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Capitalist Diversity and Change: Recombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs

Colin Crouch

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286652
eISBN:
9780191713354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286652.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Over the last decade, the neo-institutionalist literature on comparative capitalism has developed into an influential body of work. This book assesses this literature and proposes a major ... More


Introduction: Reframing Corporate Governance: Behavioral Assumptions, Governance Mechanisms, and Institutional Dynamics

Anna Grandori

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This introductory chapter outlines the features of the new approach to CG that can be built by integrating the insights from the different contributions gathered in the book. Further specific theses ... More


Governing with Multiple Principals: An Empirically-Based Analysis of Capital Providers' Preferences and Superior Governance Structures

Anna Grandori and Giuseppe Soda

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter broadens current agency approaches by exploring the possible consequences of optimizing CG structures with ‘multiple principals’ and multiple governance and organizational mechanisms. It ... More


Interdependent European Governance

Beate Kohler‐Koch

in Linking EU and National Governance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252268
eISBN:
9780191601040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252262.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introductory chapter 2 takes up the concept of sensitivity and vulnerability in international interdependence to analyse the complex relationship between EU and national governance and to look at ... More


The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Alexander Ebner and Nikolaus Beck (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book approaches markets as a dynamic ensemble of institutions; and as a set of rules or norms, that contribute to the evolution of social systems of governance, and can be analysed as a ... More


Superordinate Identity and Knowledge Creation and Transfer in Organizations

Linda Argote and Aimée A. Kane

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses how a shared superordinate identity increases knowledge creation and transfer in firms. It presents evidence, from both the field and laboratory, that sharing a superordinate ... 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


Failures in Governance and Institution Building

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The governance of consultative polities in East Asia lost its place in the process of political and economic liberalization, most notably in managing industrial relations. Democratization ushered in ... 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


Introduction

Colin Crouch and Helmut Voelzkow

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The main aim of this book is to determine the national patterns of local production systems, particularly those involving small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in France, Germany, Italy, and ... More


Cloud Governance: The Way Forward

Chris Reed

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671670
eISBN:
9780191767463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter reviews the overall governance arrangements for cloud computing, with reference to many of the specific issues raised earlier in the book. At the heart of the discussion is the question ... More


Regulating Contract Law

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264070
eISBN:
9780191698903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264070.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter addresses cursorily some central issues of the regulatory perspective on contract law, and concentrates on novel lines of inquiry. It commences by explicating more fully than before some ... More


Improving Urban Water Governance

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Water governance refers to the range of political, legal, social, economic, and administrative systems that are in place for effective management of water resources and their service delivery at ... More


Introduction

Edward Peter Stringham

in Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199365166
eISBN:
9780199366132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199365166.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Economic actors often face the following dilemma: what do you do when external enforcement is lacking or when relying on courts is too costly? This chapter introduces the topic and summarizes the ... More


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