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

Author: Myrddin John Lewis
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Modern economic and social history series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Specifically aimed at addressing a gap in the study of the evolution of corporate governance in Britain, this study helps to identify those aspects of corporate governance that have undergone change,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Myrddin John Lewis
ISBN: 9781315600123 1315600129
OCLC Number: 953046166
Notes: "First published 2011 by Ashgate Publishing"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 231 pages).
Contents: 1. Introduction : corporate governance, personal capitalism, and British manufacturing in the first half of the twentieth century --
2. Raleigh and the Bowdens : personal capitalism and business performance, 1887-1939 --
3. Hadfields Ltd. : personal capitalism, boardroom culture and corporate governance --
4. Losing trust : the BSA Board and corporate governance, 1900-1939 --
5. Alfred Herbert Ltd. : the individualistic element in corporate governance and the legacy of personal control --
6. 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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