Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Hur styrelsearbete i noterade, onoterade och Gasellföretag påverkar prestation, tillväxtmöjlighet och konflikter: En studie av 234 svenska företag
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

A board is a group acting as a link between management and shareholders. The Board’s main task is to govern the firm and protect the interests of shareholders, contribute to the business value creation and ensure the company survives. In recent years have shown that many boards around the world and in Sweden have overlooked central aspects of governance and control. In several cases, this have led to devastating consequences for its owners and society. The purpose of the study is to explain how different group factors affecting the work of the board in Swedish companies and the impact it will have on firm performance, growth opportunity and frequency of conflict in the board. The study aims to compare whether these factors are differences between the boards of listed companies, unlisted companies and Gazelle. The purpose of the study has been answered using a quantitative research approach in which a theoretical framework is the basis for a theoretical model. Cross-sectional data were collected using a sample survey with responses from 67 listed, 70 Gazelle, 4 listed and Gazelle and 93 unlisted company boards. The results of the cross-sectional survey show that boards with a high effort norm and a good decision-making culture tend to value risk and viable strategic options to a greater extent. In comparison the listed and Gazelle companies manage to greater extent to relate these group factors to company performance and growth opportunity. This means that the firm performance and the identification of potential growth opportunity increases. The results also show that boards who have a degree of frequent conflicts do not try and assess the risk to the same extent as companies with less conflict. A conclusion is therefore that the silent boards more often are in conflict and limit their own strategic work.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 41 p.
Keyword [en]
Social Behaviour Law
Keyword [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik, Styrelse, beslutskultur, ansträngningsnorm, värdering av risk, strategisk kunskap, företagsprestation, tillväxtmöjlighet, konfliktfrekvens, strategi
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-55120Local ID: c0445396-48da-42d3-9077-44e4e9e5e0daOAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-55120DiVA: diva2:1028501
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 30 credits
Educational program
Business and Economics, master's level
Supervisors
Examiners
Note
Validerat; 20160902 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(770 kB)376 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT02.pdfFile size 770 kBChecksum SHA-512
423fd4490ec2a0abb9715bb8e47e4959331614f320a07e18f345c3dfc40051278f12abbf43101ce47a626aa464044b8c96c2398fcdf0f64f4658e8ad58aaaa95
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Mitchell, ErikNormelli, Gustav

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 376 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 88 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf