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Corporate Disclosure and Investor Relations In Electronics Industry

Zubair, S.M. (2010) Corporate Disclosure and Investor Relations In Electronics Industry.

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Abstract:This thesis contributes to the academic literature by examining two areas - corporate internet disclosure and information sharing over internet for investor relations purposes. The research focuses on electronics industry. To assess the corporate disclosure level, firstly a questionnaire study has been conducted to know the types of information deem important to the investor community for making viable investment decisions. Afterwards, on the basis of those variables (collected from the questionnaire study) a detailed analysis has been carried out on corporate disclosure level. The results show that, companies in electronics industry are not exploiting the full potential of internet as a disclosure medium. Secondly, for information sharing over internet an explorative study has been done that looks at recent changes in web tools and technologies. The study shows that, the development of new web tools have excellent possibility to make real time information sharing very effective, less costly, more secured and highly convenient with their target audiences. However, the study reveals that companies do not use the emerging web tools to their fullest capacity and there is significant room to harness the benefits
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Royal Philips Electronics N.V.
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration MSc (60644)
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