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  1. Finance in an Age of Austerity

    Finance in an Age of Austerity

    Johnston Birchall
    This is a book in search of an alternative to the discredited investor-owned banks that have brought the rich countries into crisis and the world economy into a long period of austerity. It finds customer-owned banks – credit unions, co-operative banks, building societies – have hardly been affected by the crisis and continue to operate according to their organisational DNA: low-risk, close to the customer, underpinned by real savings, and still lending to SMEs to protect jobs and local economies. They are big business – in some countries with over 40% of the market – but networked in smaller, democratic societies whose origins go back to 1850s Germany. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. Business and Human Rights

    Business and Human Rights

    Edited by Wesley Cragg
    Topics discussed include the debates leading to the creation of the ISO 26000 standard and the United Nations human rights framework for business entities, as well as the nature and limits of the human rights responsibilities of business, the roles and responsibilities of international trade bodies like the World Trade Organization in protecting human rights, and the implications of the current debate for international trade agreements and trade with China. The contributors also explore the effectiveness of voluntary human rights standards in the textile and clothing trade, mining, advertising and the pharmaceutical industries. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

    Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

    Edited by P. M. Vasudev, Susan Watson
    The financial crisis of 2008–09 raises questions about the assumptions that underpin corporate governance. Shareholder value and private ordering may not in fact be the best means of promoting efficiency and corporate responsibility and the mechanisms used to ensure management accountability may not be effective. In this fascinating study, experts from around the world draw on the experience of the financial crisis to explore topical issues ranging from shareholder primacy and the corporate objective to the stakeholder principle, business ethics, and globalization of corporate governance principles. The chapters are provocative, acknowledging that our understanding of fundamental questions of corporate governance is still developing and demonstrating that the corporate governance debate is far from over. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  4. Corporate Strategy and Firm Growth

    Corporate Strategy and Firm Growth

    Angelo Dringoli
    This book explores the conditions for growth that can create value for shareholders, focusing on the main strategies adopted by firms including horizontal expansion, vertical integration and product diversification. To evaluate whether or not a particular growth strategy is successful, the author examines the economic fundamentals of each strategy and presents analytical models of both internal development and external acquisition. He moves on to present four case studies of successful companies to highlight how a firm chooses and implements a defined growth strategy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. Managing Food Safety and Hygiene

    Managing Food Safety and Hygiene

    Bridget M. Hutter
    Food safety and hygiene is of critical importance to us all, yet, as periodic food crises in various countries each year show we are all dependent on others in business and public regulation to ensure that the food we consume in the retailing and hospitality sectors is safe. Bridget Hutter considers the understandings of risk and regulation held by those in business and considers the compliance pressures on managers and owners, and how these relate to understandings of risk and uncertainty. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  6. Does Economic Governance Matter?

    Does Economic Governance Matter?

    Edited by Mehmet Ugur, David Sunderland
    This book contributes to the growing governance literature in three ways. First, it extends the analysis to new areas such as power asymmetry, regulation, transnational company strategies, and law enforcement. Secondly, it examines the role of formal institutions that shape and enforce the rules/norms codified in law; but also private-ordering institutions that function under the umbrella of the State; and private institutions (such as market rules/norms) that provide reputational and other information that foster compliance. Finally, the book extends and enriches the governance debate, addressing issues such as the determinants of institutional quality and efficiency, and the interaction between actor networks and institutional norms. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  7. Business Ethics and Corporate Sustainability

    Business Ethics and Corporate Sustainability

    Edited by Antonio Tencati, Francesco Perrini
    This authoritative book includes cutting-edge insights from leading European and North American scholars who reflect upon business ethics’ foundations, firms, markets and stakeholders in order to design more sustainable patterns of development for business and society. Together, the contributing authors advance critical, innovative and imaginative perspectives to rethink the mainstream models and address the sustainability challenge. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 143.00   Web: $ 128.70
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  8. Corporate Governance and Complexity Theory

    Corporate Governance and Complexity Theory

    Marc Goergen, Christine A. Mallin, Eve Mitleton-Kelly, Ahmed Al-Hawamdeh, Iris H.-Y. Chiu
    This multidisciplinary book takes an innovative approach to corporate governance by linking governance and complexity theory. It provides important new insights into why governance systems are failing and what may be done to improve this situation. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. The Financial and Economic Crises

    The Financial and Economic Crises

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    The 2007 financial and economic crisis that began in the United States and quickly spread around the world differed from earlier crises in a number of significant ways. This book examines the causes of these events in the US, and their impacts on North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Corporate Governance in Modern Financial Capitalism

    Corporate Governance in Modern Financial Capitalism

    Markus Kallifatides, Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall, Sven-Erik Sjöstrand
    This insightful book focuses upon corporate governance processes, and explores the conditions required for effective corporate governance and control in 21st century globalized and financialized economies. In presenting a comprehensive study of a cross-border hostile corporate take-over process, describing the actors, institutions and events involved, this book examines and questions the current forms of corporate governance and control – both from a national and a global perspective. Using Old Mutual’s takeover of Skandia as a case study, the authors address corporate governance theory, and highlight its two fundamental dimensions: financial and operational flows. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  11. Socially Responsible Investment in a Global Environment

    Socially Responsible Investment in a Global Environment

    Hung-Gay Fung, Sheryl A. Law, Jot Lau
    Socially responsible investment (SRI) is becoming increasingly popular and can be potentially rewarding to all parties concerned. This book discusses the opportunities, challenges, and practices of SRI in a global financial environment in a consistent and integrated framework of risk management. It also covers a wide variety of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues related to various participants, such as values-based retail, institutional investors, corporations, banks, supranational agencies, and non-governmental organizations. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. Governance in a Disenchanted World

    Governance in a Disenchanted World

    Helmut Willke
    This book expounds the idea of a disenchanted world composed of nation states and global functional systems. The nation state is losing some of its regulatory prerogatives and, at the same time, extending its legitimacy base in ‘chains of legitimacy’ to transnational institutions. There is neither a global democracy nor a global government. Therefore, establishing alternative forms of legitimacy, accountability and participation in a secular world seem mandatory. Helmut Willke examines the resurgence of moral reasoning in global affairs, pushed by various fundamentalisms, that indicates a real danger of a regression of democracy. The separation of private morals and public policies, the book argues, remains the basis of global aspirations of democracy. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. Does Company Ownership Matter?

    Does Company Ownership Matter?

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Touffut
    Do modes of management depend on company ownership? Does macroeconomic performance rely on shareholder value? The contributions collected in this book explore these questions from economic, historical and legal perspectives. They examine company ownership through the study of national institutions, with particular focus on North America and Europe. The twelve economic and legal specialists of this volume seek to explain why firms organized along the shareholder model have not outperformed other forms of ownership. Answers lie in the historical and institutional background of each country. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    This insightful book provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of CSR in a diverse range of countries including the UK, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the USA, the Middle East, Australia, Japan and Korea. Christine Mallin has brought together leading experts from both academia and the business world to provide fully up-to-date accounts of developments in CSR from a range of legal, cultural and economic perspectives. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  15. An Islamic Perspective on Governance

    An Islamic Perspective on Governance

    Zafar Iqbal, Mervyn K. Lewis
    Zafar Iqbal and Mervyn K. Lewis examine, from an Islamic perspective, some central issues in public, economic and corporate governance. Amongst topics analysed are theories of justice, taxation, budget deficits, Islamic financing modes, public and private accountability, and corruption. This unique and highly innovative book will have strong appeal for those with an interest in Islamic economics, public policy, banking, and Asian and Middle Eastern studies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  16. Corporate Governance and Development

    Corporate Governance and Development

    Edited by Thankom Gopinath Arun, John Turner
    This book analyses the complex relationship between corporate governance and economic development by focusing on the reform of corporate governance, the role of the legal system, and the interconnections with the financial system. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  17. The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment

    The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment

    Edited by Per-Olof Bjuggren, Dennis C. Mueller
    This book explores the revolutionary development of the theory of the firm over the past 35 years. Despite rapid progress in the field, new developments in the microeconomic and industrial organization literature have been relatively scant. This book attempts to redress the balance by providing a comprehensive overview of the theory of the firm before moving on to examine firms and the organization of their economic activities. The contributors also investigate the impact of ownership structure and board composition on firm performance and study how the institutional framework of an economy affects investment decisions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  18. Charting Corporate Corruption

    Charting Corporate Corruption

    Peter Fleming, Stelios C. Zyglidopoulos
    In the post-Enron era, corporate corruption is increasingly on the research agenda. This informative book provides a novel approach by charting the causes of corruption. It demonstrates how agency (decisions and choices of individuals) and structure (the contextual pressures in the business environment) can interact to result in the rapid escalation of corporate crime. By analyzing and describing the social psychological dimensions of this escalation, the book will be effective in creating preventive measures that can be designed and implemented in business organizations. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  19. Financial Innovation in Retail and Corporate Banking

    Financial Innovation in Retail and Corporate Banking

    Edited by Luisa Anderloni, David T. Llewellyn, Reinhard H. Schmidt
    This valuable book discusses in detail, through a blend of theory and empirical research, the processes of innovation and the diffusion of new financial instruments. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  20. Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm

    Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm

    Edited by Mario Morroni
    In recent years, applied studies have shown widespread, profound and increasing heterogeneity across firms in terms of their strategy, organization arrangement and performance. This book investigates the diversity of business firms, offering a picture of the different organizational settings they adopt in their endeavour to cope with increasing competitive pressure. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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