Prerequisites for formation of business groups in separate countries and a Lithuanian case

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In the article business group conceptions of scientists of different countries are analysed; their characteristic general features are discussed; the peculiarities of the formation of business groups are revealed; the heterogeneity of business groups as a phenomenon as well as of its illustrative definition is shown; Business groups in developing and developed countries are reviewed; positive as well as negative operational result of business groups for a country’s economic, social, and political life is emphasized. Prerequisites for the appearance of business groups are analyzed; the review of the prerequisites of the appearance of business groups in Lithuania is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-18
JournalKSI transactions on knowledge society
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013



  • Business groups
  • Business diversification
  • Pyramid business structure

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