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Zdziarski Michał (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Relacje zespołów kierowniczych polskich spółek giełdowych
Interlocking Directorates in Polish Listed Companies
Współczesne Zarządzanie, 2012, nr 4, s. 223-231, rys., tab., bibliogr. 14 poz.
Contemporary Management Quarterly : the Journal of Scientific Community and Business Leaders
Spółki giełdowe, Rada nadzorcza spółki, Relacje organizacyjne, Analiza sieciowa
Stock market companies, Supervisory board of the company, Organizational relationships, Network analysis
streszcz., summ.
Przedstawiony tekst jest komunikatem z badań autora prowadzonych w ramach zespołu pod kierunkiem prof. dr hab. Krzysztofa Obłója, realizującego projekt NN115259636 finansowany przez MNiSZW. Celem przedstawionego badania jest ilościowa analiza zasobu niematerialnego, jakim jest kapitał relacji firm powstający w powiązaniach budowanych w radach nadzorczych i zarządach. W komunikacie zaprezentowany jest model sieci relacji łączących polskie firmy giełdowe wedle stanu na styczeń 2007 r. i analiza struktury opisywanego zjawiska. Przedstawiono też pomiar kapitału relacji przy pomocy wskaźników centralności analizowanej sieci. (abstrakt oryginalny)

The above article is a review of research conducted by the author as part of a larger team project chaired by Prof Krzysztof Oblój and supported by the Polish Ministry of Science, grant number NN115259636. The major goal of the presented research was to develop quantitative measures of relationship capital of the firms that are generated by interlocking directorates. I am presenting the model of relationships among Polish listed companies as from January 2007 using data from the court registry accessed by Lexis Nexis. I am using board interlocks as indicators of relationships which analyze two measures of network centrality: closeness and betweenness. Centrality measures enables us to estimate relationship capital as a potential access to information and the ability to exchange and combine resources with firms. I also describe the distribution of closeness and betweenness centrality in the analyzed network. Then I presented characteristics of the local network of the most central firm and analyzed how centrality changes if it is extracted from the network. To summarize, there were three contributions the presented research made: 1. The first attempted to present and analyze the network of interlocks in Poland and apply social network analysis measures to quantify relationship capital. 2. Identification of the fact that the largest companies and banks are not central in the analyzed network as it was in most similar analyses from developed economies. It is hypothesized that this situation may lead to the lack of learning opportunities and weak transmission of best practices and knowledge among listed companies. 3. A construction and presentation of the network model that should help executives understand patterns of relationships in the overall network. (original abstract)
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