“Berle and Means’ The Modern Corporation and Private Property: the Martial Roots of a Stakeholder Model of Corporate Governance”

20 06 2017

Tomorrow, my co-author Kevin Tennent will present this paper at EURAM in Glasgow. Our paper is part of the Corporate Governance Track.  Here are the full details of our panel:

Session Type : Competitive
Chairperson  : Ken Starkey

Papers :
1783 – HUMAN CAPITAL AND INTERNAL GOVERNANCE OF THE FIRM: A LEGAL AND ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE ON INTERNAL GOVERNANCE
Xavier Hollandts – KEDGE BS
Bertrand Valiorgue – UCA

1778 – IS LAW NORMALIZING HYBRID ORGANIZATIONS? PUTTING PROFIT-WITH-PURPOSE CORPORATIONS INTO HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
Kevin Levillain – MINES PARISTECH, PSL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY
Blanche Segrestin – MINES PARISTECH, PSL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY
Armand Hatchuel – MINES PARISTECH, PSL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY

1259 – BERLE AND MEANS’S THE MODERN CORPORATION AND PRIVATE PROPERTY: THE MILITARY ROOTS OF A STAKEHOLDER MODEL OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Andrew Smith – UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
Jason Russell – EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE
Kevin Tennent – UNIVERSITY OF YORK

 

 

The image below speaks to many of the issues dealt with in our paper, particularly the role of academic ideas in changing practitioners’ ideas about the ultimate social purpose of the business corporation: is it to make as much money as possible for the shareholders or something else, as Berle and Means argued?

purpose of corporations

 

 

 

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