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Global Elites : The Opaque Nature of Transnational Policy Determination - Andrew Kakabadse

Global Elites

The Opaque Nature of Transnational Policy Determination

By: Andrew Kakabadse (Editor), Nada Kakabadse (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 12th December 2011
ISBN: 9780230278738
Number Of Pages: 342

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Exploring the nature, configuration and influence of global elites, this book examines the impact of elites on transnational policy development and strategically on corporations as board members of PLCs and international joint ventures. Overall, the book provides a balanced view of how our present day elites operate.

List of Figures, Tables and Boxesp. ix
Notes on Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
From Local Elites to a Globally Convergent Class: A Historical Analytical Perspectivep. 1
On Values, Invisibility(ies) and Elitesp. 38
Global Capitalism Theory and the Emergence of Transnational Elitesp. 54
Panopticism, Elites and the Deinstitutionalisation of the Civicp. 74
The Creation of Shared Understanding: Political and Economic Consensus and the Role of the Market in Transformational Policy Discoursep. 87
The Precession of Simulacra: Elites in the Post-Industrial Societyp. 103
Social Value Creation by Elitesp. 116
Elitism, Class and the Democratic Deficit: Founding Themes of the American Republicp. 127
New Turkish Business Elites: Resources, Networks, Boundaries and Mobilityp. 138
Board Directors as Elites in the Context of International Joint Venturesp. 157
Joining the Global Elites: Dilemmas for China in Reforming its Systems of Scientific and Technological Innovationp. 174
Strategising from the Perspective of Global Elitesp. 189
Leadership Skills of the Political Elites: The Case of Ohiop. 200
Entrepreneurs as Elitesp. 222
A Multi-level Understanding of the Careers of Minority Ethnic Elitesp. 241
Urban Elites in Eighteenth-Century Northamptonp. 262
Delicate Empiricism: An Action Learning Approach to Elite Interviewingp. 286
Leadership Hubris: Achilles'Heel of Successp. 308
Indexp. 332
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ISBN: 9780230278738
ISBN-10: 0230278736
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 342
Published: 12th December 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.84 x 13.97  x 2.79
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1

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