An analysis of corporate board networks in South Africa

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dc.contributor.author Durbach, I N
dc.contributor.author Parker, H
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-29T08:05:38Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-29T08:05:38Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Durbach, I. N., & Parker, H. (2009). An analysis of corporate board networks in south africa. South African Journal of Business Management, 40(2), 15-26.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/24424
dc.description.abstract In this paper we analyse the networks created from directors sitting on the boards of companies in South Africa. We consider two projections of this network: a director network, in which only directors are present and two directors are linked if they sit together on one or more common boards; and a firm network, in which only firms are present and an edge indicates that the two firms share one or more directors. We describe these networks in terms of the statistical properties that they possess, and compare them to theoretical values obtained under various random network models. The network analysis is the first to be applied to a relatively small emerging economy like South Africa. We find that many of the features previously found to hold for highly-developed countries also apply here, suggesting that corporate networks may be fairly robust to stages of economic development.
dc.source South African Journal of Business Management
dc.source.uri http://reference.sabinet.co.za/sa_epublication/busman
dc.title An analysis of corporate board networks in South Africa
dc.date.updated 2016-01-08T10:36:48Z
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Commerce
dc.publisher.department Graduate School of Business
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