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Corporate Governance in Germany: Ownership, Codetermination, and Firm Performance in a Stakeholder Economy

Bernd Frick and Erik Lehmann

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/9780199263677.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents a meta-analysis of work on German corporate governance and labour management from an Economics perspective. It discusses two characteristics of the German system of corporate ... More


Conclusions: So … Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Luiz F. Mesquita

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Latin America presents unique challenges, such as roller-coaster bouts of economic development boom and bust; massive presence of state in the economy; failing markets for human and physical capital, ... More


The Economics of Clusters: Lessons from the French Experience

Gilles Duranton, Philippe Martin, Thierry Mayer, and Florian Mayneris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592203
eISBN:
9780191595615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592203.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Microeconomics

Cluster policies have become very popular among policy makers over the last thirty years. However, the mechanisms at work behind cluster dynamics, the gains that can be expected from more clustering, ... More


Product Innovation and Firm Performance

Paul Stoneman, Eleonora Bartoloni, and Maurizio Baussola

in The Microeconomics of Product Innovation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816676
eISBN:
9780191858321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816676.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores the impact of product innovation on firm performance, encompassing both economic and managerial literatures. It is found that product innovation has positive and significant ... More


Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: U.K. Evidence

Martin J. Conyon and Richard B. Freeman (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

For more than two decades, the United Kingdom has tried to encourage shared capitalist practices by offering tax advantages to firms that link pay to profits, provide company shares to workers, ... More


The Effect of HRM Practices and R&D Investment on Worker Productivity

Fredrik Andersson, Clair Brown, Benjamin Campbell, Hyowook Chiang, and Yooki Park

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

As the pace of technological change has quickened and global competition has shortened product life cycles, firms have had to rethink their technology investment strategies and their human resource ... More


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Oriana Bandiera

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Bandiera argues that only schemes that link individual pay to the performance of the same individual or of a small group can reasonably be seen as mechanisms to incentivize individual effort, not ... More


Information Technology and Firm Performance in Korea

Jong-Il Kim

in Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Information technology (IT) has made a considerable contribution to the recent economic growth of Korea. Semiconductor, personal computer, and telecommunication equipments ranked first, third, and ... More


Firms, Their Workers, and Their Survival

Clair Brown

in Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explores the link between worker turnover, workforce quality, and worker pay, as well as success as measured by firm performance. More productive firms pay above-average wages to their ... More


How Firms Modify Their Business Model: Replication or Renewal

Henk Volberda, Frans van den Bosch, and Kevin Heij

in Reinventing Business Models: How Firms Cope with Disruption

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198792048
eISBN:
9780191834233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter 3 describes how firms tackle business model innovation in practice. Most simply replicate their successful business model, a few try to fundamentally renew theirs, but many cannot change, ... More


Incomplete Contracts and the Internal Organization of Firms

Phillipe Aghion, Nicholas Bloom, and John Van Reenen

in The Impact of Incomplete Contracts on Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199826223
eISBN:
9780190259020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826223.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides a survey of the applications of GH to models of internal organization. It reviews recent empirical evidence on the determinants of decentralization and on the effects of ... More


Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Douglas L. Kruse, Richard B. Freeman, and Joseph R. Blasi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The historical relationship between capital and labor has evolved in the past few decades. One particularly noteworthy development is the rise of shared capitalism, a system in which workers have ... More


Economic institutions and their impacts on firm strategies and performance

Julan Du, Yi Lu, and Zhigang Tao

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0044
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines regional variations in China’s economic growth. It shows that, in addition to factors such as internal and external market integration and incentive motivation, economic ... More


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