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The Transformation of Corporate Control

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674903593

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

Short

408 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

51 tables

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Neil Fligstein challenges prevailing theories of the corporation and proposes a radically new view in which the firm is driven not so much by market forces as by the state and its policies toward business. Fligstein traces the evolution, over the past century, of corporate strategy from an initial emphasis on direct control to one of manufacturing, then sales and marketing, and finally today’s focus on finance.

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