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ASU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

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In this study I investigate the organizational mechanisms (pathways) through which strategic investors can help a firm improve performance. Many commercial banks in China have recently invited foreign banks as strategic investors since China’s entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), hoping to gain managerial and technological knowhow from the foreign banks. Using Shanghai Pudong Development Bank as a representative example, I conduct an in-depth qualitative analysis about how the joining of Citi Bank as a strategic investor has helped the local Chinese bank improve its financial performance. On the basis of a comprehensive review of the relevant literature, I …

Liu, Xinyi, Pei, Ker-Wei, Chen, Hong, et al.
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中国水环境行业当前正处在以质量驱动、效率提升为主导的发展阶段,为积极响应国家政策以及环境发展导向,平衡公众日益增长的公共品需求同公共品短缺、低效之间的矛盾,抓住市场发展机遇,提高企业市场竞争中的核心能力,水环境行业必须要明确资本驱动、效率导向、服务标准提高要求下的价值流方向,加快行业发展动力的创新改革。因此,本文立足政府充分授权下的水环境企业战略联盟模式(具体体现为BOT模式)影响因素研究,包括如下几部分内容: 第一,界定政府充分授权下水环境企业战略联盟内涵,分析其形成的理论基础、水环境企业战略联盟的类型、发展差异性及战略联盟动因。通过梳理战略联盟理论国内外研究现状回顾及评述,提出政府充分授权下水环境企业战略联盟模式研究的主要问题。 第二,探索政府充分授权下水环境企业战略联盟模式的影响因素。通过对水环境基础设施战略联盟项目合同关键内容的深入分析,识别出政府充分授权下水环境企业战略联盟模式的关键影响因素。 第三,实证分析各关键因素对政府充分授权下水环境企业战略联盟模式效果的影响。运用回归分析方法对项目规模、政府政策、监督管理、激励机制、风险分配和投资回报对联盟模式效果的影响进行实证检验,验证了各影响因素对政府充分授权下水环境企业战略联盟模式效果的正向作用。 最后,对政府充分授权下水环境企业战略联盟模式影响因素及作用研究的结论进行总结。 Dissertation/Thesis

Li, Zhensheng, Pei, Ker-Wei, Yu, Xiaoyun, et al.
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