Information sources and perceived success in corporate finance

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Information sources and perceived success in corporate finance
: The work of corporate finance professionals is information intensive. In spite of that the practices and motivations of their information preferences have been researched very little. The present study investigates perceived success and how it is related to corporate finance professionals' information source use behaviour based on a web survey of 92 Finnish corporate finance professionals. The principal finding of the statistical analysis of the data is that perceptions of work success and specific types of information sources contributing to the success are related. The correlations are complex and very different types of information sources contribute to individual types of success and vice versa. The findings indicate that information sources function as measures of success and serve an instrumental purpose. Besides functional relations, the correlation of the variables suggest more comprehensive success and information source use related dependencies and preferences. The fin...
Isto Huvila
Added 28 Jan 2011
Updated 28 Jan 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Authors Isto Huvila
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