Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

by Mary O'Sullivan
     
 

In this highly original book, Mary O'Sullivan provides a critical analysis of the theoretical foundations for the idea that corporations should be run to maximize shareholder value and for the alternative perspective that corporations should be run in the interests of stakeholders. She embeds her arguments on the relation between corporate governance and economic

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In this highly original book, Mary O'Sullivan provides a critical analysis of the theoretical foundations for the idea that corporations should be run to maximize shareholder value and for the alternative perspective that corporations should be run in the interests of stakeholders. She embeds her arguments on the relation between corporate governance and economic performance in historical accounts of the dynamics of corporate growth in the United States and Germany during the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198293460
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/13/2000
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Introduction
1. Innovation, Resource Allocation, and Governance
2. Transforming the Debates on Corporate Governance
3. The Foundations of Managerial Control in the United States
4. The Post-war Evolution of Managerial Control in the United States
5. Challenges to Post-war Managerial Control in the United States
6. US Corporate Responses to New Challenges
7. From Managerial to Contested Control in Germany
8. The Emerging Challenges to Organizational Control in Germany
Conclusion
References
Index

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