Corporate governance: reflecting on core theories in context of VC-backed startup boards

Blagburn, Natalia (2016) Corporate governance: reflecting on core theories in context of VC-backed startup boards. In: BAM 2016 - British Academy of Management Conference, 6th - 8th September 2016, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

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Abstract

The research topic of boards of directors in companies in general and in startups in particular has been addressed by several disciplines including, management, finance, and organisational behaviour.

This developmental paper reviews and reflects upon a selection of core corporate governance theoretical frameworks that have been extended to study boards of directors in the context of VC-backed startups, including agency theory, resource-dependence theory, team production theory and emerging behavioural theory of boards.

The discussion will serve as an input into research design of a study into processes, working relationships and dynamics of startup boards.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: N200 Management studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Corporate and Executive Development
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Depositing User: Natalia Blagburn
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2016 08:59
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2017 15:19
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/28600

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