Обложка книги Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

ISBN: 0199269769;
Издательство: Oxford University Press

Book DescriptionRecent scandals involving large firms, in the US and elsewhere, have intensified discussion regarding the role and conduct of the corporation. The contributors to this book argue that much of this debate has taken too narrow a view of theissue of corporate governance, and question some of the key assumptions of economic models. Drawing on insights from a variety of fields, including management studies, organization studies, economics and finance, political science, sociology, psychology, and legal studies, the contributors argue that these models fail to take account of the varied and complex behaviour of actors within the corporation. Instead the cognitive and motivational foundations of governance problems and possible solutions are re-worked to produce a broader conception of governance, and a new range of forms that this can take. The book argues that no one of these forms is the 'solution' to the corporate governance problem. The book contains chapters from...