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The Empirical Study on Relationship Between Corporate Performance and Related Business Experience of Game Company`s CEO : Moderating effect of Social Capital
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The Empirical Study on Relationship Between Corporate Performance and Related Business Experience of Game Company`s CEO : Moderating effect of Social Capital
Seo, Tae Geon; Yang, Dong Woo;
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As the CEO`s of game companies should be ready for the rapid change of technical environment of game industry, highly skilled employees and the social capital become very important factors in doing game business. 2013 Korea Game White Paper shows that many game companies prefer employees with job experience. The social capital and network help game companies get industrial information easily. This study empirically examines the relationship among CEO`s related business experience, corporate performance and social capital based on 134 Korean game companies. CEO`s characteristics are measured by using demographic characteristics including age, amount of education, and prior job experience and psychological characteristics, but this study focuses on related business experience. The results of this study show some significant relationship between the related business experience of CEO and nonfinancial performance of the firm. Secondly, this study verifies the moderating effect of the social capital between the related business experience of CEO and non-financial performance of the firm. The results of the moderating effect of the social capital show that social capital increases the non-financial performance.
CEO Characteristics;Social Capital;Game Company;Related Business Experience;
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