Institutional Ownership and Multinational Firms: Relationships to Social and Environmental Performance, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Institutional Ownership and Multinational Firms

Relationships to Social and Environmental Performance, 1st Edition

By James J. Kennelly


136 pages

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

List of Tables


1. Introduction

Research Purpose

Importance of Topic

Organization of the Book

2. Issues in Corporate Social and Environmental Performance

The Concept of Corporate Social Performance (CSP)

Theories of Corporate Social Performance

The Stakeholder Perspective

Unpacking the CSP Construct

3. Multinational Advantages

Multinationality as Competitive Advantage

Multinational Corporations, Nation-States and Social


Measurement of the Multinationality Construct

Hypothesizing the Implications of Level of Multinationality on Social and Environmental Performance

4. Institutional Ownership and Market Myopia

Trends in Institutional Ownership

Myopic Institutions and Efficient Markets

Empirical Evidence

Institutional Ownership Hypothesis

A Note on the Institutional Ownership Construct

Sample and Methodology

Sample Selection

Measurement and Operationalization

Analytical Techniques

6. Research Results

Univariate Analysis

Bivariate Analysis

Factor Analysis of Multinationality Variables

Factor Analysis of Social and Environmental Performance Variables

Hypotheses Tests

Degree of Multinationality

7. Discussion and Conclusions

Impacts of Level of Firm Multinationality

Impact of Institutional Ownership on Social and Environmental Performance

Conceptualization and Measurement of Level of Multinationality

Scope and Limitations

Contribution and Conclusions




About the Author

James J. Kennelly

About the Series

Transnational Business and Corporate Culture

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