This book reviews the theory of the firm and the large modern corporation. Examining the process of entrepreneurial capitalism in which firms come into existence, then managerial capitalism and the changing motives of management in corporations - The Corporation is a thorough and thoughtful account. Of interest to students and academics in the area, this book will also prove to be an intriguing read for professionals.
1. Introduction 2. Entrepreneurial Capitalism 3. The Nature of the Firm 4. The Schumpeterian Firm 5. The Managerial corporation 6. Corporate Governance 7. Investment 8. The Determinants of Mergers 9. The Effects of Mergers 10. Conclusion