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Re-Imagining Capitalism

Dominic Barton, Dezsö Horváth, and Matthias Kipping (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Capitalism has been an unprecedented engine of wealth creation for many centuries, leading to sustained productivity gains and long-term growth and lifting an increasing proportion of humanity out of ... More


Corporate Governance in Contention

Ciaran Driver and Grahame Thompson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805274
eISBN:
9780191843402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805274.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book addresses major modern controversies in corporate governance, clarifying the issues at stake and assessing the arguments for corporate reform. The main focus is on governance of the large ... More


The Financing of Biotech

Geoffrey Owen and Michael M. Hopkins

in Science, the State, and the City: Britain's Struggle to Succeed in Biotechnology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198728009
eISBN:
9780191794308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728009.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, International Business

This chapter addresses the question of whether the progress of the UK biotech sector has been held back by lack of support from the financial system. It looks in particular at whether UK investor ... More


The Professionalization Challenge

Georges Romme

in The Quest for Professionalism: The Case of Management and Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737735
eISBN:
9780191801266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737735.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter develops the professionalization framework that is central to The Quest for Professionalism. First, the historical context of this quest is explored, and then several examples serve to ... More


The Big Picture

Graeme Salaman and John Storeym

in A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198782827
eISBN:
9780191825996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782827.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

Something is wrong with the modern corporation, especially the US/UK version. The problem is what the firm is organized to achieve and for whom, and the ways in which it is exposed to the market ... More


“Maximizing Shareholder Value” Is an Unnecessary and Unworkable Corporate Objective

Lynn Stout

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

chapter argues that “maximizing shareholder value” is unnecessary and unworkable as a business objective. Each element—maximize, shareholder, and value—is problematic. First, while maximizing a ... More


Imagining a Sustainable Financial System

Simon Zadek

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Financial and capital markets create externalities, positively when serving the needs of an inclusive, sustainable economy, and negatively when holding back economic development, and increasing ... More


Conclusion: Capitalism Re-Imagined

Dezsö Horváth and Dominic Barton

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.003.0021
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter presents a response to the challenges facing capitalism today, including the erosion in public trust and a growing focus on short-term performance. After briefly highlighting the ... More


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