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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


Shocked!: “Energy Crisis,” Neoliberalism, and theConstruction of an Apolitical Economy

Matthew T. Huber

in Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677849
eISBN:
9781452947402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677849.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses how public awareness of the 1970s “energy crisis” influenced the shift towards neoliberalism. Surveys revealed that the majority of Americans believed the energy crisis was ... More


Dynamics of (Unresolved) Global Crisis

Immanuel Wallerstein

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter details how, in the 1970s, a major crisis marked the end of a phase of industrial capitalism. This world systems analysis is introduced in the context of the 1970s crisis, emphasizing ... More


Fractionated Lives: Refineries and the Ecology of Entrepreneurial Life

Matthew T. Huber

in Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677849
eISBN:
9781452947402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677849.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter explores the fundamental sociotechnical and ecological role of refineries in fragmenting working class power within the realm of social reproduction. This realm focuses on reproduction ... More


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