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Shareholder Value as Context for Investor Engagement

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar

in Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202607
eISBN:
9780191707896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Shareholder value provides the rationale, incentive, and justification for investor engagement. The chapter outlines the basic concepts of shareholder value, its preconditions, and the reasons for ... More


What We Are Responsible for

Christopher Lake

in Equality and Responsibility

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241743
eISBN:
9780191599743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241740.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 3 moves on from the question of why responsibility matters to that of what we are responsible for. It asks what a political, rather than a metaphysical, account of responsibility demands in terms ... More


Wavelet-Galerkin Methods

Karsten Urban

in Wavelet Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198526056
eISBN:
9780191712340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526056.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Using wavelets as basis for the test and trial spaces of a Galerkin method allows an optimal preconditioning of the stiffness matrix. It is proven that a diagonal scaling provides such a ... More


Discrimination after stimulus exposure

Geoffrey Hall

in Perceptual and Associative Learning

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521822
eISBN:
9780191706677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521822.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter continues the discussion of animal discrimination learning, concentrating on the effects produced by giving the animals prior exposure to the stimuli to be discriminated. The experiments ... More


Portugal: From Broad Strategic Pacts to Policy-Specific Agreements

Maria da Paz Campos Lima and Reinhard Naumann

in Social Pacts in Europe: Emergence, Evolution, and Institutionalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199590742
eISBN:
9780191728891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590742.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Chapter 7 assesses the Portuguese experience. Over the last twenty-five years, Portugal has produced seventeen tripartite social pacts that have varied in terms of signatories, scope, and the ... More


Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government

Timothy Besley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199283910
eISBN:
9780191700279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283910.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What is good government? Why do some governments fail? How do you implement political accountability in practice? What incentives do you need to put in place to ensure that politicians and public ... More


The Audit Explosion

Michael Power

in The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296034
eISBN:
9780191685187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296034.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the audit explosion in the UK. It also addresses a model of the demand for auditing. Audit is an idea as much as it is a concrete technical practice and there is no communal ... More


Preconditions for Interdisciplinary Research

Julie Thompson Klein and Alan L. Porter

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Despite the constructive effects of a strong theoretical and conceptual basis for interdisciplinary research (IDR), no generally accepted framework has been formulated. Because of this, scholars have ... More


The Justification of Fundamental Rights

David Bilchitz

in Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552160
eISBN:
9780191709456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552160.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers how we can move from an account of the fundamental interests of sentient beings to an account of their having fundamental rights to have these interests protected. After ... More


When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Christopher Hood, David Heald, and Rozana Himaz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book develops a framework for analysing the politics of ‘fiscal squeeze,’ defined as political effort to cut spending and increase taxes to correct the public finances—a theme which has ... More


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