Corporate Governance: A Comparative Analysis of the Accounts of the Telephone Companies Cosmote, Vodafone, and Wind

  • Eleftherios KleiousisEmail author
  • Angeliki Terzoglou
  • Dimitrios Valsamidis
  • Lambros Tsourgiannis
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


The purpose of this paper is to present the structure governing corporate social responsibility in the mobile telecommunications sector in Greece. Because the sector is clearly oligopolistic and the competition in this type of the market is special, the corporate social responsibility plays a catalytic role in shaping the consumer perception of each company individually. Through this work the researchers hope to make clear the context of corporate social responsibility governing mobile companies in Greece.

Because these networks offer exclusively services and not products on the end consumers, the analysis will have a different manner than that is widespread in an ordinary industry. The comparative analysis of the three main players of this oligopolistic sector will hopefully yield useful findings, both at research level and at the level of quality improvement policies of certain services provided to all interested members of the mobile telecommunication sector in Greece. The comparative analysis is performed by the corporate social responsibility reports of the three companies for the years 2012, 2013, and 2014.


Corporate social responsibility Mobile telephony Oligopoly Comparative analysis Services Accounts Content analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleftherios Kleiousis
    • 1
    Email author
  • Angeliki Terzoglou
    • 2
  • Dimitrios Valsamidis
    • 2
  • Lambros Tsourgiannis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationTEI of Western MacedoniaGrevenaGreece
  2. 2.Department of Accounting and FinanceTEI of East Macedonia and ThraceKavalaGreece

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