Promoting Owner Participation in Management

  • Lisa Wei Gao


The housing reform that started in 1978 has resulted in the proliferation of multi-owned property (MOP) in China. Unfortunately, Chinese MOP owners have been slow to embrace building care culture. Within this background, this book chapter aims to explore the following two questions. First, what are the institutional barriers to engaging MOP owners with management activities? Second, under the same institutional system, what are the determinants of participation behaviour of MOP owners in management? For the first question, the book chapter presents a brief but critical review of the Chinese institutional system by comparing it with those of other Asian countries. For the second question, it conducts an empirical study of owner participation by using data extracted from the Chinese General Society Survey 2010. The findings in this chapter have implications for the formulation of government policies which aim to promote owner participation in management.


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  • Lisa Wei Gao
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  1. 1.School of Public Policy and ManagementGuangxi UniversityNanningChina

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