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Corporate strategy and parenting advantage

Corporate strategy and parenting advantage Suggests that the key question for multibusiness companies — companies whose constituent businesses are diverse in nature and operate in several different marketplaces — is not which business to be in, nor how to structure them, nor even what size they should be: but how the parent company creates a strategy which adds value to constituent businesses. Uses explanatory Figures for emphasis and stresses the need to define business unit boundaries and corporate reporting structures with clarity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Corporate strategy and parenting advantage

The Antidote , Volume 3 (7): 4 – Nov 1, 1998

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006590
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Abstract

Suggests that the key question for multibusiness companies — companies whose constituent businesses are diverse in nature and operate in several different marketplaces — is not which business to be in, nor how to structure them, nor even what size they should be: but how the parent company creates a strategy which adds value to constituent businesses. Uses explanatory Figures for emphasis and stresses the need to define business unit boundaries and corporate reporting structures with clarity.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Nov 1, 1998

Keywords: Corporate structure; Parent companies; Business culture

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