The Corporation

Growth, Diversification and Mergers, 2nd Edition

By Dennis Mueller

© 2003 – Routledge

264 pages

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Hardback: 9780415271356
pub: 2003-02-12
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About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

How do firms work? What networks are involved in driving organizations forward? This series presents titles which look at the dynamics of organizations and the particular effects of different types of business networks. It covers topics such as:

  • Industrial networks
  • Transaction cost economics
  • Organization theory
  • Change and information
  • New theories of the firm.

It considers both the economic, cultural and environmental factors that govern the success and failure of business networks and organizations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General