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American Politics, American Business

Benjamin C. Waterhouse and Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This epilogue asserts that business's influence on politics is historically contingent. It is thus vital to recognize that neither “business” nor “politics” in the second decade of the twenty-first ... More


Alfred Chandler and knowledge management within the firm

David C. Mowery

in Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695683
eISBN:
9780191738265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695683.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

This chapter examines the role of knowledge management, defined as the management of processes affecting the creation, communication, distribution, and exploitation of knowledge concerning corporate ... More


A Taxonomy of the Corporation

Ronald J. Colombo

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Corporations are tremendously diverse. Outside the field of constitutional law, different corporations are routinely subject to different rules and regulations. Corporate law, securities regulation, ... More


The Modern Business Corporation

Ronald J. Colombo

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 2 considers whether the business corporation can fairly be considered an association. It recounts the history of the corporation, from its ancient predecessors to its modern manifestations. ... More


Property: Individualism and ownership

Rachel S. Turner

in Neo-Liberal Ideology: History, Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632688
eISBN:
9780748652792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632688.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the concept of private property in Germany, Britain, and the United States, and on how different national strands of neo-liberalism draw on various intellectual traditions for ... More


The role of professionals in the Chandler paradigm

Louis Galambos

in Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695683
eISBN:
9780191738265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695683.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

Since many of the modern professions had a substantial impact on economic development, this chapter examines Alfred D. Chandler’s description and analysis of the business-related aspects of ... More


Heroes in Late Career

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Society has come to recognize the leaders of modern corporations, among many others, as heroes. In order to understand why some business leaders are being seen in larger-than-life contexts, this ... More


Tribunes of the Shareholder Class

Nelson Lichtenstein

in A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics, and Labor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037856
eISBN:
9780252095122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037856.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on the book The Modern Corporation and Private Property, published in August 1932 by Adolf Berle and Gardiner Means. The book instantly became a controversial classic, provided ... More


The Politics of the State Grid Corporation of China

Xu Yi-chong

in Sinews of Power: Politics of the State Grid Corporation of China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190279523
eISBN:
9780190279554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279523.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

SGCC is a new type of state-owned ‘profit-driven’ corporation: once it was given the mandate to construct and operate the national transmission and distribution (T&D) system, it used its new autonomy ... More


The Big Picture

Graeme Salaman and John Storeym

in A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198782827
eISBN:
9780191825996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782827.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

Something is wrong with the modern corporation, especially the US/UK version. The problem is what the firm is organized to achieve and for whom, and the ways in which it is exposed to the market ... More


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