In this tour de force, authors Stewart R. Clegg, David Courpasson, and Nelson Phillips provide a comprehensive account of power and organizations, unlocking power as the central relation of modern organizations and society. The authors present an excellent synthesis of organization, social and political theory to offer an overview of power and organizations that is historically informed, addresses current issues, and is comprehensive in scope.

Corporate Power Elites

Corporate power elites

Chapter Outline

In this chapter we will:

  • Analyze power as the cornerstone of elite production and perpetuation, in other words as the basis of corporate governance mechanisms.
  • Shed light on the contemporary dynamics of the social and political foundations of corporate elites, by suggesting that they are an ...
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