Top Management Characteristics and Innovation. Impact and Moderating Factors


Bachelor Thesis, 2018

42 Pages, Grade: 1.0

C. Rath (Author)


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Table of contents

Table of contents

List of abbreviations

List of figures

List of tables

List of appendices

1 Introduction
1.1 Research question
1.2 Innovation
1.3 Top management team

2 Upper echelons theory

3 The impact of top management team characteristics on innovation
3.1 Top management team traits
3.1.1 Average age
3.1.2 Average tenure
3.1.3 Educational background
3.1.4 Functional background
3.1.5 Gender
3.2 Top management team diversity
3.2.1 Age diversity
3.2.2 Tenure diversity
3.2.3 Educational background diversity
3.2.4 Functional background diversity
3.2.5 Gender diversity

4 Moderating factors affecting the impact of top management team characteristics on innovation
4.1 Culture
4.2 Industry context
4.3 Strategic context
4.4 Interfunctional coordination

5 Case Study
5.1 Innovation at Tesla and Ford
5.2 The impact of CEO characteristics on innovation at Tesla and Ford

6 Conclusion and outlook
6.1 Managerial implications
6.2 Limitations
6.3 Future research

Appendices

References

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Title
Top Management Characteristics and Innovation. Impact and Moderating Factors
College
LMU Munich  (Strategische Unternehmensführung)
Grade
1.0
Author
Year
2018
Pages
42
Catalog Number
V1322164
ISBN (eBook)
9783346812278
ISBN (Book)
9783346812285
Language
English
Keywords
management, characteristics, innovation, impact, moderating, factors
Quote paper
C. Rath (Author), 2018, Top Management Characteristics and Innovation. Impact and Moderating Factors, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1322164

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