Investor Capitalism: How Money Managers Are Changing the Face of Corporate America

Investor Capitalism: How Money Managers Are Changing the Face of Corporate America

by Michael Useem
     
 

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A behind-the-scenes look at today's kingmakers: institutional investors. Out of the public eye, a small group of professionals--investment experts who handle other people's monies--are exerting ever-greater control over corporate managers, firing CEOs and pushing through 'restructurings' that cost thousands of jobs. Michael Useem's "Investor Capitalism" portrays…  See more details below

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A behind-the-scenes look at today's kingmakers: institutional investors. Out of the public eye, a small group of professionals--investment experts who handle other people's monies--are exerting ever-greater control over corporate managers, firing CEOs and pushing through 'restructurings' that cost thousands of jobs. Michael Useem's "Investor Capitalism" portrays the quiet, veiled nature of this dance of elephants, and portrays the enormous implications of its results. --John Rekenthaler, Publisher, Morningstar, Inc.

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Wall Street Journal
A helpful guidebook to anyone (especially directors and senior executives) who must learn to deal with demanding stockholders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465050321
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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Jay W. Lorsch
"A unique and comprehensive view of the changing pattern of corporate ownership and governance in the United States."

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