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Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

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ISBN-10: 026201727X

ISBN-13: 9780262017275

Edition: 2012

Authors: Bruce Kogut, Sea-Jin Chang, Martin Conyon, Andrew Shipilov

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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 provision of credit when no one seems to have credit. This book maps the influence of these types of economic and social networks--communities of agents (people or firms) and the ties among them--on corporate behavior and governance. The empirically rich studies in the book are largely concerned with mechanisms for the emergence of governance networks rather than with what determines the best outcomes. The chapters identify "structural breaks"--privatization, for example, or globalization--and assess why…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 5/11/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 392
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Bruce Kogut is Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Professor of Leadership and Ethics and Director of the Sanford C. Bernstein Center for Leadership and Ethics at Columbia University. He is the author or editor of six books, including The Global Internet Economy (MIT Press, 2003) and Knowledge, Options, and Institutions.

Contributors and Participants
The Small World of Corporate Governance: An Introduction
Is There an Anglo-Saxon Model?
The Small Worlds of Business Groups: Liberalization and Network Dynamics
Ownership Networks and New Institutional Forms in the Transition from Communism to Capitalism
Structural Breaks and Governance Networks in Western Europe
Testing the "Old Boys' Network": Diversity and Board Interlocks in Scandinavia
Governance Networks, Small Worlds, and Acquisitions in Germany and the United States, 2000-2005
Generating Rules and the Social Science of Governance
Is There a Global Small World of Owners and Directors?
Epilogue: The Generative Analytics of Corporate Governance
Appendix 1
Appendix 2