Dr Rebecca Stratling, Dipl Vw, PhD, PGCLTHE
Rebecca's main research interests focus on the use of institutional economic theory to analyze institutional as well as organizational change. In terms of applied research Rebecca’s interests focus on the role of boards of directors and shareholders’ general meetings for corporate governance and performance.
Prior to the appointment at Durham in 1999 Rebecca worked for five years at the Department for Economic Theory (II) and the Research Institute for Comparative Economic Systems at the Philipps University, Marburg.
- Causes and effects of international differences in corporate finance and corporate governance
- Development and impact of internal mechanisms of corporate governance
- Institutional economics
- Accounting and Finance
- Wijbenga, F.H., Postma, T.J.B.M. & Stratling, R. (2007). The impact of the venture capitalists' service and monitoring activities on control systems and performance of entrepreneurial firms. In Entrepreneurship, competitiveness and local development: Frontiers in European entrepreneurship research. Iandoli, L. Landstrom, H. & Raffa, M. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
- Stratling, R. (2003). Energy. In Industries in Europe. Johnson, P. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. 55-84.
Journal papers: academic
- Stratling, R. (2012). How to Overcome Shareholder Apathy in Corporate Governance- The Role of Investor Associations in Germany. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics 83(2): 143-157.
- Strätling, R., Wijbenga, F.H. & Dietz, G. (2012). The impact of contracts on trust in entrepreneur–venture capitalist relationships. International Small Business Journal 30(8): 811-831.
- Wijbenga F.H., Postma T.J.B.M. & Stratling R. (2007). The influence of the venture capitalist's governance activities on the entrepreneurial firm's control systems and performance. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice 31(2): 257-277.
- Stratling, R. (2007). The legitimacy of corporate social responsibility. Corporate Ownership and Control 4(4): 65-73.
- Stratling, R. (2003). General meetings A dispensable tool for corporate governance of listed companies?. Corporate Governance: An International Review 11(1): 74-82.
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