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Impact of the Ownership Structure on Corporate Management in Engineering


  • Dieieva Nataliia E.

    () (Donetsk National Technical University)

  • Mykhaylova Nataliia S.

    () (Centre legislative initiatives at the Donetsk regional council)


The article analyses impact of the ownership structure on corporate management in the engineering industry of Ukraine. In order to detect impact of the structure of corporate ownership on corporate management the article uses general scientific and special methods of study: method of critical analysis and generalisation of theoretical studies, comparison method and statistical method. Analysis of engineering enterprises confirmed availability of impact of the structure of corporate ownership on corporate management. The article also shows that the engineering industry of Ukraine is characterised with the concentrated ownership structure, which has the following features: restriction of rights of minority shareholders with respect to management and control in a joint stock company; availability of corporate conflicts between majority and minority shareholders; availability of intense control of owners over management, which influences efficiency of making managerial decisions; hired managers and enterprise employees have no possibility to acquire stock of a joint stock company including in the form of bonuses and incentives; the controlling owner is interested in efficient activity of the enterprise and tries to create necessary conditions for this. The conducted studies give a possibility to establish that a share of stock that belongs to a hired executive body is smaller in those joint stock companies in which concentration of ownership is higher. The article also shows that the higher ownership concentration the higher is the probability that the owner would be a part of controlling bodies.

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  • Dieieva Nataliia E. & Mykhaylova Nataliia S., 2014. "Impact of the Ownership Structure on Corporate Management in Engineering," Business Inform, RESEARCH CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS of NAS (KHARKIV, UKRAINE), Kharkiv National University of Economics, issue 2, pages 149-154.
  • Handle: RePEc:idp:bizinf:y:2014:i:2:p:149_154

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    1. T. Dolgopiatova, 2009. "Corporate Governance in Russian Companies," Problems of Economic Transition, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 52(6), pages 76-92.
    2. Sergei Guriev & Olga Lazareva & Andrei Rachinsky & Sergei Tsukhlo, 2004. "Corporate Governance in Russian Industry," Problems of Economic Transition, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(3), pages 6-83.
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