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Joseph Bower on Shareholder-Management Tensions

Author(s): Asia Global Institute

Date: Sep 18, 2015

Theme(s): China

Insights: In Conversation With

Joseph Bower, Donald K. David Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School compares tensions that arise between corporate management in the west and in China.

That tensions exist between management and shareholders over the direction a company’s direction is a given. But does this tension exist within state-run firms as well?

Joseph Bower, Donald K. David Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School has been studying shareholder activism in companies around the world and discusses what form these tensions take in China, where large companies are state-run.