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Power And Purpose In The "Anglo-American" Corporation, Christopher M. Bruner Apr 2010

Power And Purpose In The "Anglo-American" Corporation, Christopher M. Bruner

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The article discusses the impact of a shareholder-centric and market-oriented approach to corporate governance among public business firms in the U.S. and Great Britain. It mentions that both countries have more common similarities in terms of corporate governance systems and business cultures. It affirms that despite such similarities, both countries' corporate governance system differs on how they relate to external regulations that can affect their relationships among stakeholders.


Re-Enchanting The Corporation, Lyman P.Q. Johnson Jan 2010

Re-Enchanting The Corporation, Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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This Essay begins with Max Weber’s observation that the condition of the modern world is “disenchanted” and goes on to argue that contesting the notion of disenchantment offers a promising framework for rethinking baseline issues in corporate law and corporate life more generally. After elaborating what disenchantment meant to Weber, this Essay offers two counter-observations. First, the world may not be better off as a result of disenchantment. Second, as an empirical matter the world may not really be “disenchanted” given the substantial number of people who both hold religious beliefs and consistently report that those beliefs influence how ...