Firms’ management competence: Does it matter?
AbstractThis paper constructs an index for management competence. It tests the validity of this index in a sample of Greek listed firms. It is shown that management competence contributes significantly to sales growth, to firms’ shares return and profitability.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Peloponnese, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0015.
Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: 2008
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competence; leverage; Greek firms;
Other versions of this item:
- C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
- M12 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting - - Business Administration - - - Personnel Management; Executives; Executive Compensation
- M21 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting - - Business Economics - - - Business Economics
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- NEP-ALL-2008-01-26 (All new papers)
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