A Model of Antecedents and Characteristics of Corporate Spin-Offs
AbstractA persistent question surrounding corporate spin-offs is: ‘What accounts for the performance of corporate spin-offs? In order to be able to provide an answer to this question, we have reviewed the literature on corporate spin-offs. We found that after two decades of studying corporate spin-offs, the literature remains fragmented with little efforts at accumulation, the empirical work infrequently build upon one another. Therefore, we have designed a model of antecedents and characteristics of corporate spin-offs by identifying the key dimensions that contribute to the performance of a CSO.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in its series Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium with number 06/389.
Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: May 2006
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- López Iturriaga, Félix & Martin Cruz, Natalia, 2008. "Antecedents of corporate spin-offs in Spain: A resource-based approach," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(6-7), pages 1047-1056, July.
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