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Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Mary O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is based on detailed historical research in the USA and Germany, and represents a challenge to current orthodoxy on corporate governance. It is a challenging and informed examination of the ... More


Transforming the Debates on Corporate Governance

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The Anglo‐American debates on corporate governance that have taken place over the last two decades have been largely confined to shareholder theory, which is the dominant perspective, and stakeholder ... More


Conclusion

Jeffery A. Jenkins and Charles Stewart III

in Fighting for the Speakership: The House and the Rise of Party Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691118123
eISBN:
9781400845460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691118123.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter summarizes the key points raised by the book, with particular emphasis on questions of organizational control, party-building, and party strength in Congress. It begins with a discussion ... More


Management Accounting Inscriptions and the Post-Industrial Experience of Organizational Control

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that organisational control and accounting’s role in it has become an increasingly digitised and technologically enabled process. New centres of calculation have emerged within ... More


The Emerging Challenges to Organizational Control in Germany

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

In recent decades the institutional foundations of organizational control in Germany have proven to be more enduring than those in the USA, but, nevertheless various pressures have built up on the ... More


From Managerial to Contested Control in Germany

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Like its US counterpart, the characteristic features of the post‐war system of corporate governance in the former West Germany have deep roots in the region's history. Section 7.2 of this chapter ... More


Innovation, Resource Allocation, and Governance

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Given the centrality of the process of innovation to the performance of dynamic economies, the types of corporate governance that will promote economic performance can be determined only within a ... More


Conclusion

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The empirical analysis of the US and German systems of corporate governance presented in this book has highlighted the prevalence of organizational control across industry and over time. In both ... More


Introduction

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The question of how corporations should be governed to enhance corporate and economic performance has been widely discussed in the last two decades in the USA and the UK, but until recently, the ... More


Organization control and management accounting in context: a case study of the US motion picture industry

S. Mark Young, Wim A. Van der Stede, and James J. Gong

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter seeks to expand the domain of management accounting and organizational control research into creative industries, and develop a framework for studying perhaps the best known of these ... More


Pressuring Partners Back to Good Order: A Lateral Control Regime

Lazega Emmanuel

in The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter examines a mechanism called lateral control regime, which is based on a counter-intuitive complementarity between niche seeking and status competition. It helps most peers exercise early ... More


Theoretical Notions of Control—A Mobile Tug-of-War

Keri K. Stephens

in Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190625504
eISBN:
9780190882327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625504.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Communication, information, and organizational control are tightly entwined; this chapter explores the theoretical literature that elaborates on these concepts. The early years of car phones and cell ... More


Theorising social workers’ experiences of self‑conscious emotions

Matthew Gibson

in Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social Work: Emotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447344797
eISBN:
9781447344841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344797.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter provides a conceptual framework to understand the processes, relevant to self-conscious emotions, through which social workers come to acquiesce or resist organisational attempts at ... More


Bureaucracy and Control: Big Brother Is Watching

Dariusz Jemielniak

in Common Knowledge?: An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789448
eISBN:
9780804791205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789448.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter describes the amount of peer control that all Wikipedians experience, the Panopticon-like recording of all behaviors, and the control of participation through a high degree of regulation ... More


Pride and shame in the creation of the ‘appropriate’ professional

Matthew Gibson

in Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social Work: Emotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447344797
eISBN:
9781447344841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344797.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter extends the theory of pride and shame in professional practice by considering how pride, shame and other self-conscious emotions are strategically used to regulate the emotions of the ... More


Soft Capitalism Comes to India

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 4 describes the ‘New Age’ management ideas and ‘subjective’ techniques of organizational control that have been imported into the Indian IT industry, especially the promotion of ‘flat ... More


Early Mobile Use

Keri K. Stephens

in Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190625504
eISBN:
9780190882327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625504.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

For many people, whose first experiences using mobiles were between 2000 and 2010, it’s hard to imagine a time when friends and loved ones didn’t have mobiles or when people didn’t have access to one ... More


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