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Institutional Investor Engagement Propensity

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/9780199202607.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Different types of institutional investors have different propensities to engage, influenced by the regulatory environment, the size and distribution of their portfolios, their time horizons, and the ... More


The Economics and Politics of Corporate Governance in the European Union

Dennis C. Mueller

in Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Over the last 25 years, the term ‘corporate governance’ has entered the lexicon of economists and other students of business. This development has been accompanied by growing interest in differences ... More


Corporate Governance

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores some of the policy implications of the view that the large successful corporation is a social institution rather than the creation of private contract, embodying a corporate ... More


The Value of Competitive Advantage

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Using examples from supermarket chains, car manufacturers, and banks, this chapter explains how competitive advantage can be quantified in the form of added value or economic rent. It is then ... More


From Managerial to Contested Control in Germany

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Like its US counterpart, the characteristic features of the post‐war system of corporate governance in the former West Germany have deep roots in the region's history. Section 7.2 of this chapter ... More


Adding Value

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Using the example of six British supermarket chains, different measures of corporate performance are evaluated while their strengths and weaknesses are discussed. Added value is identified as the ... More


Macroeconomic Uncertainty Strategy (MUST) Analysis: A Summary

Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg

in Corporate Decision-Making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Performance and Risk Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335743
eISBN:
9780199868964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335743.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the different elements of Macroeconomic Uncertainty Strategy (MUST) analysis. The search for an adequate assessment of the sensitivity of the firm to changes in its ... More


Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Nicholas Dimsdale and Martha Prevezer (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book discusses major issues in corporate governance. The chapters concentrate upon the financing of corporations, and the role of the banks and stock markets in the United Kingdom, Germany, and ... More


Integrity and Trust

Countess of Frederiksborg Alexandra Christina and Timothy L. Fort

in The Sincerity Edge: How Ethical Leaders Build Dynamic Businesses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804797450
eISBN:
9781503603356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797450.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter sets out a model for trust building and integrity in business. It argues that one builds trust in three ways. Hard Trust is about complying with the law. Real Trust occurs when strategic ... More


The Changing Role of Main Banks in Aiding Distressed Firms in Japan

Joe Peek

in Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014892
eISBN:
9780262289467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014892.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the negative correlation between bank financing and corporate performance in Japan during the 1990s, focusing on firms that experienced a clear decline in profitability. It ... More


Engagement Required: The Changing Role of the Corporation in Society

Andrew Crane and Dirk Matten

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter starts by analyzing key drivers and pressures that have led to the changing role of business in society. It then highlights four specific areas of change, i.e., the involvement of ... More


Human Resource Management Approaches

Andrew Bratton and John Bratton

in The Psychology of Green Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199997480
eISBN:
9780190272364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997480.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter contributes to the debate on corporate sustainability by outlining the role of human resource management (HRM). It focuses on the quest for corporate environmental performance in the ... More


Innovative Enterprise Solves the Agency Problem

William Lazonick and Jang-Sup Shin

in Predatory Value Extraction: How the Looting of the Business Corporation Became the US Norm and How Sustainable Prosperity Can Be Restored

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846772
eISBN:
9780191881770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846772.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter uses innovation theory to provide both a general theoretical critique and a selective empirical critique of the use of agency theory to rationalize the looting of the U.S. business ... More


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