Strong Managers, Weak Owners: The Political Roots of American Corporate Finance

Synopsis

In this major reinterpretation of the evolution of the American corporation, Mark Roe convincingly demonstrates that the ownership structure of large U.S. firms owes its distinctive character as much to politics as to economics and technology. His provocative examination addresses essential issues facing American businesses today as they compete in the new international marketplace.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Princeton, NJ
Publication year:
  • 1994