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Icarus in the Boardroom: The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate America and Where They Came From

David Skeel
Format
Book
Published
New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Language
English
Series
Law and Current Events Masters
ISBN
9780195174717 (ISBN-13), 0195174712
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Table of contents
Contents
  • 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".
Description
viii, 250 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-234) and index.
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