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Political constraints, organization design and performance measurement in China's state-owned enterprises

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  • O'Connor, Neale G.
  • Deng, Johnny
  • Luo, Yadong
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    Volume (Year): 31 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 (February)
    Pages: 157-177

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:31:y:2006:i:2:p:157-177

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    1. Lam, Kevin C.K. & McGuinness, Paul B. & Vieito, João Paulo, 2013. "CEO gender, executive compensation and firm performance in Chinese‐listed enterprises," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 1136-1159.
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    3. Li, Shaomin & Selover, David D. & Stein, Michael, 2011. ""Keep silent and make money": Institutional patterns of earnings management in China," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(5), pages 369-382, October.

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