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Introduction: The Diversity and Change of Corporate Governance in Japan 1

Gregory Jackson and Hideaki Miyajima

in Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The introductory chapter gives a comprehensive overview of the crisis and transformation of corporate governance in Japan since the mid-1990s. Drawing on the main empirical findings of the book, ... More


Corporate Governance and Employees in Germany: Changing Linkages, Complementarities, and Tensions

Gregory Jackson, Martin Höpner, and Antje Kurdelbusch

in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines German corporate governance within a sociological framework. It first examines the basic features of post-war German corporate governance and HRM, as they existed through the ... More


Introduction

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Anecdotal evidence states that German dividend policy is much more flexible than the UK or US dividend policy. Given the different corporate governance environment, dividends may play less of a ... More


Recent Facts and Developments in Corporate Governance

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Reviews the different systems of corporate governance and corporate control around the world. Legal devices that separate ownership from control are discussed. The main corporate governance ... More


Research Questions

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Discusses the research questions that will be addressed in the next chapters. The research questions relate to the link between dividend levels and corporate control, and dividend flexibility and ... More


A Survey of the Literature on Dividends and Control

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Concentrates on dividend policy as a signalling device and, in particular, as an alternative corporate governance device. We argue that firms with a high concentration of control are less likely to ... More


Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Luis Correia da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

By reviewing the interactions between dividend policy and other corporate governance mechanisms, this book provides a major contribution to the debate about the best corporate governance system. A ... More


Shareholding Cascades: the Separation of Ownership and Control in Belgium

Marco Becht, Ariane Chapelle, and Luc Renneboog

in The Control of Corporate Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257539
eISBN:
9780191595905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257531.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This paper analyses the control of Belgian listed companies. The analysis reveals that control of listed companies in Belgium is highly concentrated. Business groups, holding companies, and voting ... More


Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets

Ruth V. Aguilera, Luiz Ricardo Kabbach de Castro, Jun Ho Lee, and Jihae You

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The turning of the twenty-first century has been marked by reforms in corporate governance practices around the world. Prevalent ways of doing business are changing with increasing demands for ... More


Corporate Governance and the Development of Manufacturing Enterprisesin Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts

Eric Hilt

in Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226261621
eISBN:
9780226261768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261768.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the use of the corporate form among nineteenth century manufacturing firms in Massachusetts, from newly collected data from 1875. An analysis of incorporation rates across ... More


The Control of Corporate Europe

Fabrizio Barca and Marco Becht (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257539
eISBN:
9780191595905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257531.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Written by an international team of authors, this book provides the first systematic account of the control of corporate Europe based on voting block data disclosed in accordance with the European ... More


The Rewards for Knowledge

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

One of the changes that require the most focus as a result of redefining the firm is the restructuring of corporate ownership. Since the firm's most important knowledge resources will come from ... More


Conclusion

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The study provides new interesting results that are important for the ongoing debate about the best possible corporate governance system. Although, recently, the Continental European system of ... More


The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Richard Whittington and Michael Mayer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book traces the evolution of the large industrial corporation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom from the 1950s to the 1990s. It combines long-run trends with illustrative case studies ... More


Ownership Change, Productivity, and Human Capital: New Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

Donald S. Siegel, Kenneth L. Simons, and Tomas Lindstrom

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter utilizes the matched employer-employee data from the Swedish manufacturing sector to explore how corporate ownership changes affect the performance of the firm and the composition of the ... More


Finance capital in Chandlerian capitalism

Mary A. O’Sullivan

in Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695683
eISBN:
9780191738265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695683.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

Alfred Chandler wrote a great deal on finance capital in the development of big business. In making bold and provocative statements, he provided scholars with a variety of stimulating ideas. To a ... More


Out of South Africa: South Africa’s Telecommunications Equipment Industry

David Kaplan

in Telecommunications in Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102017
eISBN:
9780199854936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Experiencing a crucial revolutionary period, the telecommunications sector of the Southern African countries has been reformed in terms of their corporate ownership, security of international trade, ... More


“An Individuality All Its Own”: Tourist City and Tourist Citizens, 1876–1915

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the turn-of-the-century city guidebooks and urban sketches that promoted new ways of approaching and moving about cities, and which helped to create the tourist as a distinct ... More


Indirect Financing Structures

Jack M. Mintz and Alfons J. Weichenrieder

in The Indirect Side of Direct Investment: Multinational Company Finance and Taxation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014496
eISBN:
9780262289658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014496.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes the financing opportunities that derive from using an intermediate corporation in a third country. Such an intermediate company is referred to as a conduit entity or conduit ... More


Common Knowledge and Political Love

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

subRosa is a cyberfeminist collective of cultural producers whose practice creates discourse and experiential knowledge about the intersections of information and biotechnologies in women's lives, ... More


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