Business elites and corporate governance in France and the UK

M. Maclean, C. Harvey, J. Press

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke, United Kingdom
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Number of pages376
ISBN (Print)1403935793
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2005

Publication series

NameFrench Politics, Society and Culture
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


  • business elites
  • corporate governance
  • France
  • UK
  • exercise of power
  • authority
  • business systems
  • networks
  • recruitment
  • global economy


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