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A Model of Antecedents and Characteristics of Corporate Spin-Offs





A 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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  • E. Van De Velde & B. Clarysse, 2006. "A Model of Antecedents and Characteristics of Corporate Spin-Offs," Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium 06/389, Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
  • Handle: RePEc:rug:rugwps:06/389

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    1. 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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