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Political and Social Games Corporations Play

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporations in Evolving Diversity: Cognition, Governance, and Institutional Rules

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199218530
eISBN:
9780191711510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218530.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter formulates political-exchange and social-exchange games that corporations and their stakeholders play along with other agents in society. Multiple equilibria of the political exchange ... More


Introduction: What Do Corporations Do?

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporations in Evolving Diversity: Cognition, Governance, and Institutional Rules

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199218530
eISBN:
9780191711510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218530.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This introductory chapter first revisits the generic nature of corporations as perpetual entities that first emerged in non-business domains such as religion, education, and city learning before the ... More


Gadfly of Government 1761–1763

Peter D. G. Thomas

in John Wilkes: A Friend to Liberty

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205449
eISBN:
9780191676642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205449.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the radical movement, which was considered as an attack on ‘establishment politics’. Due to the continuous advocacy of ideas of electoral reform, British radicalism is ... More


Politicians, Security Politics and the Political Game

Andrew W. Neal

in Security as Politics: Beyond the State of Exception

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450928
eISBN:
9781474465342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450928.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Drawing on research interviews with politicians, including three former cabinet ministers and a former member of the UK Intelligence and Security Committee, this chapter describes the historical ... More


Silver Linings: The Good from the Worst

Lee Clarke

in Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226108599
eISBN:
9780226108605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108605.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the good things or the silver linings of worst cases or disasters. It explains that worst cases and disasters are patterned phenomena with complex causes and effects. And while ... More


Friendship between Chieftains: “To His Friend a Man Should Be a Friend, and Repay Gifts with Gifts”

Jón Viðar Sigurðsson

in Viking Friendship: The Social Bond in Iceland and Norway, c. 900D1300

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705779
eISBN:
9781501708480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705779.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter addresses the friendship between chieftains. In Iceland, from the time of the settlement (c.870–930) until the end of the Free State, power slowly became concentrated in fewer and fewer ... More


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