agency theory


agency theory
agency theory ECON, MGT, POL Agency-Theorie f, Vertretungstheorie f (analysiert Fragen der Kooperation zwischen Wirtschaftssubjekten bei gegebenen Interessenkonflikten und asymmetrisch verteilter Information; die Agency-Beziehung ergibt sich, weil beide Parteien im jeweiligen Eigeninteresse handeln und die Interessen nicht deckungsgleich sind)

Englisch-Deutsch Fachwörterbuch der Wirtschaft . 2013.

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