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Japanese Directors—Elders of the Corporate Community

Simon Learmount

in Corporate Governance: What Can Be Learned From Japan?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269082
eISBN:
9780191719257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269082.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter present an analysis of the role of senior management in the governance of the companies studied. The arguments presented support the analysis put forward by mainstream critics of ... More


The Institutional Role of the Board

Philip Stiles and Bernard Taylor

in Boards at Work: How Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258161
eISBN:
9780191718342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258161.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

There is a strong theoretical tradition concerning the role of the board of directors in helping to acquire critical resources and serving as a legitimating function for organisations. The major ... More


The OAH in Philadelphia: The Musical

Leon F. Litwack

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0040
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this chapter, Leon Litwack, former president of the Organization of American Historians, writes with enthusiasm of his annual meeting in 1987. A unique event, it began with an opening session that ... More


The AGM

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0021
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter discusses the annual general meeting (AGM). The choice of a year as the period between company meetings is a reflection of the ways of nature and the tyranny of the seasons, rather than ... More


Governing a Fractious Profession

RICHARD L. ABEL

in English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter talks about governing a fractious profession. In order to perform their tasks — limiting numbers, selecting entrants, allocating roles, constraining competition, negotiating with ... More


Introduction

Richard S. Kirkendall

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0000
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter begins with a brief background on this volume, which emerged from the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians (OAH) from March 29 to April 1, 2007. It also ... More


‘Panoramas’ and ‘Living Pictures’: Dr Barnardo’s Annual Meetings

Susan Ash

in Funding Philanthropy: Dr. Barnardo, Metaphor, Narrative and Spectacle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381397
eISBN:
9781786945433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381397.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses how Barnardo created spectacle from the massed exhibition of child bodies in the annual general meetings and fêtes held in Barnardo’s homes and in high-profile public venues ... More


The OAH in St. Louis: The Protest

David Montgomery

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0042
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this chapter, David Montgomery, who served as president of the Organization of American Historians (OAH) in 2000, provides a richly detailed and peopled account of an unusual annual meeting, held ... More


The Parish

Mark Hill QC

in Ecclesiastical Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the nature of the parish churches of the Church of England, the respective roles of priest and people, and the rights and duties of the parochial church council (PCC), ... More


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