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  1. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Globalization

    Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Globalization

    Peter Bloom
    Exploring the rise of authoritarian capitalism, this book offers a fresh perspective on politics and economics in the present age of globalization. It asks the crucial question of whether individuals and nations can break free from the ‘grip’ of authoritarian capitalism in the twenty-first century. Peter Bloom includes a detailed and in-depth analysis of how marketization is promoting political authoritarianism across the world. He tells a story of authoritarian progress – where capitalist prosperity can only be delivered by the coercive rule of ‘self-disciplining’ nations and ‘disciplining’ trans-national institutions – and in which capitalist sovereignty is replacing liberal and social democracy. In doing so, Bloom helps readers rethink the structural as well as discursive role of sovereign power within capitalism, showing the ways the free market relies upon a range of authoritarian political fantasies not just for its growth but its very survival. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Finance

    Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Finance

    Edited by Javed Ghulam Hussain, Jonathan M. Scott
    Drawing upon current cutting-edge theories, knowledge and research findings, this Handbook provides an analysis of the interaction between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs and financial institutions globally. The contributors consider regional and international perspectives within and between Europe, North America, New Zealand, the Middle East, as well as South, Central and East Asia on a chapter-by-chapter basis. In so doing, they provide a contextualized, up-to-date snapshot of research into entrepreneurial finance across the world. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  3. Enhancing Firm Sustainability Through Governance

    Enhancing Firm Sustainability Through Governance

    Francesco de Zwart
    This important book presents a fresh perspective on corporate governance and how the relationship between governance mechanisms, processes and variables should be understood through a new unifying theory: the relational corporate governance approach. The approach acts as a tool for analysing the governance health of individual companies and suggests the actions required to remedy sub-optimal governance arrangements. A wide selection of articles, empirical studies and literature have been translated into an original theory which complements existing law and economics models of the firm. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  4. Corporate Power and Responsible Capitalism?

    Corporate Power and Responsible Capitalism?

    Bryn Jones
    In this important book, Bryn Jones uses insights from political economy, historical analysis and sociological concepts of the corporation, as a socially disembedded but political actor, to address concerns over the over-reach of Anglo-Saxon corporations. These firms are compared with their continental European and East Asian counterparts, both in their social and economic functions and their institutional structures. Jones then draws on alternative models proposed by advocates of CSR, cooperative enterprise and corporate democratisation, to argue for key reforms for corporations’ greater social accountability. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  5. Business Regulation

    Business Regulation

    Edited by Edward J. Balleisen
    This comprehensive collection conveys leading scholarly ideas on modern regulatory governance since 1871. The first two volumes lay out the rationales for and critiques of technocratic governance in industrialized societies. They trace the evolution of regulatory institutions, highlighting the most recent era of globalization, deregulation, privatization and regulatory innovation. The third volume presents influential frameworks for understanding regulatory culture in action, assessing the impacts of regulatory policies, and explaining regulatory change. With an original introduction by the editor, this set is a definitive compendium for libraries, regulators, administrative lawyers, regulated businesses, NGOs and scholars of regulation from across the social sciences. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 1,281.00   Web: $ 1,152.90
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Corporate Citizenship

    Corporate Citizenship

    Edited by Dirk Matten, Jeremy Moon
    Corporate Citizenship (CC) has emerged as a widely used way of describing the role of business in wider society. As such, CC has been popular with academics, business leaders and politicians alike, as it locates the private corporation within a network of mutual responsibilities and obligations in their social environment. This collection takes stock of the debate by tracing back its origin, identifying the key topics and delineating the key controversies. The volume places the discussion on corporate citizenship in a political context within the wider debate on the role of business in society. In doing so, the individual chapters feature major contributions by the leading scholars in this area and provide an overview of ongoing developments, in particular at the transnational level. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 434.00   Web: $ 390.60
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by J. Harold Mulherin
    This significant collection of articles comprises seminal works in recent empirical research on mergers and acquisitions. The papers provide a detailed analysis of fundamental questions such as the sources of gains in mergers and acquisitions, the role of activists in the takeover process, the existence of merger waves, the relevance of auction models in corporate takeovers and the measurement of bidder returns. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 428.00   Web: $ 385.20
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Governance and Family Firms

    Governance and Family Firms

    Edited by Julio Pindado, Ignacio Requejo
    This authoritative collection provides a broad overview of the role that family firms, both those publicly listed and privately held, play in the global economy. The editors have selected seminal papers which investigate how the family business model affects firm performance and corporate decision making, and contribute to disentangling the interrelations that exist between family control of corporations and other governance mechanisms. Given the relevance of corporate governance and family firms for the economy and society as a whole, the present collection constitutes a point of reference for family business researchers, practitioners and policymakers alike. A better understanding of family firms is of paramount importance because these companies are the main drivers of economic growth all over the world. The volume, with an original introduction by the editors, will be an excellent source of reference for students, practitioners and researchers in the field of governance and family firms. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 464.00   Web: $ 417.60
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  20. 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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