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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Founders

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

Who were the founders of the Australian Commonwealth? John La Nauze, the Federation's pre-eminent historian, speculated in 1972 that perhaps twenty or fewer of the founders were known to...

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Founders

John Williams.

in Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional Political Studies. 2917 words.

Who were the founders of the Australian Commonwealth? John La Nauze, the Federation's pre-eminent historian, speculated in 1972 that

founders’ shares

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share...

founders' shares

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share...

founders’ shares

in A Dictionary of Accounting

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 21 words.

The shares issued to the founders of a company. These shares sometimes carry special *dividend rights and voting rights.

founders’ shares

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Accounting

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 22 words.

The shares issued to the founders of a company. These shares sometimes carry special *dividend rights and voting rights....

founders' shares

Edited by Jonathan Law and John Smullen.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share

founders’ shares

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share

founders' shares

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share.

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founders’ shares

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share...

The Founders

Justin B. Litke.

in Twilight of the Republic

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 13106 words.

The circumscribed politics of the Puritans persist into the constitutional period, despite changes in the self-conception of the people. Though the nation's founders treat the role of God,...

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Contracting among Founders

Thomas Hellmann and Veikko Thiele.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Economics; Industry Studies. 13206 words.

This article develops a theory of contracting among founders of a new firm. It asks at what stage founders agree to commit to each other, how they structure optimal founder contracts, and...

founder

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Are Founder CEOs Good Managers?

Victor Manuel Bennett, Megan Lawrence and Raffaella Sadun.

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses

September 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 12596 words.

We investigate the management practices adopted by firms where the founders are also the CEOs using data from the World Management Survey. We find that founder CEO firms have the lowest...

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Schalch, Andrew (1692–1776), gun-founder

Ruth Rhynas Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 648 words.

Schalch, Andrew (1692–1776), gun-founder, was born in Schaffhausen in Switzerland and was trained in Douai arsenal, but little else is known about his early life. He married and had at...

Hogge, Ralph (d. 1585), gun-founder

Edmund Teesdale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 982 words.

Hogge, Ralph (d. 1585), gun-founder, was a leading figure in the expansion of the iron industry in the Sussex Weald. Nothing is known of his parentage or place of birth, though he was...

Hazeldine, William (1763–1840), iron-founder

Stephen Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 821 words.

Hazeldine, William (1763–1840), iron-founder, was born at Waters Upton, Shropshire. His parents moved while he was very young to Sowbatch, near a forge at Moreton Corbet, about 7 miles from...

Intellectual Founders of the Republic

Sudhir Hazareesingh.

November 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 352 pages.

This innovative study of nineteenth‐century French political thought explores the republican theory and political practice of five intellectuals: Jules Barni, Charles Dupont‐White, Emile...

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Founder Group Company: The Changing Organization of Innovation

Qiwen Lu.

in China's Leap into the Information Age

July 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 21177 words.

The Founder Group Company has been leading the world in pictographic-language electronic publishing systems technology. With its experience in developing sophisticated pictographic...

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Founders of the Victoria League (act. 1901–1914)

Eliza Riedi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 2124 words.

The founders of the Victoria League (act. 1901–1914) created the only predominantly female imperial propaganda society in Edwardian Britain. Run by a group of distinguished women, it...