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Back-office intricacy: the description of financial objects in an investment bank

Fabian Muniesa, Dominique Chabert, Marceline Ducrocq-Grondin and Susan V. Scott.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Investment Banking; Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information and Communication Technologies. 10547 words.

The complexity of contemporary finance translates into what we call the problem of “description”: the problem of constructing robust, flexible, portable, and mutually compatible depictions...

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Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor

Donald Winch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Welfare and Poverty; Sociology; Business and Management; Insurance; Economics. 980 words.

Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor, was born at Ashtead, Surrey, the eldest son of Sir Robert Eden...


Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Financial Institutions and Services.

Abbreviation for public limited company. This (or its Welsh equivalent c.c.c.) must appear in the name of a UK public limited company. Compare Ltd.

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Social Capital and the Viability of Stakeholder-Oriented Firms: Evidence from Savings Banks

Charlotte Ostergaard, Ibolya Schindele and Bent Vale.

in Review of Finance

August 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Banking; Corporate Governance. 20807 words.

We show that social capital improves the viability of stakeholder-oriented firms operating in competitive markets. Studying exits from the population of Norwegian savings banks after...