Does ownership matter in publicly listed tourism firms? Evidence from Jordan

  title={Does ownership matter in publicly listed tourism firms? Evidence from Jordan},
  author={Basil Al-Najjar},
  journal={Tourism Management},
  • Basil Al-Najjar
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • Tourism Management
  • This paper aims to provide new evidence on the relationship between ownership structure and firm performance. Unlike the previous empirical studies in the area of firm performance, we examine this relationship within a unique setting of publicly listed tourism firms. Our contribution is extended by investigating this relationship in Jordan as an emerging market and a famous tourist destination in the region. This is an interesting setting since ownership is more concentrated in the investigated… CONTINUE READING
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