Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendelianae Brun. 2012, 60, 359-368
Published online 2013-07-02

Corporate governance – research of key indicators on market of processing industry in the Czech Republic via cluster analysis

Iveta Šimberová1, Alena Kocmanová2

1Ústav managementu, Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Kolejní 2906/4, 612 00 Brno, Česká republika
2Ústav ekonomiky, Fakulta podnikatelská, Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Kolejní 2906/4, 612 00 Brno, Česká republika

The discussion on corporate governance has oriented on practical problems, including corporate fraud, the abuse of managerial power and social irresponsibility. Contemporary cognition implicates the fact that the questions regarding to corporate governance are very actual especially in relation to company competitiveness, company performance and sustainability of success (long term viability). Paper is focused to the current questions regarding to the definition of corporate governance, looking for the appropriate conceptual framework and identification of key corporate governance indicators in selected industrial market in the Czech Republic via cluster analysis. The scientific aim is looking for the appropriate key indicators in processing industry as a base for the corporate governance performance measurement. The presentations of the results in the paper are just part of selected results in the framework of the elaborated research project titled “Construction of Methods for Multifactor Assessment of Company Complex Performance in Selected Sectors”.


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