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By John Dann
Four years after the Sports Club was formed – are the time of Edward VII’s Coronation, Thomas Cook was reckoned to be among the ‘three most competent organisations in the world’ the other two being the Roman Catholic Church and the Prussian Army.
The third collection of outstanding contributions from the Critical Management Studies CMS Division of the Academy of Management AOM in the Dark Side series. Cases challenge business practice in ways not tackled elsewhere.
Using comparative perspectives, this book explores how companies should be conceptualized and regulated in the future. It will appeal to academics working in the area of corporate law, corporate governance, and business and management, as well as corporate law foundations.
By Harry Korine
Korine reframes the question of succession in family and founder-lead businesses as an issue of entrepreneurial choice, concentrating on the challenge of succession for change as opposed to the traditional focus on succession for continuity. It is inevitable that when the leaders of family and founder-lead businesses look to pass...
Seeking Adam Smith demonstrates that this view is indeed false, and is not found in Wealth of Nations. Cox offers alternative economics perspectives that are more realistic and less politicised than those of neoclassical microeconomics which permeates the business curricula.
It's Not Complicated offers a paradigm shift for business professionals looking for simplified solutions to complex problems. Rick Nason introduces the principles of "complexity thinking" which empower managers to understand, correlate, and explain a diverse range of business phenomena.
The former top CEO examines the scandalous and corrupt reasons behind obscene pay packages for corporate executives--and explains how this hurts all of us--and how we can stop it. Today, the pay gap between chief executive officers of major U.S. firms and their workers is higher than ever before--depending on...
A collection of stories about how inadequate governance and flawed culture caused massive destruction of shareholder value. In-depth case studies look at the Libor scandal, the Co-op, Kids Company and others, asking what have we learned and how to prevent these disasters in future. It also looks at Corporate China...