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Shareholder democracies?

Mark Freeman

Shareholder democracies?

corporate governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

by Mark Freeman

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stock companies,
  • Corporate governance,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-322) and index.

    StatementMark Freeman, Robin Pearson, and James Taylor
    ContributionsPearson, Robin, 1955-, Taylor, James, 1976-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2741 .F8143 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 339 p. :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25314004M
    ISBN 100226261875
    ISBN 109780226261874
    LC Control Number2011023610

    Mark Freeman is a senior lecturer in economic and social history at the University of Glasgow, an associate member of the Centre for Business History in Scotland, and the author of several books, including Social Investigation and Rural England, – Ville, S. (). Book review - Shareholder democracies? Corporate governance in Britain and Ireland before Australian Economic History Review: an Asia-Pacific journal of economic, business and social history, 53 (3), Author: Simon Ville.

    Book Reviews Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before By Mark Freeman, Robin Pearson, and James Taylor. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, xiv + pp. Figures, tables, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $ ISBN: doi:1 01 7/S X Reviewed by Leslie Hannah. It is unfortunate that while our government is handing out hundreds of billions of dollars to bail out other industries, that a bit more attention was not given to accelerate the new regulations - as a result, the E&P industry will face massive ceiling test write-downs and other impairments this year-end and billions of dollars of shareholder book value will be forever lost.'.

      Shareholder Register: A shareholder register is a list of active owners of a company's shares, updated on an ongoing basis. The shareholder register requires that every current shareholder be Author: Marshall Hargrave.   Corporate governance issues can quickly divide directors, management and shareholders. For years there has been a continuing debate over the efficacy and importance of shareholder democracy. In theory, and using loaded political words, like “democracy,” activists who promote shareholder democracy usually have strong talking points. Shareholders own a .


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