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Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar


Increased engagement by investors with the companies in which they invest has been a major change in Western economies since the 1980s. Shareholder value provides rationale and incentive for investor engagement. The book summarizes the basic principles of shareholder value, and explains the reasons for its growth, especially in the UK and the USA. The authors outline a spectrum of investor engagement ranging from indirect/laissez-faire influence via (threat of) exit to direct intervention in specific areas of management practice. The book focuses on two types of investor, institutional investo ... More

Keywords: boards of directors, corporate governance, institutional convergence, institutional investors, investor engagement, investors, managerial interests, private equity, venture capital funds

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199202607
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roderick Martin, author
Professor, Central European University Business School, Budapest

Peter D. Casson, author
Senior Lecturer in Accounting, School of Management, University of Southampton
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Tahir M. Nisar, author
Lecturer, School of Management, University of Southampton
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