Corporate governance and disappointment

  title={Corporate governance and disappointment},
  author={Ismail Erturk and Julie Froud and Sukhdev Johal and Karel Williams},
  journal={Review of International Political Economy},
  pages={677 - 713}
This paper raises fundamental questions about the political and economic conditions and consequences of UK and US corporate governance. It does so by locating corporate governance in present day capitalism. Politically, the rise of governance since the early 1990s is part of a more general discursive attempt to combine neoliberalism with social responsibility, which works in the specific case of corporate governance by constructing a plausible but intellectually fragile narrative about agency… Expand
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