Business Elites and Corporate Governance in France and the UK is a cross-national study of business elites and corporate governance in France and the UK. It examines corporate governance from a comparative standpoint and looks beneath the surface at the exercise of power and authority in two distinct national business systems. It explores key issues concerning business elites, their networks, recruitment and reproduction. It aims to shed light on the mechanisms that govern the stability and regeneration of business elites against the backdrop of an increasingly global economy.
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Author Biography - Mairi Maclean
MAIRI MACLEAN is Professor of European Business at the Bristol Business School, UK. She was previously Reader in European Business at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her recent books include Economic Management and French Business from de Gaulle to Chirac (2002) and Michel Tournier: Exploring Human Relations (2003). She is author of numerous articles in the fields of international business and political economy. CHARLES HARVEY is Dean and Professor of Business History and Management at Strathclyde Business School, UK. He has twice won the prestigious Wadsworth Prize for Business History and is joint editor of the journal Business History. He has published extensively in leading business journals such as the Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations and Organization Studies. JON PRESS is Professor of Business History at Bath Spa University, UK. He won the Wadsworth Prize for Business History for William Morris: Design and Enterprise in Victorian Britain (1991), co-authored with Charles Harvey. He is expert in computer-based research methods and in 1996 published Databases in Historical Research, also with Charles Harvey. He is a member of the editorial team of Business History.