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Organizations and Organizing: Rational, Natural and Open Systems Perspectives
Chapter 1: The Subject is Organizations The Verb is Organizing Chapter 2: Organizations as Rational Systems Chapter 3: Organizations as Natural Systems Chapter 4: Organizations as Open SystemsExpand
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Managed by the Markets: How Finance Re-Shaped America
The current economic crisis reveals just how central finance has become to American life. Problems with obscure securities created on Wall Street radiated outward to threaten the retirement securityExpand
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A Social Movement Perspective on Corporate Control
Volume: 39 Issue: 1 Start Page: 141 ISSN: 00018392 Subject Terms: Studies Shareholder relations Interest groups Corporate governance Corporate culture Shareholder relations Organizational structureExpand
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Corporate Elite Networks and Governance Changes in the 1980s
Changes in corporate governance practices can be analyzed by linking the adaptations of individual firms to the structures of the networks in which firms' decision makers are embedded. NetworkExpand
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The Small World of the American Corporate Elite, 1982-2001
This paper examines the degree of stability in the structure of the corporate elite network in the US during the 1980s and 1990s. Several studies have documented that board-to-board ties serve as aExpand
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Community Isomorphism and Corporate Social Action
We present a model of how institutional pressures at the community level shape corporate social action—behaviors and practices that extend beyond immediate profit maximization goals and are intendedExpand
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Fool's Gold: Social Proof in the Initiation and Abandonment of Coverage by Wall Street Analysts
This paper examines the dynamics of social influence in the choices of securities analysts to initiate and abandon coverage of firms listed on the NASDAQ national market. We show that socialExpand
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Business ties and proxy voting by mutual funds
Abstract The magnitude of mutual funds’ business ties with their portfolio firms is documented and is linked to funds’ proxy votes at specific firms and to overall voting practices. Aggregate votesExpand
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