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Business Structures, Religious Structures, and Business Élites, 1900–1960

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Paternalism characterized many late Victorian businesses however in twentieth century Britain it was vanquished partly because of the changes within the company and the changes in the company's ... More


Governance of Non-listed Companies: The Way Forward

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen

in Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter reviews the three theories of the governance of non-listed companies. It presents a common approach for discussing a variety of corporate governance issues of non-listed firms. This ... More


The Use of Trusts in Business Structures

Andreas Televantos

in Capitalism Before Corporations: The morality of business associations and the roots of commercial equity and law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870340
eISBN:
9780191913136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870340.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the ways in which trusts could be used by stock traders to stabilise business structures and emulate some of the benefits of incorporation, and even limited liability in the ... More


The Battle for Cable Supremacy

Simone M. Müller

in Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231174329
eISBN:
9780231540261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174329.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 examines the economic aspects of the business of submarine telegraphy with a strong focus on the 1870s when crucial structures and trends emerged. Key actors in this chapter are John ... More


The Fear of Sharing Power: MDPs and ABS

James E. Moliterno

in The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This chapter examines the crisis brought about the American legal profession's fear of sharing power. This fear has been expressed in multiple ways, through the “Fear of Sears” while the Kutak ... More


Entrepreneurial Communities and the State: The Emergence of Korea’s On-Line Gaming Industry

Steve Casper and Cornelia Storz

in Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198729167
eISBN:
9780191795886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729167.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

South Korean firms have been pioneers within the on-line computer games sector, creating an industry that ranks second internationally behind the United States. This industry is comprised almost ... More


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