During the 1980s and 1990s, organisations have undergone both regulation and deregulation. This set of papers written by a distinguished selection of international experts examines the nature of regulation, its evolution in particular sectors and its impact on social and economic equality. It draws on social theory concerned with the nature of regulation and order in modern societies as well as providing as a series of detailed analyses of particular forms of regulatory regimes in national and international contexts. The book should be of particular interest to management and business researchers, sociologists and political economists concerned with the process of regulation and its impact on organisations and management.
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Regulation, Risks and Organisations: An introduction Glenn Morgan and Lars Engwall Section 1: Concepts of Regulation, Rules and Control From the cage to the gaze? The dynamics of organisational control in high modernity Michael Reed Rules as a mode of economic governance Anna Grandori, Giuseooie Delmestri, Giuseppe Soda and Allessandro Usai Regulatory Regimes and Governance Deregulation and embeddedness: The case of the French Banking System Danielle Salomon Regulatory regimes Lars Engwall and Glenn Morgan Is the German model of Corporate Governance changing? Nestor D'Alessio and Herbert Oberbeck Section 3: The Evolution of Regulatory Processes: Formal and Informal Mechanisms of Change The regulation of price sensitive information John Holland Regulation as a response to critical events: A century of struggle for the Swedish Auditing Eva Wallerstedt Regulatory comliance Glenn Morgan and Kim Soin Regulation in Network Industries Claus-Frederik Helgesson and Steffan Hulten Section 4: Regulation, Power and Inequality The regulation of retail financial services in Britain: An analysis of a crisis Michael Clarke Price structures in UK utilities: responses to deregulation Catherine Waddams Regulating money laundering: A case study of the UK Experience Prem Sikka and Hugh Wilmott