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  • The Rise of Mutual Fundsby Matthew P Fink

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 26.99

    In 1940 few Americans had heard of mutual funds. Today U.S. mutual funds are the largest financial industry in the world, with over 88 million shareholders and over $11 trillion in assets. The Rise of Mutual Funds describes the developments that have produced mutual funds' long history of success. more...

  • Mergers & Acquisitionsby Michael A. Hitt; Jeffrey S. Harrison; R. Duane Ireland

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99

    In 1999, MCI WorldComm and Sprint agreed to merge. Valued at $129 billion, this expected transaction was the largest in history. However, it fell victim to regulators in Europe concerned with the potential monopoly power of the merged firm. This M&A action was merely the latest in a growing trend of "blockbuster" mergers over the past several years.... more...

  • Integrierte Corporate Governanceby Martin Hilb

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 26.77

    Der Autor bietet einen innovativen Ansatz zur wirksamen Führung und Aufsicht von Unternehmen für Praxis und Theorie. Die vorgestellten Instrumente, vom Autor entwickelt und in der Praxis erprobt, behandeln Fragen zu Boardstrategie und -kooperation, Auswahl, Zusammensetzung, Beurteilung, Honorierung und Förderung von Board- und Vorstandsmitgliedern... more...

  • The Corporate Responsibility Code Bookby Deborah Leipziger

    Greenleaf Publishing 2015; US$ 80.00

    A landmark book explaining the best CR instruments available. It is a fully revised 3rd edition covering human rights, labour rights, environmental management, corruption, corporate governance and gender equality. With a new Foreword by Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Vice Chairman of the UN Global Compact, the book also includes how-to (or process) codes... more...

  • Rethinking Social Capital and Entrepreneurship in Greater Chinaby Jenn-Hwan Wang; Ray-May Hsung

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Family networks and wider personal social relationships - guanxi - have long been held to be a significant factor making for the success of many Chinese family businesses, and guanxi is often seen as a special characteristic which shapes the nature of all business in China. This book re-examines this proposition critically, bringing together the... more...

  • Governance and Performance in Public and Non-Profit Organizationsby Alessandro Hinna; Luca Gnan; Fabio Monteduro

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 134.95

    Studies in Public and Non-Profit Governance (SPNPG) publishes in a growing area of governance research. SPNPG allows for the establishment of an engaged community of researchers. It contributes to the definition of the theoretical components that assign an innovation role to governance systems in public and non profit organizations. more...

  • Ethik im Mittelstandby Ingo Gestring; Torsten Gonschorek; Anne-Katrin Haubold; Ralph Sonntag; Rüdiger von der Weth

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 31.24

    Unternehmer und Geschäftsführer mittelständischer Unternehmen werden zunehmend mit Fragen zu ethisch-moralischen Grundsätzen, Corporate Social Resposibility und Nachhaltigkeit konfrontiert. Wie sieht ein ethisch korrektes Unternehmen aus? Wie geht man gerecht und zukunftsorientiert mit seinen Mitarbeiter um? Wo ist die Grenze zwischen ehrlichem Marketing... more...

  • The Land of Enterpriseby Benjamin C. Waterhouse

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 28.00 US$ 20.50

    A new, gripping history of America?told through the executives, bankers, farmers, and politicians who paved the way from colonial times to the present?reveals that this country was founded as much on the search for wealth and prosperity as the desire for freedom. The Land of Enterprise charts the development of American business from the colonial... more...

  • The Performance of European Business in the Twentieth Centuryby Youssef Cassis; Andrea Colli; Harm Schröter

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 98.99

    This book provides the first attempt to measure European business performance over the Twentieth Century. The book's findings, confirm and inform widely held assumptions regarding business performance - regarding strategy and structure, ownership and control, old and new industries, emerging and advanced economies. more...

  • Japanese Firms During the Lost Two Decadesby Jun-ichi Nakamura

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 45.68

    Why has Japan's lost decade become the lost two decades? This book attempts to provide a novel perspective on causes of stagnant productivity growth of the Japanese corporate sector during the lost two decades. Exploiting the corporate financial dataset compiled by the Development Bank of Japan, it shows empirical evidence that an excessive conservative... more...