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Institutional Investors and Institutional Environment: A Comparative Analysis and Review

  • Richard A. Johnson
  • Karen Schnatterly
  • Scott G. Johnson
  • Shih-Chi Chiu
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    We provide a review of the literature surrounding institutional investor classifications, and we extend this research by examining the aforementioned classification systems and relate this to the three predominant financial systems (market-based, family-centred, and bank-centred systems). After integrating this literature we propose that future research can contribute to the corporate governance field in three main ways: through improved measurement of the central constructs, through more complex research designs (through moderated and/or longitudinal relationships), and through asking new types of questions. We suggest several questions and approaches for future research on institutional investors and their interrelationship with country financial systems. Copyright (c) 2010 The Authors. Journal of Management Studies (c) 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and Society for the Advancement of Management Studies.

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    Volume (Year): 47 (2010)
    Issue (Month): s2 (December)
    Pages: 1590-1613

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:jomstd:v:47:y:2010:i:s2:p:1590-1613
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