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  1. The Financialization of the Firm

    The Financialization of the Firm

    Alexander Styhre
    The term ‘financialization’ denotes the general tendency in the advanced Western economies to allow a substantial proportion of taxable profits to accumulate in the finance industry. Alexander Styhre discusses the financialization of the firm in the period after 1980 and stresses how key managerial activities have been redefined on the basis of finance theory and free-market ideologies. This book critically examines the literature and the implications of financialization for organizations and the economy as a whole. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. How Markets Work and Fail, and What to Make of Them

    How Markets Work and Fail, and What to Make of Them

    Bart Nooteboom
    In this thought-provoking book, Bart Nooteboom offers a radical critique of the principal intellectual and moral assumptions underlying economic science, unravelling the notion of markets: how they work and fail, and how they may be redirected to better serve us. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  3. Corporate Venturing

    Corporate Venturing

    Jessica van den Bosch, Geert Duysters
    Large organizations are seen to be struggling to keep up with today's fast changing market and technological developments. However, an increasing number of firms have started to engage in corporate venturing as a way to enhance their innovation process. This book fills the gap in management literature by providing a detailed account of best practices in the organization and management of such corporate ventures. The authors highlight eight main cases of organizations that employ corporate venturing within their firms. The cases are illustrative in showing how leading corporations organize their corporate venturing process and by highlighting the best practices that can be distilled from their experience. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  4. Handbook of Research on IPOs

    Handbook of Research on IPOs

    Edited by Mario Levis, Silvio Vismara
    The Handbook of Research on IPOs provides a comprehensive review of the emerging trends and directions in the global initial public offerings (IPO) markets. The empirical evidence included in the book covers Europe, the US and the Far East, and presents a truly global perspective of IPO markets around the world and at the different stages of the entire IPO process. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 279.00   Web: $ 251.10
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  5. Getting Women on to Corporate Boards

    Getting Women on to Corporate Boards

    Edited by Silke Machold, Morten Huse, Katrin Hansen, Marina Brogi
    This book provides unique insights into how the idea of quota laws to get women on to corporate boards gained international momentum from its origins in Norway. Invaluable insights are gained through the stories of actors involved in shaping the discourse and practice on women of boards. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  6. Managing in Dynamic Business Environments

    Managing in Dynamic Business Environments

    Edited by Katarina Kaarbøe, Paul N. Gooderham, Hanne Nørreklit
    This timely and innovative book focuses on budgeting control and ongoing Beyond Budgeting trends and its consequences for the organization. Ensuring an optimal balance between individual autonomy and management control is a critical challenge for organizations operating in dynamic business environments. Too much of the former leads to chaos, and too much of the latter guarantees rigidity. This book explores the tensions that arise in seeking the best possible balance between these two dimensions. Resolving these tensions is a critical challenge for achieving competitiveness. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  7. Governance, Regulation and Innovation

    Governance, Regulation and Innovation

    Edited by Mehmet Ugur
    This book aims to disentangle the complex relationship between innovation and its potential determinants, paying special attention to the roles of governance and regulatory frameworks, and the ways in which the latter interact with other drivers of innovation such as competition and the innovator’s closeness to the technology frontier. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. 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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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  9. Handbook of Research on Mergers and Acquisitions

    Handbook of Research on Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by Yaakov Weber
    For the last four decades, researchers in various disciplines have been trying to explain the enduring paradox of the growing activity and volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) versus the high failure rate of M&A. This Handbook will stimulate scholars to focus on new research directions. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 201.00   Web: $ 180.90
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  10. 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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  11. Research Handbook on Executive Pay

    Research Handbook on Executive Pay

    Edited by Randall S. Thomas, Jennifer G. Hill
    Research on executive compensation has exploded in recent years, and this volume of specially commissioned essays brings the reader up-to-date on all of the latest developments in the field. Leading corporate governance scholars from a range of countries set out their views on four main areas of executive compensation: the history and theory of executive compensation, the structure of executive pay, corporate governance and executive compensation, and international perspectives on executive pay. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 263.00   Web: $ 236.70
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 44.00   Web: $ 35.20
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Handbook on International Corporate Governance

    Handbook on International Corporate Governance

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    The second edition of this major Handbook provides a thoroughly revised and extensive analysis of the development of corporate governance across a broad range of countries including Australia, China, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey and the UK. Additional coverage in this second edition includes Brazil, Hungary, Malaysia, and Norway. The Handbook reveals that whilst the stage in the corporate governance life cycle may vary from country to country, there are certain core features that emerge such as the importance of transparency, disclosure, accountability of directors and protection of minority shareholders’ rights. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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