publication Date 2010
Deposit Date Jan 31, 2012
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title The Theory of the Firm and Corporate Governance.
ISBN 978-3838347745
Keywords Firm behaviour; Theory of the Firm; corporate governance;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4955