da Silva Junior, Annor; Muniz, Reynaldo Maia; de Oliveira Martins, Priscilla
September 2009
Revista Alcance;2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p286
Academic Journal
Case Study
The objective of this case study is to describe and analyze corporate governance and its implications for university management in a family-run Higher Education School (HES); the Universidade Familiar Carioca (UFC). The results show that corporate governance at the UFC is characterized by a separation of supporting and supported entities, in a dynamic and complex political environment of university management in which multiple interests are articulated among a wide range of social actors (owners, managers and family members). The results are a separation of the roles of entrepreneur (played by the family owner) and manager (played by the managers of the supporting and supported entities), and the professionalization of the management. These aspects have had a positive influence on the growth of the family-run HES.


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