Jose I. Galan

Jose I. Galan
Universidad de Salamanca · Department of Administration and Business Economics

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This study seeks to investigate whether family firms are more likely to downsize their workforce than their non‐family counterparts. Drawing on socioemotional wealth approach, we first explore the effect of family presence on workforce downsizing. Furthermore, we examine the moderating role of R&D activity on the family presence–downsizing relation...
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This survey examines the empirical literature on the relationship between public R&D subsidies and private R&D investment over the past five decades. The survey reveals a considerable heterogeneity of empirical results that cannot be explained fully by methodological issues. We aim to provide further explanations of the possible causes of that hete...
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Purpose ‐ This study aims to revisit the relative importance of industry and firm level effects on corporate social responsibility (CSR), with the objective of clarifying their diverse effects on CSR. Design/methodology/approach ‐ The authors suggest that CSR is a shared strategic asset based on insights from the industrial organization and institu...
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The main objective of this research is to provide knowledge on the impact that nonparticipation in controversial business can have on corporate financial performance. Accordingly, the stakeholder theory perspective was adopted and the effect of nonparticipation in controversial business on corporatefinancial performance was tested by using market-b...
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This study analyses the impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) on brand value, with the sample being a select group of US corporations with the best global brands. On the basis of the instrumental stakeholder theory, we confirm that CSR is a valid source of intangible competitive advantage. It is not used, however, to its full potential, g...
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This study examines the impact that Research and Development (R&D) intensity has on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). We base our research on the Resource Based View (RBV) theory, which contributes to our analysis of R&D intensity and CSR because this perspective explicitly recognizes the importance of intangible resources. Both R&D and CSR ac...
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This study analyzes whether a diversification strategy facilitates subsequent divisionalization (and hence that ‘structure follows strategy’), and/or whether the multidivisional structure leads to a diversification strategy (and hence that ‘strategy follows structure’). In theoretical terms, this study is original in that it institutes a debate bet...
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This study analyses the evolution in large firms' strategy and structure in a new spatial and temporal context (Spain 1993-2003). The central question of this work is to determine whether transformations undergone in this country have led Spanish companies' strategies and structures to converge with those of other European countries, following the...
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OVERVIEW: How to achieve a sustained competitive advantage that ensures long-term survival has become a major concern for managers of any company, but especially for managers of small and medium-sized firms. It is well-known that these firms have more trouble than larger ones in enduring under hostile environmental conditions. This study illustrate...
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This is an exploratoy study which provides preliminary empirical evidence on the relationship between coordination mechanisms and the evolution of organizational forms and, mainly, the role that incentive systems can play as a potential determinant of the organizational change process. The empirical setting consists of two large Spanish firms belon...
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On the basis of theoretical assumptions approached via the investment development path (IDP), this study examines the most important factors for and against the location decisions in foreign direct investment taken by multinational enterprises, considering host countries at very different stages of economic development (Latin American and European...
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Este trabajo analiza la evolución de la estrategia corporativa y la estructura organizativa de 100 de los mayores grupos empresariales españoles durante el período 1993-2003, con el fin de ofrecer una comparación con otros contextos. Los resultados muestran que la tendencia es similar a la observada en Europa, aunque en España todavía es menos pron...
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This paper is based on an empirical study of 103 Spanish multinational companies that have carried out foreign direct investment (FDI) and analyses to what extent the decision to invest in Latin America responds to factors different from those involved in the decision to invest in other destinations. Rooted in the revised eclectic paradigm of Dunni...
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This study analyzes the effect of industry R&D intensity on the degree of product diversification and examines the interaction effect of free cash flow on the previous relationship at the current time in large US firms. Using the S&P 500 sample, we found support for the hypothesis that industry R&D intensity has a positive impact on the degree of p...
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This study analyzes the effect of industry R&D intensity on the degree of product diversification and examines the interaction effect of free cash flow on the previous relationship at the current time in large US firms. Using the S&P 500 sample, we found support for the hypothesis that industry R&D intensity has a positive impact on the degree of p...
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Este estudio reexamina la relación existente entre la estrategia corporativa de diversificación de producto y la intensidad en I+D, y analiza el efecto de la composición del Consejo de Administración en dicha relación. Con base en la muestra S&P 500, se soporta la hipótesis original sobre el vínculo con forma de U entre la diversificación de produc...
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In this paper we present a original proposal of the methodological and the epistemological aspects of the Business Economics. Furthermore, this paper presents a original classification of Business Economics based on an original proposal about strong form, semi-strong form and weak form of conceptualization. This classification is based on the ideas...
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The main objective of this study is to analyse the strategic and organizational evolution of large firms in a current time period and within a specific geographical context (Spain). In order to achieve this purpose, the paper combines the Chandlerian programme with processual analysis. We draw on documentary sources (annual reports, company histori...
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Este estudio analiza la relación entre la intensidad en I+D de la industria y el grado de diversificación de producto, y examina el efecto moderador del flujo de caja disponible sobre dicha relación para las grandes empresas estadounidenses. Usando la muestra S &P 500, se con firma la hipótesis de que las empresas altamente diversificadas operan en...
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Este artículo describe cómo las empresas establecidas en industrias tradicionales pueden tener éxito en presencia de discontinuidades. Este estudio sugiere que para sobrevivir y seguir creciendo continuamente es necesario que los directivos equilibren en sus empresas los modelos de exploración y de explotación. Los directivos deben conseguir eficie...
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This work is an empirical study that analyzes the dynamical relationship between the strategic change and the organizational change, and the possible emergence of new organizational forms, from the compared investigation of two longitudinal case studies. The results show the increasing implantation of the form "multidivisional network" as corporate...
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Este trabajo es un estudio empírico que analiza la relación dinámica entre el cambio estratégico y el cambio organizativo a partir de la investigación comparada de dos casos de estudio longitudinales. El trabajo muestra que la consecución de resultados económicos superiores se produce cuando existe una coherencia entre la estrategia formulada y la...
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This paper reports on an empirical study based on 103 Spanish companies which have conducted foreign direct investment (FDI). Built on the eclectic paradigm, it aims at finding out the main ownership, internalization and location factors which affect such internationalization processes. The results confirm the determinant importance of factors such...
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In this paper, a framework based on the eclectic paradigm of Dunning is used to provide some empirical evidence about the internationalisation process of firms in Castilla y León. Through the applicatioin of hierarchical analysis and other descriptive methodologies, it has been possible to reach some conclusions about which are the factors determin...
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This paper deals with the relationship between strategy-structure-results based on the economic theory of transactional costs. An important aspect of the relationship is to be found in the organisational costs of the implementation of the strategy associated with the organisational structure. Structural organisation can be defined as a combination...
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Building on previous literature, proposes a theoretical approach to the study of the factors affecting the major decisions related to the internationalisation process of firms. Provides some empirical evidence through the study of a group of newly internationalised companies in one of the less industrially developed regions of Spain. Uses a descrip...
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Este trabajo muestra evidencia empírica sobre diversos tópicos a partir de una muestra de 92 empresas castellano-leonesas que han emprendido el proceso de internacionalización. En la investigación se analiza el tamaño de la empresa exportadora, la estructura de propiedad predominante, aspectos en los que se fundamenta la ventaja competitiva en los...
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Este trabajo es un estudio empírico sobre una muestra de 42 grandes empresas españolas. El objetivo del mismo consiste en abordar conjuntamente y desde un punto de vista fenomenológico los aspectos de estrategia, propiedad y organización. Los resultados muestran que el modelo que caracteriza a la gran empresa española, en el periodo 1985-1992, pres...

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