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Managerial cognition and reputation : does communication about firms’ intangibles affect performance?

Tracey, Noel P., Kabanoff, Boris, & Newton, Cameron J. (2011) Managerial cognition and reputation : does communication about firms’ intangibles affect performance? In Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management : East Meets West – Enlightening, Balancing, Transcending, 12 – 16 August 2011, San Antonio, Texas.

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Abstract

Corporate reputation is viewed as fundamental to firm performance, growth and survival and the maintenance and enhancement of that reputation is a key responsibility of senior executives. However, relatively little is known about the main dimensions of corporate reputation and the amount of attention given to them by senior executives. Based on the corporate reputation and intangible resources literatures, thirteen reputational elements were identified and the amount of attention given to those elements in a large, longitudinal sample of annual reports from Australian firms was measured using computer aided text analysis. This identified five, main reputational dimensions that were both stable over time and related to firms’ future financial performance.

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ID Code: 45626
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Corporate Reputation, Intangible Resources, Managerial Cognition
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Organisational Behaviour (150311)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 31 Aug 2011 08:26
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2011 14:14

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