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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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A Community of Employees

Simon Learmount.

in Corporate Governance

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 14260 words.

This chapter presents an analysis of the role of employees in the governance of their companies. There are two main perspectives on the relevance of employees for the system of corporate...

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Japanese Directors—Elders of the Corporate Community

Simon Learmount.

in Corporate Governance

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 10088 words.

This chapter present an analysis of the role of senior management in the governance of the companies studied. The arguments presented support the analysis put forward by mainstream critics...

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The Governance of Innovation: The Case of Rolls-Royce plc

William Lazonick and Andrea Prencipe.

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 12872 words.

This chapter highlights the regulatory power of a ‘soft’ mechanism, namely communities of expertise. It draws on an in-depth case study of the evolution of governance at Rolls-Royce. The...

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The Purpose of the Company

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson.

in Fair Shares

May 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 5342 words.

The purpose of the company can be expressed as ‘to provide ethically and profitably the goods and services people need or want’. This chapter discusses corporate governance and looks at...

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The Chairman and Board Structure

Adrian Cadbury.

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

October 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 6439 words.

This chapter examines the criticisms levelled at the way boards work in the UK and the US and considers what action could be taken to meet those criticisms. The main criticisms of boards...

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Introduction

Anna Grandori.

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 12289 words.

This introductory chapter outlines the features of the new approach to CG that can be built by integrating the insights from the different contributions gathered in the book. Further...

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On a Different Path? The Managerial Reshaping of Japanese Corporate Governance*

Simon Deakin and D. Hugh Whittaker.

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 11244 words.

This introductory chapter sets out the main themes of the book and provides an overview of the chapters that follow. The chapter explains how the traditional or postwar model of Japanese...

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In the Shadow of Corporate Governance Reform: Change and Continuity in Managerial Practice at Listed Companies in Japan*

John Buchanan and Simon Deakin.

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 16393 words.

This chapter presents an empirical analysis of the implementation of the “company with committees law” of 2002 that was aimed at expanding the role of independent directors. Most boards...

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Japan's Conversion to Investor Capitalism*

Ronald Dore.

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 12136 words.

In this chapter, Ronald Dore contrasts the rhetoric about the Japanese corporation's duties to multiple stakeholders, and the absence of proposals to modify the extent to which the law...

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Managers and Corporate Governance Reform in Japan: Restoring Self‐Confidence or Shareholder Revolution?

Takeshi Inagami.

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 11076 words.

Debates about corporate governance reform in Japan began in 1992, when the term “corporate governance” was still relatively unknown. This chapter follows the subsequent evolution of...

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Corporate Governance, Institutions, and the Spirits of Capitalism*

D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin.

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 10513 words.

This chapter begins by contrasting “goodwill” in finance and industrial capitalism, and the evolution of the former in the United States with the latter in Japan. In rejecting the “spirit”...

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The Role of Banks

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson.

in Fair Shares

May 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 4312 words.

This chapter examines the history of the UK banking system and its relationship to commerce and industry. It discusses the position of banks as unique providers of funds in so far as they...

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Germany

Jonathan P. Charkham.

in Keeping Better Company

July 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 29715 words.

In the economic sphere, the Germans have never been obsessed by the idea that their economy will work best if unrestricted competition is studiously enforced: cartels existed in the...

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Globalizing Corporate Citizenship: Political and Theoretical Considerations

Eliza Gaffney and Peter Newell.

in The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 11437 words.

Here, the concept of corporate citizenship is used more normatively to explore what constitutes responsible corporate behaviour in a globalized economy. Global corporations do more than...

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The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Edited by Bruce Kogut.

May 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 408 pages.

The financial crisis of 2008 laid bare the hidden network of relationships in corporate governance: who owes what to whom, who will stand by whom in times of crisis, what governs the...

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Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

Edited by D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin.

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 320 pages.

The chapters in this book address the state of Japanese corporate governance and managerial practice at a critical moment. They are based on detailed and intensive fieldwork in large...

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Taming Platform Capitalism to Meet Human Needs

Gerald F. Davis and S.D. Shibulal.

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Political Economy. 9724 words.

We are witnessing the emergence of an information and communication technology (ICT)-enabled platform capitalism in which traditional corporations are being displaced. Railing against...

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Downward Accountability

John Child.

in Corporate Governance in Contention

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Financial Institutions and Services. 14245 words.

This chapter develops the case for including downward accountability as an essential component of corporate governance. Downward accountability refers to processes by which the senior...

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Honorable Business and Treating People the Right Way

James R. Otteson.

in Honorable Business

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Business Strategy. 15309 words.

Chapters 7 and 8 look more carefully at a series of worries about, and objections raised to, business, markets, and commercial society generally. Chapter 7 looks specifically at concerns...

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The Academic Analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis: Round 1

Matthew Spiegel.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 4059 words.

Academics responded to the challenges posed by the 2008 financial crisis with a flurry of studies. This collection of articles is just the academic community's first look into it. The...