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Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Mark J. Roe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

Before a nation can produce, it must achieve social peace. That social peace has been reached in different nations by differing means, some of which have then been embedded in business firms, in ... More


Competence-Based Competition: Gaining Knowledge from Client Relationships 1

Petteri Sivula, Frans A. J. van den Bosch, and Tom Elfring

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Knowledge creation and organizational learning have become central concerns in strategic management. This chapter analyzes customer relationships as a source of new organizational knowledge. ... More


Reprise on Foundations: The Legal Complexity of Modern Business Firms

Eric W Orts

in Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Modern business firms are not simple. In fact, they are the product of social changes that occur over time along a variety of legal dimensions. The law relevant to firms include both ... More


Clip & Share: Engineering for the Conversation Economy

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the “off-site” and mobile distribution of MSNBC video, including the development of functionality that allowed the video player to be embedded on users' personal websites and ... More


The Public-Private Foundations of the Neoliberal State

Antoine Vauchez and Samuel Moyn

in The Neoliberal Republic: Corporate Lawyers, Statecraft, and the Making of Public-Private France

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752544
eISBN:
9781501752575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752544.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter maps out the rapidly growing field of public–private brokerage by assessing the scope and breadth of French revolving doors. The media discussion stirred up by the so-called pantouflages ... More


The Right to Associate and the Rights of Associations: Civil-Society Organizations in Prussia, 1794–1908

Richard Brooks and Timothy W. Guinnane

in Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226426365
eISBN:
9780226426532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426532.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Civil society plays a central role in democratic regimes. Repressive governments may try to suppress or limit civil society, but so may relatively democratic societies. Historically, this suppression ... More


Restructuring and Divestitures

Emilie R. Feldman

in Strategic Management: State of the Field and Its Future

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190090883
eISBN:
9780190090920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090883.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Divestitures are major corporate restructuring transactions that narrow firm boundaries by removing one or more of a company’s businesses, subsidiaries, or divisions. Globally, divestitures account ... More


Incomplete Contracts and the Role of Small Firms

Jeremy C. Stein

in The Impact of Incomplete Contracts on Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199826223
eISBN:
9780190259020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826223.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter observes a wide heterogeneity in firm size in most activities, and, controlling for access to finance, suggests that there are advantages to nonintegration compared to integration. This ... More


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