Effectiveness of Early Venture Boards: A Grounded Theory Study

Blagburn, Natalia (2020) Effectiveness of Early Venture Boards: A Grounded Theory Study. In: 6th Annual Conference of the International Corporate Governance Society: Corporate Governance and Environmental Sustainability, 13-15 Nov 2020, Norfolk, US. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

There is evidence that some boards of early investor-backed tech ventures propel them to the next stage of growth, whilst some others leave founders and shareholders question their effectiveness. Although the research on venture boards has grown considerably over the past ten years, very little is still known about what goes on within the boardroom, especially during the crucial early stages of venture development.

This extended abstract paper consolidates the preliminary findings of an exploratory grounded theory study into the director experiences on early boards of investor-backed tech ventures in the UK. Early results offer a fresh take on the relationship model between board attributes, board role and company performance.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: early venture boards, board effectiveness
Subjects: N100 Business studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School
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Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 14 May 2021 13:41
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 14:38
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/46176

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