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Mergers and Acquisitions in Germany: Social Setting and Regulatory Framework

Frank A. Schmid and Mark Wahrenburg

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Reviews the social setting and the regulatory framework for mergers and acquisitions in Germany. Past and existing takeover regulation is discussed against the backdrop of the German concept of ... More


Corporate Governance: Legal Aspects

Oliver Rieckers and Gerald Spindler

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Although there are plenty of signs that the German model of corporate governance is indeed forced into a transition to a more capital market-oriented one, the remnants of the old modus operandi ... More


A General Theory

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter presents a general theory regarding social peace. It holds that one way to achieve social peace is for labor to get a strong voice inside the firm. When labor influence is high, the ... More


Social Democracies and Agency Costs: Raising the Stakes

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter discusses social democracies and agency costs. Social democracies raised agency costs for shareholders in the public firm and the shareholders' natural reaction would have been to use an ... More


Germany

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

Germany's codetermination institutionalized social democracy and demeaned strong securities markets. Germany became the world's third largest economy. With labor having half of the boardroom, ... More


Codetermination: Pillar of Postwar German Industrial Relations

Stephen J. Silvia

in Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines Germany's distinctive system of codetermination (Mitbestimmung), which gives employees some say in management decision making, and the role it played in preserving the solidity ... More


Using Power in the Workplace

Virginia Doellgast

in Disintegrating Democracy at Work: Labor Unions and the Future of Good Jobs in the Service Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450471
eISBN:
9780801463976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450471.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the strategies employed by U.S. and German telecommunications firms and their subcontractors to reorganize call center jobs in hope of improving the productivity and quality of ... More


Other Trigger Features

Leonard Talmy

in The Targeting System of Language

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262036979
eISBN:
9780262343169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036979.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Triggers are the linguistic constituents specialized for the targeting process, so all their features call for analysis. Their two main features — the fact that they are lexicalized to initiate the ... More


The Staircase Gelb Illusion

Alan Gilchrist

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Adhemar Gelb showed that if a piece of black paper is suspended in midair and illuminated by a projector, it appears white. However, when a white paper is brought into the projector beam and placed ... More


The Labour Constitution in the Nation State: Germany and the Institutionalization of Codetermination

Ruth Dukes

in The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199601691
eISBN:
9780191792700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601691.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The aim of this chapter is to address the question of the similarities and differences between the labour constitution as theorized by Sinzheimer, and the terms of the labour constitutions as enacted ... More


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