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dc.titleEssays on strategic adaptation and firm performance during institutional transition
dc.contributor.authorAJAI SINGH GAUR
dc.date.accessioned2010-04-08T10:32:11Z
dc.date.available2010-04-08T10:32:11Z
dc.date.issued2007-07-06
dc.identifier.citationAJAI SINGH GAUR (2007-07-06). Essays on strategic adaptation and firm performance during institutional transition. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/13344
dc.description.abstractI link agency theory and institutional theory to predict the strategic choices firms make and the performance consequences of these choices during a period of institutional transition. Specifically, I examine the impact of ownership concentration and identity, institutional transition, and business group affiliation on a firma??s choice to collaborate with foreign firms and to exit the market. Further, I examine the performance consequences of these strategic choices, and how the relationships between the strategic choices and the firm performance are contingent on the governance structure of the firm.I test my arguments on a longitudinal sample of 9,926 Indian firms over a 17 year period from 1989 to 2005. The theory and findings I present in this dissertation provide new avenues of research on strategic adaptation and change, especially in the dynamic and evolving institutional environments we have been witnessing in many emerging economies in the early 2000s.
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectstrategic adaptation, strategic change, firm performance, exit and collaborations, institutional theory, agency theory
dc.typeThesis
dc.contributor.departmentBUSINESS POLICY
dc.contributor.supervisorANDREW KARL DELIOS
dc.description.degreePh.D
dc.description.degreeconferredDOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
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