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論文名稱(中文) The Relationships between Top Management Team Heterogeneity and Firm Performance: Moderating Effects of Environmental Dynamism and Munificence
論文名稱(英文) The Relationships between Top Management Team Heterogeneity and Firm Performance: Moderating Effects of Environmental Dynamism and Munificence
校院名稱 成功大學
系所名稱(中) 國際經營管理研究所碩士班
系所名稱(英) Institute of International Management (IIMBA--Master)
學年度 98
學期 2
出版年 99
研究生(中文) 塔西里
研究生(英文) MOHAMED TAHIRI
學號 RC695793
學位類別 碩士
語文別 英文
論文頁數 67頁
口試委員 口試委員-張瀞之
口試委員-鄭至甫
指導教授-林豪傑
中文關鍵字 none 
英文關鍵字 Top management team heterogeneity  Educational  Functional  Tenure  Environmental dynamism  Environmental munificence  Innovation performance  Financial performance 
學科別分類
中文摘要 none
英文摘要 The growth and development of a firm depend on its ability to innovate new products to the market. Innovation and management always need a great team to cooperate and work together to perform well.
This paper explores how demographic heterogeneity in top management team affects firm innovation and financial performance. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the effect of demographic heterogeneity (Functional, Educational, and Tenure) on top management team with regard to firm innovation and financial performance. This paper uses 150 industrial firms in Taiwan. Regression method is used and hierarchical regression analyses are presented to indicate that TMT heterogeneities have some important effects on firm innovation and financial performance. It was observed that Educational Heterogeneity is significantly correlated with the firm performance, while other heterogeneities were not. It is also observed that the Environmental Dynamism and Munificence have direct relationship with firm performance; however they have not moderating effects. This might be the cause of mixing two different scales.
論文目次 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I
ABSTRACT II
TABLE OF CONTENTS III
LIST OF TABLES VI
LIST OF FIGURES VII
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 Research Background and Motivation. 1
1.2 Research Gap. 4
1.3 Research Objectives. 5
1.4 Research Procedure. 6
1.5 The Structure of the Study. 7
CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 9
2.1 Theoretical Perspective – Upper-echelons Perspective. 9
2.2 Research Constructs. 10
2.2.1 TMT Heterogeneities. 10
2.2.2 Innovation Performance. 12
2.2.3 Financial Performance. 12
2.3 Hypotheses Deduction. 13
2.3.1 TMT Heterogeneities and Firm Performance. 13
2.3.2 TMT Tenure Heterogeneity. 17
2.3.3 Environmental Dynamism as a Moderator. 18
2.3.4 Environmental Munificence as a Moderator. 19
CHAPTER THREE RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY 21
3.1 The Conceptual Model. 22
3.2 Sample and Data Collection. 22
3.3 Hypotheses to be Tested. 23
3.4 Measures. 24
3.4.1 TMT Heterogeneities. 24
3.4.2 Environmental Dynamism and Munificence. 26
3.4.3 Financial Performance. 27
3.4.4 Innovation Performance. 28
3.4.5 Control Variables. 28
3.5 Data Analysis Procedure. 28
3.5.1 Descriptive Statistics. 28
3.5.2 Internal Consistency Analysis (Cronbach’s Alpha). 29
3.5.3 Pearson Correlation Analysis. 29
3.5.4 Moderated Hierarchical Regression Analysis. 29
CHAPTER FOUR RESEARCH RESULTS AND ANALYSIS 30
4.1 Descriptive Analysis. 30
4.2 Factor Analysis and Reliability Checks. 32
4.2.1 Confirmatory Factor Analysis. 32
4.2.2 Reliability Checks. 37
4.3 Hypotheses Testing. 38
4.3.1 Pearson Correlation. 38
4.3.2 Hierarchical Regression Analysis. 39
CHAPTER FIVE CONCLUSIONS AND SUGGESTIONS 45
5.1 Research Results. 45
5.2 Discussion and Implications. 47
5.3 Limitations and Future Research. 48
REFERENCES 51
Appendix A: Questionnaire in both English and Chinese 58
Appendix B: Names of the Companies 64
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