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The IT Organization of the Future

Carol V. Brown

in Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159530
eISBN:
9780199834983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159535.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

IT governance is a critical factor for achieving strategic IT alignment. This chapter adopts a midrange definition of IT governance and discusses three dimensions: IT decision rights, IT coordination ... More


The Basic Governance Structure: Minority Shareholders and Non-Shareholder Constituencies

Luca Enriques, Henry Hansmann, Reinier Kraakman, and Mariana Pargendler

in The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739630
eISBN:
9780191837982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739630.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the legal strategies used by representative “core jurisdictions” to support the interests of minority shareholders, employees, and external constituencies. The starting point is ... More


The Basic Governance Structure: The Interests of Shareholders as a Class

John Armour, Luca Enriques, Henry Hansmann, and Reinier Kraakman

in The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739630
eISBN:
9780191837982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739630.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines legal strategies employed in representative “core jurisdictions” to mitigate manager-shareholder conflicts. Agency problems arise from two of the core features of the corporate ... More


New Prospects for Organizational Democracy?: How the Joint Pursuit of Social and Financial Goals Challenges Traditional Organizational Designs

Julie Battilana, Michael Fuerstein, and Mike Lee

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

The joint pursuit of commercial and societal objectives will likely require non-traditional (non-hierarchical) ways of organizing. This chapter discusses the prospects for one promising alternative: ... More


Making History in the Mono Basin

Judith A. Layzer

in Natural Experiments: Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122986
eISBN:
9780262278010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122986.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) of California directed the city of Los Angeles to restore the ecological health of the Mono Basin in 1994. For many years, Los Angeles had tapped the ... More


Agency Problems and Legal Strategies

John Armour, Henry Hansmann, and Reinier Kraakman

in The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739630
eISBN:
9780191837982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739630.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter describes legal strategies employed to address agency and coordination problems: this allows the more accurate mapping of similarities and differences across jurisdictions. Some ... More


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