Innovation, evolution and economic change : new ideas in the tradition of Galbraith

The book begins with a penetrating analysis of the main features of today's capitalism and in particular the conflict between shareholders and managers. It moves on to focus on the consequences of globalization in the decision-making processes of large corporations and represents an important s...

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Main Author: Laperche, Blandine
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Uzunidis, Dimitri, Galbraith, James K., Galbraith, John Kenneth
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2006
Series:New directions in modern economics
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Summary:The book begins with a penetrating analysis of the main features of today's capitalism and in particular the conflict between shareholders and managers. It moves on to focus on the consequences of globalization in the decision-making processes of large corporations and represents an important step in the development of a theory of fraud and corruption within corporations. In the final part, the authors address and explore the consequences of the domination of influential groups over major social and political decisions, on the blurred boundaries between the public and the private sectors and its consequences in the fields of technological regulation and the evolution of public services. In so doing, the authors question the meaning and power of democracy in today's society
pt. 1. Changing capitalism : shareholders versus managers -- pt. 2. Globalized technostructures : towards a theory of the corrupt corporation -- pt. 3. Chartering the future : innovation, state power and the market system
Physical Description:xiii, 333 p ill
ISBN:9781845427153
1845427157
9781845429980