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R&D and firm performance

Albert N. Link and Donald S. Siegel

in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268825
eISBN:
9780191699290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268825.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

As discussed in Chapter 3, investments in R&D are positively related to total factor productivity (TFP) or productivity growth. Stated differently, empirical studies have consistently found a ... More


Foundation Ownership and Firm Performance: A Review of the International Evidence

Steen Thomsen

in Corporate Governance in Contention

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805274
eISBN:
9780191843402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805274.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Foundation ownership of business companies is a governance structure which combines philanthropy and business. It is common in Northern Europe, particularly in Denmark. This chapter explains the ... More


Do Leaders Matter?

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Do leaders matter to their organizations? DO CEO’s matter the most? What type of leadership is most effective? This chapter sets out to answer thesecomplex questions from the large body of research ... More


Empirical Literature

Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari, and Virginie Pérotin

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Most studies suggest that when firms have good performance measures, performance-related pay is associated with improved employee productivity and better worker–firm match. If all firms that would ... More


Market Assessment of Company Performance

Paul Marsh

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers whether or not share prices reflect company performance and prospects. Many believe otherwise, therefore the chapter investigates the arguments as to why this is the case ... More


Theoretical Implications

Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari, and Virginie Pérotin

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Compensation systems based on employee performance are seen as a way to correct some of the imperfections in labour, product, and capital markets that affect the employment relationship. By ... More


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