Icarus in the boardroom [electronic resource] : the fundamental flaws in corporate America and where they came from / David Skeel.
By: Skeel, David A.
Contributor(s): ebrary, Inc.Series: Law and current events masters: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: viii, 250 p. ; 22 cm.Subject(s): Corporate governance -- United States | Directors of corporations -- United States | Industrial management -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. DDC classification: 338.0973 Online resources: An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-234) and index.
Jay Cooke and the birth of America's first large scale corporations -- The gilded age and the crisis of competition -- Icarus meets the New Deal -- "I want to be like Mike" : LBO's and the new corporate governance -- Enron, WorldCom, and the transformation of Icarus -- "The most sweeping securities law reforms since the New Deal" -- "We have met the corporation and it is us."
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.