Explores whether eclectic theory leads to better predictions about internal control systems in corporations than does principal-agency theory. Ability of eclectic theory to explain various puzzles for principal-agent theory; Test of hypotheses on the use and effects of monitoring in hierarchies; Study of whether top managers work harder when they are monitored.

monitoring, top management team
ERIM Article Series (EAS)
Kyklos: international review for social sciences
Erasmus Research Institute of Management

Barkema, H.G. (1995). Do Executives Work Harder When They Are Monitored?. Kyklos: international review for social sciences, 19–42. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/12846