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Whose Company Is It? Changing CEO Ideology in Japan

George Olcott

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

This chapter reports the results of interviews with senior managers of large Japanese companies in 2007 and 2008. There is recognition of a greater role for the CEO, and of a less collegial approach ... More


Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This is a book about shareholders — who they are, what they own, how their composition and character has changed, and with it their relationship with the companies they own. It is also a book about ... More


The Magnitude and Structure of Executive Compensation

Robert W. Kolb

in Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter analyzes the general level of executive compensation and explains the main components of executive pay packages. It focuses on two approaches that address why executive pay is so high ... More


The 1990s: Gloom to Euphoria . . . and Back

Brian R. Cheffins

in The Public Company Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190640323
eISBN:
9780190640354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190640323.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 5 deals with the 1990s, a decade when changing market conditions dramatically affected perceptions of public companies and the executives in charge. Pessimism prevalent as the 1990s got ... More


The Value-Extracting Insiders

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/9780198846772.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter focuses on the general transformation of senior corporate executives in the United States from industrialist leaders dedicated to value creation into financial engineers intent on value ... More


Incentives in Executive Compensation: A Final Assessment

Robert W. Kolb

in Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter summarizes the weight of evidence on incentive compensation and shows how it can be improved through the strengthening of corporate governance. It characterizes a system of beneficial ... 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


Markets and The Shareholders As A Class

Paul Davies

in Introduction to Company Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854913
eISBN:
9780191888977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854913.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyses the way in which company law shapes two important markets—the market for executives and the market for corporate control—in the hope of addressing the agency problems identified ... More


Reversing Predatory Value Extraction

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/9780198846772.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This concluding chapter suggests the following changes in the United States’ corporate-governance regime that can get its economy back on the path to sustainable prosperity: (1) rescind SEC Rule ... More


Low Wages and Lousy Jobs

Daniel Halliday and John Thrasher

in The Ethics of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190096205
eISBN:
9780190096243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096205.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses some principal questions about labor market justice. Some of these are old concerns about the persistence of poverty due to the forces that keep wages low among unskilled ... More


‘The Paradox of Success’: The Effect of Growth, Competition, and Managerial Self-Interest on Building Society Practice and Market Structure, c.1880–1939

Antoninus Samy

in The Building Society Promise: Access, Risk, and Efficiency 1880-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787808
eISBN:
9780191829864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787808.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter argues that the low risk-taking behaviour predicted of mutual financial institutions like building societies by certain theories of the firm can only be expected of small, regional ... More


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

William Lazonick and Jang-Sup Shin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846772
eISBN:
9780191881770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846772.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book explains how an ideology of corporate resource allocation known as “maximizing shareholder value” (MSV), that emerged in the 1980s and came to dominate strategic thinking in business ... More


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