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Author Lewis, Myrddin John.
Title Personal capitalism and corporate governance : British manufacturing in the first half of the twentieth century / Myrddin John Lewis [and others].
Imprint Farnham, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2011.

Author Lewis, Myrddin John.
Series Modern economic and social history
Modern economic and social history series.
Subject Manufacturing industries -- Great Britain -- Management -- History -- 20th century.
Corporate governance -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Corporate governance -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 231 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : corporate governance, personal capitalism, and British manufacturing in the first half of the twentieth century -- Raleigh and the Bowdens : personal capitalism and business performance, 1887-1939 -- Hadfields Ltd. : personal capitalism, boardroom culture and corporate governance -- Losing trust : the BSA Board and corporate governance, 1900-39 -- Alfred Herbert Ltd. : the individualistic element in corporate governance and the legacy of personal control -- The relationship between companies and their shareholders : Greenwood & Batley and Hadfields.
Note Print version record.
Summary Personal Capitalism and Corporate Governance is based on case studies of British manufacturing companies. It explores contemporary issues concerning corporate governance and corporate behaviour, with the main section dealing with methodology, in particula.
ISBN 9781409417583 (e-book)
1409417581 (e-book)
9780754655879 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0754655873 (hbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612963384
OCLC # 704517859
Additional Format Print version: Lewis, Myrddin John. Personal capitalism and corporate governance. Farnham, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2011 (DLC) 2010031152


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