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Are Chinese CEOs Stewards or Agents? Revisiting the Agency–Stewardship Debate

Emerging Market Firms in the Global Economy

ISBN: 978-1-78441-066-7, eISBN: 978-1-78441-065-0

ISSN: 1569-3767

Publication date: 11 November 2014

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As one of the few studies to connect the theoretical debate between the agency and stewardship theories, this study presents new evidence to support the stewardship theory, thereby strengthening its theoretical importance and relevance in corporate governance literature.

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Hu, H.W. and Alon, I. (2014), "Are Chinese CEOs Stewards or Agents? Revisiting the Agency–Stewardship Debate", Emerging Market Firms in the Global Economy (International Finance Review, Vol. 15), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 255-277. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1569-376720140000015011

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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