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Entrepreneurs and Democracy: A Political Theory of Corporate Governance / Edition 1

Entrepreneurs and Democracy: A Political Theory of Corporate Governance / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780521856386
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/31/2008
Series: Business, Value Creation, and Society Series
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Harry Korine is Teaching Fellow in Strategic and International Management at the London Business School and Senior Research Fellow at the French Corporate Governance Institute (IFGE, Lyon). In addition to his academic and consulting activities, he is the Chairman of the Board of Forma Futura Invest AG, an independent asset management firm based in Zurich.

Pierre-Yves Gomez is Full Professor of Strategic Management at EM Lyon and Director of the French Corporate Governance Institute (IFGE, Lyon). He has published several award-winning books in French and English including Trust, Firm and Society (1997) and, with Harry Korine, The Leap to Globalization (2002).

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables; Introduction; Part I. Establishing the Ideological Foundations: The Contribution of Liberal Political Philosophy: 1. The invisible crown: political foundations of the legitimate entrepreneur; 2. Society fragmented and the role of democracy; Part II. Understanding How Corporate Governance Evolves: The Contribution of History: 3. Familial governance (c.1800-1920): economic enfranchisement and the founder as entrepreneur; 4. Managerial governance (c.1920-70): separation of powers and management as the entrepreneur; 5. Post managerial governance (from c.1970): ownership of the large corporation reaches unprecedented mass and fragments into multiple poles; 6. Interpreting public governance: representation and debate signify a new step towards democratization; Part III. Corporate Governance and Performance: 7. The pure economic model of corporate governance: an analysis; 8. Critique of the pure economic model of corporate governance; 9. Economic performance, corporate governance, and the fragmentation of ownership; Epilogue.

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