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The Oxford handbook of the corporation

Author: Thomas Clarke; Justin O'Brien; Charles R O'Kelley
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Assesses the contemporary relevance, purpose, and performance of the corporation. The corporation is one of the most significant, if contested, innovations in human history, and the direction and effectiveness of corporate law, corporate governance, and corporate performance are being challenged as never before. Continuously evolving, the corporation as the primary instrument for wealth generation in contemporary  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford handbook of the corporation.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1044857269
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Clarke; Justin O'Brien; Charles R O'Kelley
ISBN: 9780191800580 0191800589
OCLC Number: 1090366405
Notes: "Published online: Mar 2019."
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The Evolving Corporation : Economy, Law and Society / Thomas Clarke, Justin O'Brien, and Charles R.T. O'Kelley --
I. Genesis of the corporation --
The Dutch East India Company : The First Corporate Governance Debacle / Paul Frentrop --
The English East India Company-State and the Modern Corporation : The Google of its Time? / Philip J. Stern --
Socializing Capital : The Rise of the Industrial Corporation / William G. Roy --
II. Corporate purpose and accountability --
From Berle to the Present : The Shifting Primacies of Corporation Theory / Charles R.T. O'Kelley --
Understanding the Roots of Shareholder Primacy : The Meaning of Agency Theory, and the Conditions of its Contagion / Olivier Weinstein --
Corporate Purpose : Legal Interpretations and Empirical Evidence / Shelley Marshall, Ian Ramsay --
III. Theories of the firm --
Corporate Law as a Solution to Team Production Problems / Margaret M. Blair --
Corporations as Sempiternal Legal Persons / Lynn Stout --
IV. Political theories of the corporation --
Finance Capitalism, the Financialized Corporation, and Countervailing Power / John W. Cioffi --
The Neoliberal Corporation / David Ciepley --
Theorizing the Corporation : Liberal, Confucian and Socialist Perspectives / Teemu Ruskola --
V. Strategies of contemporary corporations --
Global Corporations and Global Value Chains : The Disaggregation of Corporations? / Thomas Clarke, Martijn Boersma --
Growth Strategies of the New Multinationals / Mauro F. Guillén, Esteban García-Canal --
VI. Diversity of institutions and corporations --
Corporations, Organization and Human Action : An Anthropological Critique of Agency Theory / Jean-François Chanlat --
The Japanese Corporation : Community, Purpose, and Strategy / Takaya Seki --
VII. The innovative corporation --
Dynamic Capabilities, the Multinational Corporation, and Capture of Co-created Value from Innovation / Christos N. Pitelis, David J. Teece --
The Theory of Innovative Enterprise : Foundations of Economic Analysis / William Lazonick --
Corporations in the Clouds? : The Transformation of the Corporation in an Era of Disruptive Innovations / Danielle Logue --
VIII. The responsible corporation --
The Changing Nature of the Corporation and the Economic Theory of the Firm / Nicolai Foss, Stefan Linder --
Corporate Responsibility and the Embeded Firm : A Critical Reappraisal / Cynthia A. Williams --
IX. The sustainable corporation --
The Greening of the Corporation / Thomas Clarke --
Corporate Sustainability in a Fragile Planet / Suzanne Benn, Melissa Edwards --
X. The future of the corporation --
Transcending the Corporation : Social Enterprise, Cooperatives and Commons-based Governance / Bronwen Morgan --
The Evolution of Corporate Form : From Shareholders' Property to the Corporation as Commons / Simon Deakin.
Other Titles: Corporation
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Clarke, Justin O'Brien, and Charles R.T. O'Kelley.

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