Shareholder Empowerment

A New Era in Corporate Governance

Editors: Goranova, Maria, Ryan, Lori Verstegen (Eds.)

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In this volume, leading management experts offer critical insights into the promises and illusions of shareholder empowerment, the discrepancies between theory and practice, and the challenges posed by variations in global corporate governance regimes.

About the authors

Maria Goranova is Associate Professor of Organizations and Strategic Management at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. She researches corporate governance and corporate strategy, with a focus on how ownership interests, shareholder activism and executive compensation affect corporate diversification and mergers and acquisitions. She serves on the editorial board of Journal of Management and her research has been published in such journals as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Journal of Management. 
Lori Verstegen Ryan is Professor of Management and Director of the Corporate Governance Institute at San Diego State University, USA. Her research interests include institutional ownership and business ethics, and her work has been published in top journals including Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management, and Business Ethics Quarterly. She has served on several journal editorial boards including Academy of Management Review. 

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Shareholder Empowerment: An Introduction

    Pages 1-32

    Goranova, Maria (et al.)

  • Combining Financial and Psychological Insights for a New Typology of Ownership

    Pages 35-61

    Sikavica, Katarina (et al.)

  • Is Shareholder Empowerment a “Good Thing”?

    Pages 63-79

    Morrell, Kevin (et al.)

  • Shareholder Democracy as a Misbegotten Metaphor

    Pages 81-102

    Buchholtz, Ann K. (et al.)

  • “Agents without Principals” Revisited: Theorizing the Effects of Increased Shareholder Participation in Corporate Governance

    Pages 103-135

    Jones, Thomas M. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shareholder Empowerment
Book Subtitle
A New Era in Corporate Governance
Editors
  • Maria Goranova
  • Lori Verstegen Ryan
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-37393-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137373939
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-37644-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 335
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