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Alternative Explanations of Corporate Governance: A Critique of the Literature

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The proposed hypothesis of European corporate governance change is contrasted with existing explanations of corporate governance from a range of academic disciplines. It is argued that, although the ... More


Conclusions

Phil Almond, Trevor Colling, Tony Edwards, and Anthony Ferner

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This concluding chapter reviews the evidence gathered in the case studies, and contemplates their contribution to the understanding of country of origin, host country, sectoral, and global dominance ... More


Global and Regional Institutions and the Regulation of Trade

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter shows how trade regulations and the global and regional institutions within which they are framed have distinctively shaped the textile and clothing industry for almost fifty years. It ... More


Economic Specialization: Pathways to Change

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Industries, firms, and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and Los Angeles did not plan the economic divergence of their regions. They faced challenges from the restructuring of the Old Economy and ... More


Introduction: ‘So What?’

Keith Grint

in Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The origins of this book relied on five areas that are related. The first source was from an email message in which practice and theory were derailed by the absence of the other. As such, the book ... More


Knowledge Dynamics in Export Shows: The Affirmation of the Italian Furniture Industry

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

in Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores the history of Salone del Mobile, an international furniture trade show in Milan that is now recognised as the industry's leading event, despite its origins as an export show ... More


Eating Out in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Changes in Food and in Social Identities

Christel Lane

in From Taverns to Gastropubs: Food, Drink, and Sociality in England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198826187
eISBN:
9780191865138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826187.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the impact of rapid urbanization and industrialization on food and eating out. It draws attention to the growing standardization of food and, with greater class differentiation, ... More


Canada

Randall Morck and Gloria Y. Tian

in Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution, and Resilience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717973
eISBN:
9780191787591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717973.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

Family-controlled pyramidal business groups were important in Canada early in the twentieth century, amid rapid catch-up industrialization, but largely gave way to widely held freestanding firms by ... More


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