TITLE

Corporate Governance Networks and Interlocking Directorates in the Czech Republic

AUTHOR(S)
Nowak, Ondřej
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology;2012, Issue 71, p1203
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper presents an exploration into the structure of the corporate governance network and interlocking directorates in the Czech Republic. First a literature overview and a basic terminology of the network theory is presented. Further in the text, statistics and other calculations relevant to corporate governance networks are presented. For this purpose an empirical data set consisting of 2 906 joint stock companies in the Czech Republic was examined. Industries with the highest average number of interlocks per company were healthcare, and energy and utilities. There is no observable link between the financial performance of the company and the number of its interlocks. Also interlocks with financial companies are very rare.
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88947008

 

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