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Business Groups in Argentina

Eduardo Fracchia, Luiz Mesquita and Juan Quiroga.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 9037 words.

This article presents the origins and recent evolution of Argentine business groups. It provides a brief basic profile of these business groups in terms of size, ownership, governance, and...

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Business Groups in Brazil

Dante M. Aldrighi and Fernando A. S. Postali.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 11908 words.

As in many other countries, business groups in Brazil are typically owned by families and owe much of their evolution and weight in the national economy to government policies. Nonetheless,...

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Business Groups in Chile

Fernando Lefort.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 11968 words.

Chilean business groups tend to be structured as a collection of listed and non-listed companies presenting highly concentrated ownership and hanging under a listed holding company. These...

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Business Groups in China

Keun Lee and Young‐Sam Kang.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 9699 words.

Apart from some incidence in the early twentieth century, modern-style business groups emerged in China in the mid-1980s as a consequence of the reform and restructuring of state-owned...

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Business Groups in Emerging Markets: Paragons or Parasites?

Tarun Khanna and Yishay Yafeh.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 12272 words.

The ubiquity and diversity of business groups make the study of this institution fascinating. Conceptually, this hybrid organizational form between firm and market can shed new light on the...

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Business Groups in India

Jayati Sarkar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 10780 words.

The objective of this article is to examine the evolution of family business groups in India, one of the fastest-growing emerging economies in recent times and a country where business...

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Business Groups in Israel

Konstantin Kosenko and Yishay Yafeh.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 9062 words.

Business groups of various forms and types have existed in Israel almost constantly since its independence. This article begins with a brief summary of the relevant institutional and...

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Business Groups in Mexico

Taeko Hoshino.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 11469 words.

The purpose of this article is to reveal the reasons behind the growth of large Mexican business groups and the changes in their characteristics under the neo-liberal economic reforms and...

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Business Groups in Prewar Japan: Historical Formation and Legacy

Hideaki Miyajima and Shinya Kawamoto.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 12718 words.

The objective of this article is to examine the evolution and economic function of business groups, often referred to as zaibatsu, in prewar Japan. It should be noted, however, that, in...

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Business Groups in Russia

Sergei Guriev.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; International Business. 8014 words.

This article tracks the evolution of Russian business groups since their emergence during privatization in the 1990s and the restructuring and consolidation that followed. As in other...

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