Business Groups in Argentina

Eduardo Fracchia, Luiz Mesquita and Juan Quiroga

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199552863
Published online September 2010 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management

 Business Groups in Argentina

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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 structure. For that, this article reviews the origins and evolution of business groups, addressing in particular the way they have responded to recent transformations in the business environment. In short, this article is intended to offer research on an exploratory basis on the experience of business groups in emerging countries, in an attempt to enrich the understanding of their strategic decisions and behaviors. One interesting feature of this study is that it combines qualitative and quantitative data, collected both through in-depth interviews and from public information sources on Argentine business groups.

Keywords: Argentine business groups; ownership; governance; structure; business environment

Article.  9037 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management ; Organizational Theory and Behaviour ; International Business

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