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Author: 李文嘉
Wen-chia Li
Thesis Title: 企業決策者、特徵與賄賂之關係:以俄羅斯為探討之樣本
Examining the associations among corporate control, characteristics and bribery: An analysis of Russia sample
Advisor: 陳崇文
Chung-Wen Chen
Committee: 吳克振
none
張譯尹
none
Degree: 碩士
Master
Department: 管理學院 - 管理研究所
Graduate Institute of Management
Thesis Publication Year: 2011
Graduation Academic Year: 99
Language: 英文
Pages: 62
Keywords (in Chinese): BriberyAgency TheoryManager-controlledShareholder-controlledFirm sizeFirm age
Keywords (in other languages): Bribery, Agency Theory, Manager-controlled, Shareholder-controlled, Firm size, Firm age
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  • This research examines the association among the forms of firm control, characteristics and bribery, and also discusses the moderating effects of firm size and firm age. Base on the agency theory to investigate the relationship between the forms of firm control (manager-controlled & shareholder-controlled) and bribery. The characteristics of firm (firm size & firm age) are used to be moderators. The data set from WBES, which were analyzed by hierarchical regression. WBES contains 519 firms from Russia. Results indicate substantial support for manager-controlled firms, has positive significant associated with bribery, and firm size and firm age have negative significant associated with bribery. This research offers insights that are salient to the intention of bribery drives by decision makers and characteristics of firm.


    This research examines the association among the forms of firm control, characteristics and bribery, and also discusses the moderating effects of firm size and firm age. Base on the agency theory to investigate the relationship between the forms of firm control (manager-controlled & shareholder-controlled) and bribery. The characteristics of firm (firm size & firm age) are used to be moderators. The data set from WBES, which were analyzed by hierarchical regression. WBES contains 519 firms from Russia. Results indicate substantial support for manager-controlled firms, has positive significant associated with bribery, and firm size and firm age have negative significant associated with bribery. This research offers insights that are salient to the intention of bribery drives by decision makers and characteristics of firm.

    Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Research Motivation and purpose………………………….……………p.1 Chapter 2 Literature Review 2.1 Bribery…………………………………………………………………...p.3 2.2 Firm Control…………………………….……………………………….p.5 2.2.1 Agency theory………………………………………………………p.5 2.2.2 Manager-controlled firm……………………………………………p.7 2.2.3 Shareholder-controlled firm…………………………………….….p.8 2.3 Firm size....................................................……………………………..p.10 2.4 Firm age....................................................…………………………..….p.12 2.5 The moderating effect of firm size and firm age.............…………..…..p.13 Chapter 3 Research Method 3.1 Survey Instrument and Sample……….…………………………..……p.15 3.2 Research Framework and hypothesis……….……………………….…p.16 3.3 Definition of Research Variable………………...………………...……p.18 3.3.1Bribery......................................………………………………......….p18 3.3.2 Firm control...........................………………………………...……..p.18 3.3.3 Firm size............................………………………………...………..p.19 3.3.4 Firm age..........................………………………………...……...…..p.19 3.3.5 Control variables............………………………………...……...…..p.19 3.4 Method of Analysis…………………………………………………….p.21 3.4.1 Descriptive statistics analysis……………………………………….p.21 3.4.2 Correlation analysis…………………………………………..…….p.21 3.4.3 Reliability analysis…………………………………………..…..….p.21 3.4.4 Regression analysis…………………………………………..….….p.22 Chapter 4 Data analysis and Discussion 4.1 Descriptive Statistics………………………………………………..…p.23 4.2 Correlation analysis ………………………………………….………..p.25 4.3 Hypothesis Analysis Result………………………………………...….p.28 Chapter 5 Discussion 5.1 Summary of Key Finding……………………………………………...p.40 5.2 Contributions and Managerial Implications……………………………p.43 5.3 Research Limitations…………………………………………………...p.44 5.4 Suggestions for Future Research……………………………….………p.44 References………………………………………………………...…..p.45 Appendix…………………………………………………………...…p.50

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