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The making of active boards in Swedish public companies

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  • Karin Jonnergård
  • Anna Stafsudd

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Management & Governance.

    Volume (Year): 15 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 123-155

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:15:y:2011:i:1:p:123-155

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    Keywords: Board of directors; Board activities; Board involvement; Board composition; Board networks; Institutional theory;

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    1. Kallifatides, Markus & Petrelius Karlberg, Pernilla, 2012. "What makes for a value-creating corporate board? A literature synthesis and suggestions for research," Working Paper Series in Business Administration 2012:1, Stockholm School of Economics, revised 15 Jan 2013.
    2. Collin, Sven-Olof Yrjö & Ahlberg, Jenny, 2012. "Blood in the boardroom: Family relationships influencing the functions of the board," Journal of Family Business Strategy, Elsevier, vol. 3(4), pages 207-219.

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