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Shareholder Litigation and Corporate Governance

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter is concerned with an indefinite but fundamental: what purpose lies at the heart of the company's cause of action which justifies the use of derivative actions? Section 1.2 firstly ... More


Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

William V. Rapp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The focus of this book is on educating on the strategic principles fundamental to using information technology to gain market control. It provides case examples of how to use IT to enhance existing ... More


The Contemporary Market

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter characterizes the contemporary heroin market in terms of its major producers, traffickers, and consumers. It presents an overview of the contemporary world opiate market and ... More


Doing Public Management the Individualist Way

Christopher Hood

in The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the four chapters of Part II, public management ideas that loosely correspond to each of the four polar world views identified by cultural theory are discussed. Here, the cultural theory framework ... More


Getting Relative Prices “Wrong”: A Summary

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

According to accepted economic theory, industrial expansion can be explained by one of two grand approaches, market oriented or institutional, and success is usually interpreted as a validation of ... More


The guessing game

Susan Strange

in Casino Capitalism: with an introduction by Matthew Watson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992651
eISBN:
9781526104168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992651.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

We have seen that increased uncertainty has produced a marked hypertrophy of financial markets and financial dealing, much of it speculative in character. It has also increased the inequality in ... More


From Qualities to Value: Demand Shaping and Market Control in Mass Consumption Markets

Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier

in Constructing Quality: The Classification of Goods in Markets

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677573
eISBN:
9780191757037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677573.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Where does convergence on value come from? How do certain products’ qualities acquire economic value? Drawing on some results coming from economic sociology that emphasize the role of marketing ... More


Pre-market Assessment: Authorization to Market

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The purpose of pre-marketing control is to ensure that the product's design, functionality, performance, and safety are sufficiently predictable and that the predicted standard of each of these ... More


The Hidden Advantage of Chinese Subsidies

Usha C. V. Haley and George T. Haley

in Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773749
eISBN:
9780199332571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773749.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

How did subsidies aid China in becoming so competitive in capital-intensive products for which it enjoyed no comparative advantage? Economic rationales cover subsidies for industrial development, ... More


Problem Perspectives

Wolf-Georg Ringe

in The Deconstruction of Equity: Activist Shareholders, Decoupled Risk, and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198723035
eISBN:
9780191789618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723035.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter is the heart of the risk-decoupling problem analysis. It develops four different perspectives on the problem. The starting point is a classical principal-agent approach. Additional ... More


David Lilienthal and the Era of Public Power

Jeremiah D. Lambert

in The Power Brokers: The Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029506
eISBN:
9780262330985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029506.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

During the election of 1932 Roosevelt attacked public utility holding companies as an evil and inveighed against the “Insull monstrosity.” Once in office, with the indispensable support of Senator ... More


Capital Account Liberalization: 1950–80

Shinji Takagi

in Conquering the Fear of Freedom: Japanese Exchange Rate Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714651
eISBN:
9780191782893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714651.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 3 reviews Japan’s experience with capital account liberalization, which systematically began with short-term capital inflows in 1960 followed by direct investment from 1967 to 1978. ... More


The Market for Corporate Control: Value, Stakeholders, and Governance

David Kershaw

in Principles of Takeover Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199659555
eISBN:
9780191932731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199659555.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This Chapter introduces the market for corporate control and provides theoretical and empirical context about the functioning and effects of the market for corporate control. Ideally such context ... More


A new broom: The Market for Corporate Control

Graeme Guthrie

in The Firm Divided: Manager-Shareholder Conflict and the Fight for Control of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190641184
eISBN:
9780190641214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190641184.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Rival management teams compete in the market for corporate control for the right to manage shareholders’ assets. The benefit that shareholders receive from this competition depends on the strength of ... More


The Firm Divided: Manager-Shareholder Conflict and the Fight for Control of the Modern Corporation

Graeme Guthrie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190641184
eISBN:
9780190641214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190641184.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book investigates the conflict between the managers and shareholders of large corporations. Shareholders want managers to act in ways that make their shares as valuable as possible, but managers ... More


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