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Global Elites

The Opaque Nature of Transnational Policy Determination

Editors: Kakabadse, A. (Ed.)

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Exploring the nature, configuration and influence of global elites, this book examines the impact of elites on transnational policy development and strategically on corporations as board members of PLCs and international joint ventures. Overall, the book provides a balanced view of how our present day elites operate.

About the authors

ANDREW KAKABADSE Professor of International Management Development, Doughty Centre, Cranfield University's School of Management, UK. Recognized as a world authority on leadership and governance, Andrew has held and also holds visiting appointments at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, Universite Pantheon Assas, Paris, France, Centre for Creative Leadership and Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management, USA, University of Ulster, The Windsor Leadership Trust, UK, Institute of Management Economics and Strategic Research, Kazakhstan, and Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia. He has consulted and lectured in every region of the world. His bestselling books include The Politics of Management, Working in Organizations, The Wealth Creators, Leading the Board, Rice Wine with the Minister and Leading Smart Transformation: A Roadmap to World Class Government.
NADA K. KAKABADSE Professor in Management and Business Research at the University of NorthamptonBusiness School,UK,and Visiting Professor at US, Australian, French, Kazakhstani and Chinese universities. She has co-authored seventeen books (with Andrew Kakabadse) and has published over 140 scholarly articles. Her current areas of interest focus on leadership, strategy, boardroom effectiveness, governance, CSR and ethics, and ICT impact on individual and society. Nada is co-editor of the Journal of Management Development and the Corporate Governance Journal.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • From Local Elites to a Globally Convergent Class: A Historical Analytical Perspective

    Kakabadse, Nada K. (et al.)

    Pages 1-37

  • On Values, Invisibility(ies) and Elites

    Thorne, Kym (et al.)

    Pages 38-53

  • Global Capitalism Theory and the Emergence of Transnational Elites

    Robinson, William I.

    Pages 54-73

  • Panopticism, Elites and the Deinstitutionalisation of the Civic

    Sementelli, Arthur

    Pages 74-86

  • The Creation of Shared Understanding: Political and Economic Consensus and the Role of the Market in Transformational Policy Discourse

    Richardson, Ian N. (et al.)

    Pages 87-102

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Elites
Book Subtitle
The Opaque Nature of Transnational Policy Determination
Editors
  • A. Kakabadse
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36240-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230362406
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27873-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32655-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 342
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