• ISSN: 2010-023X
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof.Tung-Zong (Donald) Chang
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Cherry L. Chen
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IJTEF 2014 Vol.5(4): 351-354 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2014.V5.396

The Effect of Supervisory Board Size on Corporate-Level Strategies-Evidence from Polish Public Companies

Zbigniew Matyjas
Abstract—This study examines the impact of supervisory board size on corporate-level strategies of Polish listed companies. The study uses data of 201 companies whose values were listed at the end of the year 2011 at the Warsaw Stock Exchange. After using two different multiple regression models the results have showed that the size of the supervisory board has rather strong, although negative effect on two different corporate-level strategies: diversification and internationalization.

Index Terms—Corporate-level strategy, diversification, internationalization, Poland, supervisory board.

Zbigniew Matyjas is with the Faculty of Management, University of Lodz, Lodz, 90-237 Poland (e-mail: zmatyjas@uni.lodz.pl).

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Cite: Zbigniew Matyjas, "The Effect of Supervisory Board Size on Corporate-Level Strategies-Evidence from Polish Public Companies," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.5, no.4, pp. 351-354, 2014.

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