The American Corporation Today

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Contents
I.
Forewordvii
Arthur L. Singer Jr.
II.
Contributorsix
III.
1. Introduction and Overview3
Carl Kaysen
IV.
2. The Rise and Transformation of the American Corporation28
George David Smith Davis Dyer
V.
3. How American Is the American Corporation?74
Raymond Vernon
VI.
4. From Antitrust to Corporation Governance? The Corporation and the Law: 1959-1994102
Mark J. Roe
VII.
5. Financing the American Corporation: The Changing Menu of Financial Relationships128
Charles W. Calomiris Carlos D. Ramirez
VIII.
6. The U.S. Corporation and Technical Progress187
David C. Mowery Richard R. Nelson
IX.
7. The American Corporation as an Employer: Past, Present, and Future Possibilities242
Thomas A. Kochan
X.
8. The Corporation Faces Issues of Race and Gender269
Barbara R. Bergmann

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vii
  • Contributors ix
  • 1 - Introduction and Overview 3
  • Appendix 20
  • 2 - The Rise and Transformation of the American Corporation 28
  • Notes 67
  • 3 - How American is the American Corporation? 74
  • Notes 97
  • 4 from Antitrust to Corporation Governance? the Corporation and the Law: 1959-1994 102
  • Notes 122
  • 5 - Financing the American Corporation: the Changing Menu of Financial Relationships 128
  • References 178
  • 6 - The U.S. Corporation and Technical Progress 187
  • References 231
  • 7 - The American Corporation as an Employer: Past, Present, and Future Possibilities 242
  • References 267
  • 8 - The Corporation Faces Issues of Race and Gender 269
  • Notes 290
  • 9 - Corporate Education and Training 292
  • References 319
  • 10 - The Modern Corporation as an Efficiency Instrument: the Comparative Contracting Perspective 327
  • Notes 354
  • Notes 356
  • 11 - The Corporation as a Dispenser of Welfare and Security 360
  • Notes 379
  • References 380
  • 12 - Almost Everywhere: Surging Inequality and Falling Real Wages 383
  • Notes 409
  • 13 - The Corporation as a Political Actor 413
  • Notes 433
  • 14 - Architecture and the Business Corporation 436
  • Notes 470
  • Index 487
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