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When Private Companies Go Public

When Private Companies Go Public Entrepreneurs appear to become better managers of their businessesonce those businesses go public this means more attention to systematicplanning, more reliance on other senior managers and directors, lesssecretiveness and longer time horizons. Isolates characteristics ofgrowing firms compared to stalled firms and suggests waysfor private companies to gain benefits like those public flotation wouldprovide. Suggestions are designed to stimulate the positive influencesof going public without disposal of privately held shares. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Management Decision Emerald Publishing

When Private Companies Go Public

Management Decision , Volume 30 (1) – Jan 1, 1992

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0025-1747
DOI
10.1108/00251749210008669
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Abstract

Entrepreneurs appear to become better managers of their businessesonce those businesses go public this means more attention to systematicplanning, more reliance on other senior managers and directors, lesssecretiveness and longer time horizons. Isolates characteristics ofgrowing firms compared to stalled firms and suggests waysfor private companies to gain benefits like those public flotation wouldprovide. Suggestions are designed to stimulate the positive influencesof going public without disposal of privately held shares.

Journal

Management DecisionEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1992

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