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Author Cheffins, Brian R.

Title Corporate ownership and control : British business transformed / Brian R. Cheffins
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 423 pages) : illustrations
Summary Much discussion on corporate governance assumes companies are owned and controlled separately, yet this is not the norm worldwide. This book explores the foundations of separation in UK companies, asking how the company came to prominence and why and how the UK stock market came to be dominated by institutional shareholders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Corporate governance -- Great Britain -- History.
Industrial organization -- Great Britain.
Stock ownership -- Great Britain.
Stock companies -- Great Britain.
Corporate governance -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191717260 ebook