Social class has just recently found its way into management research, trying to explain how managers’ choices are constructed and performed. We examine how the CEOs social class origin determines firm growth. We refer to social psychology, imprinting and social class the- ory, and subsume a variety of factors to uncover the effects of social class origin. Our study of 1,799 German CEOs unveils that the social class of a CEO’s parents have lasting, multifaceted impacts on several dimensions of firm growth.
|Seiten (von - bis)||11291|
|Fachzeitschrift||Academy of Management Proceedings|
|Publikationsstatus||Veröffentlicht - 1 Aug 2019|
Systematik der Wissenschaftszweige 2012
- 502 Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Göbel, M. F-J., Van Aaken, D., & Winner, H. (2019). The Roots of Success: How CEO Social Class Origin Affects Firm Growth. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019(1), 11291. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2019.11291abstract