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Personal capitalism and corporate governance : British manufacturing in the first half of the twentieth century

Author: Myrddin John Lewis
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2011.
Series: Modern economic and social history series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Personal Capitalism and Corporate Governance is based on case studies of British manufacturing companies. It explores contemporary issues concerning corporate governance and corporate behaviour, with the main section dealing with methodology, in particula.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Lewis, Myrddin John.
Personal capitalism and corporate governance.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2011
(DLC) 2010031152
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Myrddin John Lewis
ISBN: 9781409417583 1409417581
OCLC Number: 704517859
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 231 pages).
Contents: Introduction : corporate governance, personal capitalism, and British manufacturing in the first half of the twentieth century --
Raleigh and the Bowdens : personal capitalism and business performance, 1887-1939 --
Hadfields Ltd. : personal capitalism, boardroom culture and corporate governance --
Losing trust : the BSA Board and corporate governance, 1900-39 --
Alfred Herbert Ltd. : the individualistic element in corporate governance and the legacy of personal control --
The relationship between companies and their shareholders : Greenwood & Batley and Hadfields.
Series Title: Modern economic and social history series.
Responsibility: Myrddin John Lewis [and others].

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