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Firm Value - Theory and Empirical Evidence

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ISBN: 9781789234947 9781789234954 Year: Pages: 150 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72333 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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This edited volume aims to discuss the most contemporary state of the determinants of the firm value. This book presents theoretical works as well as empirical studies that contrast the arguments offered by the leading, ground-breaking theories on the firm value. What variables determine the firm value? Are these determinants controllable or uncontrollable by the managers of the companies? Is the impact of corporate governance systems on the firm value symmetrical between different institutional contexts? Do the financial reports affect the value of the firm? What role does corporate social responsibility play as a determinant of the firm value? These and other questions are analyzed and scrutinized step by step throughout this book.

Digital Communication Management

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ISBN: 9781789235142 9781789235159 Year: Pages: 178 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70959 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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The director of communication is an impassioned profession that discovers which strategies are the best and the most intelligent. There are few manuals, and there are some that offer general and sparsely updated information about the change that new technologies imply. We find the literature isolated that can be directly useful. However, we will say that there is no single recipe for DirCom or communication consultants. Each one will offer different models according to the variables or factors that seem to them to be able to rectify the direction of a company according to his or her personal mood.

Pfade in die Krise

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ISBN: 9783737008358 Year: DOI: 10.14220/9783737008358 Language: German
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103502
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Why is it so diffcult for companies like Schlecker to leave once chosen paths of strategic development at the right time, and to rearrange their strategies when faced with new environmental challenges? This paper shows with a perspective on organizational path dependence theory how economic und social mechanisms might favour the reproduction of established strategies - and at the same time complicate leaving the strategical development paths even more. The part of familial influence on decision processes is researched and the factor of family in the formation of strategic path dependence is inquired based on qualitative case studies.

Succession and the Transfer of Social Capital in Chinese Family Businesses

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ISBN: 9783737008921 Year: Language: English
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103656
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This is the first systematic study of the succession process of Chinese family businesses which reveals what is truly happening during the time of hand-over. In explaining the features of the Chinese way of succession, special attention is paid to the transfer of social capital and guanxi, among other cultural and socioeconomic contexts, which could impact the behaviours and decisions of the family business stakeholders. Carefully selected 63 cases of family firms and the authentic words and experiences of the founders and their second generation are of high relevance in helping the readers to understand Chinese family businesses and their successions as well as to learn from their successes or failures.

Informationsmanagement aus Sicht der Betriebswirtschaftslehre

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Book Series: Bochumer Beitraege zur Unternehmensfuehrung ISBN: 9783631396971 Year: Pages: 516 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Computer Science --- Sociology --- Business and Management
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Das Informationsmanagement hat seinen Status als modisches Schlagwort inzwischen überwunden und stellt ein etabliertes Themengebiet mit immer noch steigender Relevanz für Theorie und Praxis der Unternehmungsführung dar. Trotz zahlreicher Veröffentlichungen liegt eine umfassende theoretische Fundierung dieses Problembereichs jedoch bisher nicht vor. Die Arbeit konzipiert das Informationsmanagement als spezielles Untersuchungsfeld der Betriebswirtschaftslehre und leitet aus bestehenden Forschungsansätzen dieser Disziplin Anhaltspunkte für die Gestaltung und Steuerung der betrieblichen Informationsverarbeitung ab. Die entwickelten Theorieansätze werden am konkreten Anwendungsbeispiel Mobile Business zusammengeführt.

Financial Management from an Emerging Market Perspective

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ISBN: 9789535137368 9789535137375 9789535140191 Year: Pages: 332 DOI: 10.5772/67898 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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One of the main reasons to name this book as Financial Management from an Emerging Market Perspective is to show the main differences of financial theory and practice in emerging markets other than the developed ones. Our many years of learning, teaching, and consulting experience have taught us that the theory of finance differs in developed and emerging markets. It is a well-known fact that emerging markets do not always share the same financial management problems with the developed ones. This book intends to show these differences, which could be traced to several characteristics unique to emerging markets, and these unique characteristics could generate a different view of finance theory in a different manner. As a consequence, different financial decisions, arrangements, institutions, and practices may evolve in emerging markets over time. The purpose of this book is to provide practitioners and academicians with a working knowledge of the different financial management applications and their use in an emerging market setting. Six main topics regarding the financial management applications in emerging markets are covered, and the context of these topics are ""Capital Structure,"" ""Market Efficiency and Market Models,"" ""Merger and Acquisitions and Corporate Governance,"" ""Working Capital Management,"" ""Financial Economics and Digital Currency,"" and ""Real Estate and Health Finance.""

Human Capital and Competences in Project Management

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ISBN: 9789535137863 9789535137870 9789535140184 Year: Pages: 120 DOI: 10.5772/67268 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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People's competence has a strong influence on the strategy of human resource management, affecting daily aspects, thought patterns, and behavioral modes of executive management and employees. From a business perspective, there is a strong relationship between human capital and success and also an integral development of the human factor in all its dimensions, both personal and professional, and social competences must be a key factor to reach it. To help achieve this business excellence, it is necessary to transfer the demands of the labor market into education, and one of the ways is through methodological framework for Project Management and Management, specifically the IPMA Individual Competence Baseline, which is an essential tool for achieving economic growth, corporate development, and competitiveness.

Positive and Negative Aspects of Outsourcing

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ISBN: 9789535139331 9789535139348 9789535140542 Year: Pages: 132 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68439 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Business and Management
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Outsourcing has been seen as a phenomenon allowing competitive advantages for organizations, but some studies do not include the causes and consequences of this particular strategy. Consequently, the objective of this book is to fill this gap by combining several studies from different perspectives. The various chapters presented here follow several approaches, which researchers explore in different contexts. This book intends, therefore, to add to the body of knowledge about outsourcing. Furthermore, it shows how the outsourcing strategy can stimulate organizations' development in various countries and regions worldwide.

Contemporary Issues and Research in Operations Management

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ISBN: 9781789233100 9781789233117 Year: Pages: 142 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71209 Language: English
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Subject: Business and Management
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Operations management (OM) is the function concerned with the planning, design, implementation, and control of business operations in the production of goods and services. OM has expanded from its original factory-centric orientation to encompass the service industry and the respective, accompanying supply chains, with a broad, global range of applications, increasing reliance on quantitative analysis, and the development and the use of supporting computer-based information systems and technology. This book highlights some critical aspects and advances in the field of operations management. Topics covered include investigations in the area of sustainable supply chain management; the application of OM principles to the deployment of field laboratories to address epidemics; and novel approaches to applying operations management in response to increasingly diverse requirements, circumstances, and performance criteria.

Multi-Criteria Methods and Techniques Applied to Supply Chain Management

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ISBN: 9781789233346 9781789233353 Year: Pages: 178 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71296 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Transportation
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This book intends to be a complimentary reference for graduate and undergraduate courses of Business and Engineering. Readers not familiar with Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) and supply chain management (SCM) may have a first glance, reading isolate chapters. Moreover, the sequential order from Chapters 1 to 8 may be more instructive. Readers with expertise on MCDM or SCM will find interesting applications or proposals. The book also presents a systematic literature review, which confirms the leadership of analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and data envelopment analysis (DEA).

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