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As You Like It

David Autor and Philip Kitcher.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 9922 words.

To what extent and how does economic work relate to life satisfaction? Over the past century, work or a job has become crucial to gaining a livelihood. Writers have also suggested that (at...

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Behind Every Great Fortune is an Equally Great Crime

Jay B. Barney and David Schmidtz.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 7201 words.

This chapter examines the accuracy of the quote “behind every great fortune is an equally great crime”, attributed to Balzac. In our times great individual fortunes are generally generated...

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Britain

Helen Callaghan.

in Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 11806 words.

Chapters 3, 4, and 5 examine empirically why markets for corporate control expanded even though incumbents resisted exposure to competition. The British case, presented in Chapter 3,...

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Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

Edited by Subramanian Rangan.

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 400 pages.

Our quest for prosperity has produced great output but not always great outcomes. The list of concerns is growing and familiar. Fundamentally, when it comes to well-being, fairness, and the...

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Conclusion

Helen Callaghan.

in Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 6442 words.

The final chapter highlights the theoretical significance of the findings, reflects on their generalizability, and outlines supplementary explanations. By identifying systematic differences...

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Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization

Helen Callaghan.

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 208 pages.

When two parties quarrel, the third rejoices, according to a well-known proverb. This book highlights the role of rejoicing “profiteers” in political efforts to expand market-based...

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Corporations in the Economy of Esteem

Robert Frank and Philip Pettit.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 13934 words.

Even in a regulated and competitive market economy the behavior of firms leaves much to be desired. Beyond the invisible hand of the market and the iron hand of the law, this chapter...

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Decision Processes and Value Endogeneity

James G. March.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 2125 words.

Humans use reasons to shape and justify choices. In the process, trade-offs seem essential and often inevitable. But trade-offs involve comparisons, which are problematic both across values...

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A Dialogue Between Business and Philosophy

Bertrand Collomb and Susan Neiman.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 12797 words.

Is there a way of doing business that can sustain material progress without displacing other values that are the essence of the good life? This chapter is a dialogue on this and related...

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The Forest of Reasons

Kwame Anthony Appiah.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 9603 words.

As business decisions and actions spill over into society in ways that arouse our concern, it is useful to explore how philosophy might offer an alternative perspective to consequentialism....

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France

Helen Callaghan.

in Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 13561 words.

The French case serves as a reminder that the timing and magnitude of policy feedback effects are historically contingent. Compared to their German and British counterparts, French...

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Germany

Helen Callaghan.

in Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 11072 words.

The German case illustrates the initially self-reinforcing but ultimately self-undermining effects of market-restraining arrangements. In Germany, a legal framework conducive to bids...

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The Government’s Catalytic Role in Driving Societal Progress

Rabih Abouchakra, Mona Hammami and Jim Hagemann Snabe.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 9190 words.

Governments can contribute more effectively and efficiently to societal progress. The traditional government machinery is however inadequate, underfunded and wrongly funded, and still...

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Intergenerational Equity and Responsibility for Future Generations

Kotaro Suzumura.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 10245 words.

Why should the present generation be held responsible for the sustainable well-being of future generations, especially since past generations must bear some large share of the cause of...

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Introduction

Helen Callaghan.

in Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 8048 words.

Chapter 1 introduces the puzzle and research agenda, reviews relevant literature, summarizes the argument, and reflects on the methodology used. Since the early 1980s, governments worldwide...

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Introduction

Subramanian Rangan.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 9820 words.

Our quest for prosperity has produced great output (i.e. performance) but not always great outcomes (i.e. progress). Despite mounting regulation when it comes to fairness, well-being, and...

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New Prospects for Organizational Democracy?

Julie Battilana, Michael Fuerstein and Mike Lee.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 14882 words.

The joint pursuit of commercial and societal objectives will likely require non-traditional (non-hierarchical) ways of organizing. This chapter discusses the prospects for one promising...

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Our Obligation to Future Generations

Amartya Sen.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 3414 words.

Our reasoned sense of obligations to others can arise from at least three possible sources: cooperation, having caused harm, and effective power to improve suffering. The last source, this...

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Philanthropy and Income Inequality

Elizabeth Anderson, Ing-Haw Cheng and Harrison Hong.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 8551 words.

Bill Gates recently argued that philanthropy by households at the top of the income distribution might help ameliorate income inequality, and that tax policies should take this into...

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The Political Dynamics of Marketizing “Corporate Control”

Helen Callaghan.

in Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 6550 words.

Chapter 2 provides background information pertaining to the regulation of takeover bids, to clarify how political struggles surrounding shareholder rights elucidate the political dynamics...

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