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  • Transforming Governanceby Assoc Prof Maria Aluchna; Professor Güler Aras

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Transforming Governance: New Values, New Systems in the New Business Environment, edited by Maria Aluchna and Güler Aras addresses the current state, as well as the development of corporate governance and its perceived tasks and functions, in response to the changing market and regulatory environment. Divided into three parts, the book firstly addresses... more...

  • Merchant Communities in Asia, 1600?1980by Madeleine Zelin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first to use local primary sources to explore the interaction between foreign and native merchants in Asian countries. Contributors discuss the different economic, political and cultural conditions that gave rise to a variety of merchant communities in Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Singapore and India. more...

  • The Resilient Sector Revisitedby Lester M. Lockwood

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Nonprofit America is one of the least understood segments of national life, yet also one of the most crucial. Author Lester Salamon, who pioneered the empirical study of the nonprofit sector in the United States, provides a wealth of new data to paint a compelling picture of a set of institutions being buffeted by a withering set of challenges, yet... more...

  • Mastering Global Corporate Governanceby Ulrich Steger; Peter Lorange; Fred Neubauer; John Ward; Bill George

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00

    Corporate Governance is the hot topic of the new millennium. Gone are the days when CEOs set agendas and earned 500 times more than average employees. Now, transparency rules. Corporations must establish new systems of accountability, and encourage long-term participation in decision-making by both shareholders and staff. Those that succeed will be... more...

  • Shadow Sovereignsby Susan George

    Wiley 2015; US$ 16.95

    Lobbying has long been part of the political landscape. But in recent years links between big business and government have become stronger and more far-reaching than ever. Global corporations now demand control over decisions affecting labour laws, finance, public health, food and agriculture, safety regulations, taxes and international trade and... more...

  • Transformational Governanceby Beth Gazley; Katha Kissman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 42.00

    There has never been so much pressure on nonprofit boards of directors to achieve a level of accountability that meets public and stakeholder expectations. Member-serving association boards may be especially challenged by their more complex affiliate structures and a greater emphasis on representative governance. But what does the journey to good... more...

  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Executive Compensationby Virginia Bodolica; Martin Spraggon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Over the past decades, the total value of executive compensation packages has been rising dramatically, contributing to a wider pay gap between the chief executive officer and the average worker. In the midst of the financial turmoil that brought about a massive wave of corporate failures, the lavish executive compensation package has come under an... more...

  • Born Globals, Networks, and the Large Multinational Enterpriseby Shameen Prashantham

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on international entrepreneurship, this research book explores the accelerated internationalization of young firms. Known variously as international new ventures (INVs) or "born globals," such firms have come to be viewed as legitimate actors on the global stage alongside large multinational enterprises (MNEs). However, the current approach... more...

  • State-Owned Enterprises in the Development Processby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 51.00

    This publication is a first response of the OECD to the issue of what role is, or can be, assigned to SOEs as part of national development strategies. The first part of the publication overviews the experiences of five countries (Brazil, China, India, Singapore and South Africa) with using SOEs, and other government-controlled entities as agents of... more...

  • Semi-Organic Growthby George T. Geis

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00

    An in-depth examination of Google's innovative approach to M&A Semi-Organic Growth presents a unique analysis of Google's distinctive expertise in the area of mergers and acquisitions, derived from more than 150 acquisitions carried out over the company's short history. While organizational growth has traditionally been characterized as organic... more...