The Battle for Corporate Power

Krohe Jr., James
March 2004
Across the Board;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p16
Trade Publication
Discusses the conflict between shareholders and corporate leaders of publicly owned corporations in the U.S. in terms of vying for power. Factions of the corporate democracy movement; Efforts of shareholders in agitating for change in corporate management; Examples of corporate sins. INSETS: International Compatriots;The Payoff for Probity;Surfing for Justice.


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