Convergent and divergent trajectories of corporate governance

Published on Jul 22, 2020in Competition and Change
· DOI :10.1177/1024529420944017
David Gindis7
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(University of Hertfordshire),
Jeroen Veldman8
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(City University London),
Hugh Willmott98
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(City University London)
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Abstract
This Special Issue revisits the classic question of comparative corporate governance research, namely whether national corporate governance systems are converging. More specifically, it focuses on several ‘convergence vectors’ which comprise the political, legal, economic and social arrangements that influence or drive the international trajectories of governance systems towards a common denominator. Taken together, the contributors to this Special Issue invite us to think critically about the functional explanations commonly mobilized in favour of convergence and consider instead the convergence debate from a broader and more interdisciplinary point of view.
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