Shareholder Empowerment

Shareholder Empowerment

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Despite investors' growing influence in modern corporations, the impact of shareholder empowerment remains uncertain. Proponents claim that empowered shareholders will improve managerial accountability and firm performance; critics warn that empowering shareholders will merely compound the problems of managers' and shareholders' self-serving behavior. In this book, leading management experts offer critical insights into the promises and illusions of shareholder empowerment, the discrepancies between theory and practice, and the challenges posed by disparities in global corporate governance regimes. It uniquely addresses where diverse shareholders such as hedge funds, institutional investors, individual shareholders, and state and religious organizations stand on the shareholder empowerment debate by applying new and existing management theories and practices.The articulation of a large sector of generic manufacturers (known in electronics as a€œboard stuffersa€), often operating overseas, ... The company with the largest United States market share for LCD televisions in 2010 was not Sony or Samsung, but Vizio, based in Irvine, California. ... By 2010, the company had several billion dollars in revenues, plans to roll out a tablet computer and a smart phone (Lawton, anbsp;...

Title:Shareholder Empowerment
Author:Maria Goranova, Lori Verstegen Ryan
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-10-07


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