21. The Politics of Shareholder Activism

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. Ronald Anderson
  1. Donald Nordberg

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258439.ch21

Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice

Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice

How to Cite

Nordberg, D. (2010) The Politics of Shareholder Activism, in Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice (eds H. K. Baker and R. Anderson), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258439.ch21

Author Information

  1. Senior Lecturer, Westminster Business School

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499139

Online ISBN: 9781118258439

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Keywords:

  • supranational organization;
  • policy decision;
  • institutionalinvestor;
  • management incentive;
  • investment market

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Issues in Shareholder Activism

  • Dimensions of Shareholder Politics

  • Shareholder Politics and Markets

  • Power and Politics Between Shareholders

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Author