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Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book is about the relationship between corporate governance regimes and labour management. It examines how finance and governance influence employment relationships, work organization, and ... More


Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Anna Grandori (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The book provides a new approach to Corporate Governance (CG) between and beyond, on one side, the agency and property right theory views, criticized for being too narrow; and, on the other side, the ... More


From Colleague to Employee: Determinants of Changing Career Governance Structures in Elite Law Firms

Ryon Lancaster and Brian Uzzi

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter shows how some structural and background factors, as well as some often-neglected factors such as demography and labour market structures, are able to affect governance solutions. ... More


Corporate Governance and Employment Relations: Spain in the Context of Western Europe

Ruth V. Aguilera

in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The chapter identifies the ‘exceptional’ traits of the Spanish economic organization model, its main transformations over time, and the complementarities and tensions between corporate governance and ... More


Comparative Institutional Analysis of Corporate Governance

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter applies a ‘comparative institutional analysis’ approach to CG. It criticizes the property right approach for being a special case, and develops a more general model of governance with ... More


Keeping Better Company: Corporate Governance Ten Years On

Jonathan Charkham

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243198
eISBN:
9780191697234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243198.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

How should companies be organised? To whom should boards of directors be responsible — shareholders, or a wider group of stakeholders? In this fiercely competitive world we cannot judge our own ... More


Rents

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/9780199205301.003.0019
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

Weaker product markets and the concomitant monopoly rents can affect corporate governance. They do so by loosening a constraint on managers, thereby increasing managerial agency costs to ... More


Governing Value Creation: New Policy and Organizational Approaches for the Global Economy

David Finegold, Mohammad Ali, and Anne‐Laure Winkler

in The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592173
eISBN:
9780191729058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592173.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The final chapter concludes the volume by combining the different agendas that other chapters have explored with some practical ideas for next steps forward. The starting point is to note a dual role ... More


Coordination and Institutions: France and Germany Compared

Michel Goyer

in Contingent Capital: Short-term Investors and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in France and Germany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578085
eISBN:
9780191731051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578085.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter illustrates how the disparities in the investment allocation of short-term investors in France and Germany reflect the differences in the institutionally based process of coordination. ... More


New Worlds of Work: Varieties of Work in Car Factories in the BRIC Countries

Ulrich Jürgens and Martin Krzywdzinski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198722670
eISBN:
9780191789359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722670.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

New industrial centres are emerging in the so-called BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China). In these locations, large numbers of plants have been constructed in recent years, creating ... More


Shop Floor Worlds

Ulrich Jürgens and Martin Krzywdzinski

in New Worlds of Work: Varieties of Work in Car Factories in the BRIC Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198722670
eISBN:
9780191789359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722670.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter deals with the issue of work organization. The production systems in the automotive plants draw on the paradigm set by the Toyota Production System. At the same time, we can expect the ... More


Protecting Long-term Commitment: Legal and Organizational Means

Kevin Levillain, Simon Parker, Rory Ridley-Duff, Blanche Segrestin, Jeroen Veldman, and Hugh Willmott

in Corporate Governance in Contention

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805274
eISBN:
9780191843402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805274.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Growing attention is being paid to the benefits of considering the long-term interests of multiple constituencies in corporate governance. A theory of the corporation where fiduciary duties of ... More


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