By Robert A. G. Monks
This can be a textbook at the most crucial improvement in company throughout the Nineteen Eighties. The abuses and excesses of the takeover period and the exponential progress of the institutional investor have remodeled the jobs of the shareholders, managers, and administrators of publicly held businesses. This ebook explains the way it occurred, the place it's going, and what the effect could be. It comprises case stories on blue chip businesses corresponding to American convey, Eastman Kodak, normal cars, Sears Roebuck and Time Warner, in addition to chosen open air fabrics and will be important as a source for college students of commercial, legislation and public coverage. Robert priests and Nell Minow are either long-time students of company governance. they've got lectured and released generally during this box, with greater than fifty articles and books. they've got additionally been on the vanguard of shareholders' activism themselves, best shareholder projects at businesses like Sears, Westinghouse, Kodak and Borden.
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