From family to investor capitalism? The Swiss machine, electro-technical, and metallurgy industry during the 20th century

Ginalski, Stéphanie
July 2014
Economic Sociology: The European Electronic Newsletter;Jul2014, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p60
The article presents a study which investigates the business history and the sociology of elites during the 20th century in Switzerland. Topics include the resistance of families of the managerial and financial revolutions, the evolution of corporate governance in 22 large firms in Switzerland, and the distinction between family-owned and family-controlled firms. Network analysis and prosopography are used in the study.


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