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Conclusion

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0029
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter wraps up the main points of this book. Corporate governance can be examined in terms of the inner workings of the corporation: the mechanical requirements for the board of directors, the ... More


Explaining Western Securities Markets

Mark J. Roe

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/9780199269761.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter questions the power of law in solving CG problems and maintains that there are societal and political forces that are likely to shape governance structures irrespective of any ... More


A Problem in Stock Adjustment

John Hicks

in Methods of Dynamic Economics

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198772873
eISBN:
9780191596438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198772874.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyses a problem involving the behaviour of the individual producer (or stock-holder). It focuses that part of his behaviour which relates to the stock (or inventory) of finished ... More


US Corporate Responses to New Challenges

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:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The growing demands for financial liquidity, combined with the productive challenges discussed in the previous chapter, created significant pressures on the stability of the post‐war system of ... More


Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Mark J. Roe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

Before a nation can produce, it must achieve social peace. That social peace has been reached in different nations by differing means, some of which have then been embedded in business firms, in ... More


Japan

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

In Japan, lifetime employment settled social conflict, and financial institutions played a strong role in firms in ways that complemented Japan's post-Second World War social understandings. Lifetime ... More


Sweden

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

Sweden, the world's first social democracy, has protected minority stockholders well, but strong ownership concentration persists and ownership has not yet separated from control. Sweden has been one ... More


Corporate Law as the Foundation for Securities Markets: The Theory

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0024
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter outlines the quality of corporate law and its importance. The important precondition to developing modern securities markets, and the industrial, technological wealth that goes with deep ... More


Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Lawrence E. Mitchell

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book explores the philosophical and social environment in which the modern American corporation is grounded, and explains why, from a cultural perspective, the people should not expect the ... More


Finance capital in Chandlerian capitalism

Mary A. O’Sullivan

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/9780199695683.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

Alfred Chandler wrote a great deal on finance capital in the development of big business. In making bold and provocative statements, he provided scholars with a variety of stimulating ideas. To a ... More


American Liberalism and the Fundamental Flaw—The Foundation of the Corporate Problem

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter establishes the groundwork for analyzing corporate responsibility by placing the issue in cultural context. It gives some examples of corporate misbehavior such as Coke's disregard of ... More


Corporate Managers: Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses examples of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to analyze corporate irresponsibility. It argues that corporate misbehavior is not especially the fault of corporate managers, stockholders, ... More


Traditional Stockholders: The Night of the Living Dead

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes the relationship between corporate irresponsibility and traditional stockholders, and discusses a study which reports that there are approximately 50,000 people engaged in day ... More


The New Stockholder: King Kong with a Quotron

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on institutional stockholders, and reveals that the traditional stockholder has been substantially displaced by institutional stockholders, the massive growth of whom has ... More


Abandoning the Stockholders

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the key to unlocking long-term value in American corporations and to ensuring a governance and ownership structure which will provide for sustainable corporate productivity ... More


In Search of Lost Time: What If Delaware Had Not Adopted Shareholder Primacy?

David J. Berger

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This article examines how directors and investors might manage corporations if we did not live in a world of stockholder primacy. The purpose of this article is also fourfold. First, this article ... More


Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Douglas L. Kruse, Richard B. Freeman, and Joseph R. Blasi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The historical relationship between capital and labor has evolved in the past few decades. One particularly noteworthy development is the rise of shared capitalism, a system in which workers have ... More


Market Discipline in the Governance of U.S. Bank Holding Companies: Monitoring versus Influencing

Robert R. Bliss and Mark J. Flannery

in Prudential Supervision: What Works and What Doesn't

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226531885
eISBN:
9780226531939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226531939.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter seeks to complement the existing literature on market monitoring by looking for direct evidence of stockholder and bondholder influence in the U.S. banking sector. Because financial ... More


Stakeholder Theory, Corporate Governance, and Public Management (with Wayne Norman)

Joseph Heath

in Morality, Competition, and the Firm: The Market Failures Approach to Business Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199990481
eISBN:
9780190267704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199990481.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the stakeholder theory of corporate governance. It analyzes the theory's feature of serving “fair” return on the investment of the company's customers, suppliers, employees, and ... More


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