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Editors' Overview: Moral Responsibility in Technology and Engineering

Neelke Doorn, Ibo van de Poel
2011 Science and Engineering Ethics  
For Davis this means: taking an insider perspective and see what responsibility engineers take upon themselves, rather than focusing on holding responsible.  ...  Looking at engineering from an insider perspective, Davis argues, there is no technological bar to the sort of decisions engineers have taken responsibility for.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11948-011-9285-z pmid:21633863 pmcid:PMC3275726 fatcat:h2jazdi2arf5to3txf64ynx6oq

What If the Wolf Wasn't Really the Big Bad in All Those Fairy Tales but Was Just Misunderstood?: Techniques for Maintaining Narrative Rationality While Altering Stock Stories that Are Harmful to Your Client's Case

Jennifer L. Sheppard
2011 Social Science Research Network  
Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, the power to retell it, rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as times change, truly are powerless, because they  ...  This may be done to assist an insider audience in comprehending an outsider's actions.  ...  experiences and a different set of understandings than 'insiders.'" 136 As a result, when an outsider's actions are taken out of context, they often seem odd to insiders; the actions taken by the outsider  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1960677 fatcat:ztktl7bd25gjxm352dl2k7odk4

Profiting from technological innovation by others: The effect of competitor patenting on firm value

Anita M. McGahan, Brian S. Silverman
2006 Research Policy  
In this paper, we explore the implications of this framework from the perspective of an incumbent firm -more precisely, of investors in that firm -facing innovation by established corporate rivals and  ...  We demonstrate that the financial-market value of publicly traded firms depends on patented innovation by competitors (both established rivals and industry outsiders).  ...  Our results do not change if we calculate R&D stocks from 1975 forward rather than from 1971 forward.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.respol.2006.09.006 fatcat:cqdyeghnlrdk7mmf3aw4dm3g64

Disentangling face, facework and im/ politeness

Michael Haugh
2013 Pragmática Sociocultural  
, mock impoliteness, mock politeness, self politeness and so on.  ...  In this paper, the assumed necessary link between face and im/politeness is questioned.  ...  across various sociocultural perspectives on pragmatics.  ... 
doi:10.1515/soprag-2012-0005 fatcat:jo6nm6zg3fh65el5ilu7tqgi5y

Securities Laws and the Social Costs of "Inaccurate" Stock Prices

Marcel Kahan
1992 Duke law journal  
And, in determining that stock market price, investors (and underwriters) may look to the price at which comparable stocks trade in the aftermarket.  ...  The authors suggest the use of quinquennial elections of directors to induce managers to take a longer-term perspective. See id. at 224-52.256.  ...  Thus, an inaccuracy is likely to have a significant effect on discount rates only if it biases, in an analogous manner, stock prices for several firms in one industry for protracted periods of time. 30  ... 
doi:10.2307/1372759 fatcat:swpipyzznrbebcmql5mib653gy

Internalizing Outsider Trading

Ian Ayres, Stephen J. Choi
2001 Social Science Research Network  
The law takes a laissez faire approach toward the efforts of most investors in the securities markets to obtain an information advantage and trade based on this advantage.  ...  When the source of the information is outside the traded firm?say, a stock analyst or an industry rival?trading on such information is clearly legal if the source consents.  ...  Firms, however, may ignore the benefit of increased stock price accuracy to third parties that look to stock price in making decisions. 154 Competitors, for example, may look to a rival firm's stock  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.277580 fatcat:vatd7uc6x5ga3birgxmafkx4le

Corporate Governance and Control [chapter]

Marco Becht, Patrick Bolton, Ailsa Röell
2003 Handbook of the Economics of Finance  
See Avilov et al ( 1999), Black et al ( 1996) and in the context of emerging markets.104 An earlier general survey taking an agency perspective is.105 Andrade, Mitchell and Stafford ( 2001) survey the  ...  what he would like USA governance to look like lBlack ( 2000 a)l 103 Taking a radically different and far more optimistic perspective Easterbrook ( 1997) has argued that no global standards of corporate  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1574-0102(03)01005-7 fatcat:ajsjgxfd5fcixppp62tf7doo5m

Chapter 12 Corporate Law and Governance [chapter]

Marco Becht, Patrick Bolton, Ailsa Röell
2007 Handbook of Law and Economics  
Anti-takeover protections reduce the threat of hostile takeovers but both theory and empirical evidence suggest that they 104 An earlier general survey taking an agency perspective is Shleifer and Vishny  ...  An entirely different perspective on the role of large outside shareholders is given in Muller and Warneryd (2001) who argue that outside owners can reduce inefficient rent seeking of insiders and managers  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1574-0730(07)02012-9 fatcat:biwikbr7obdljocxpplwdzi6gm


H. L. Beales
1936 Political quarterly (London. 1930. Print)  
This article represents an outsider’s view of the present position, or some aspects of it by British Broad- casting. An outsider’s view, necessarily.  ...  There is, perhaps, an unstated major premiss behind the Ullswater Committee’s failure to get this problem into true perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-923x.1936.tb01635.x fatcat:brarhpvwbrexjjdt5qqidowe7q

Corporate Monitorships and New Governance Regulation: In Theory, in Practice, and in Context

2011 Law & Policy  
After reviewing potential reforms to improve monitorships from a new governance perspective, we discuss the limits of these reforms that are due to the sociological and institutional environment in which  ...  Based on our interviews with corporate monitors, regulators, and others, we find that these monitorships are failing to meet their full potential in reforming corrupt corporate cultures.  ...  These individuals were selected for their ability to provide an outsider's perspective on corporate compliance programs, which are at the heart of corporate monitorships.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9930.2011.00347.x fatcat:k242jzsnlvgpxnt2gbhg4ziczi

Emergence and Persistence of Extreme Political Systems

Lukas Buchheim, Robert Ulbricht
2014 Social Science Research Network  
Taken together, our results suggest that the long-run distribution of political systems is bimodal with mass concentrated on the extremes. The dynamics are consistent with cross-country data.  ...  The dynamics are governed by the likelihood of transitions and their outcome, which are both determined endogenously.  ...  In this section, we construct a dataset, containing information on political systems and transitions in the majority of countries from 1919 onwards in order to take an exploratory look at the data along  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2392385 fatcat:k7hxq2shhjbx7da3ab2cxoo7xq

Corporate Defense Law for Dispersed Ownership

Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos
2000 Social Science Research Network  
The defensive measure was a response to a threat that had not materialized and it may well not take the shape of a joint tender offer and proxy fight.  ...  and evanescent to take the Delaware courts back to the mode of discourse used in the watered stock cases.  ...  The idea that we can then take this recipe and blindly apply it to French, German, or even Chinese and Russian firms is ludicrous.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.246326 fatcat:oqqikpix3favdircu33inchts4

Global Differences in Corporate Governance Systems - Theory and Implications for Reforms

Markus Berndt
2001 Social Science Research Network  
financial systems with some opposing features have evolved in the advanced economies, namely the insider system and the outsider system.  ...  Agreements on reforms of corporate governance, corporate law, and securities regulations, in order to augment the functioning of emerging equity markets, are complicated due to the fact that two different  ...  If we look at condition II. again, we see that the required probability of an insider being honest can be the smaller the smaller the extent of exploitation a and the longer the expected involvement of  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.255886 fatcat:h3mjdadbavffldsjclsxfadsfy

Lobbying Success in the United States and the European Union

2007 Journal of Public Policy  
I test these factors with original data based on interviews with  advocates in Washington D.C. and Brussels active on a random sample of  policy issues.  ...  of the issue at hand; and finally the characteristics of the interest group itself and their lobbying strategy.  ...  Due to the negative connotations of the terms ' lobbying' and ' lobbyist' in both the U.S. and the EU, many working to influence public policy prefer the terms ' advocate' and ' advocacy' -I therefore  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0143814x07000608 fatcat:4jvftgvrjrhxjgrorovqp6b5de


John D. Anderson
2017 ODISEA Revista de estudios ingleses  
Hybridity, linguistic plurality, sexual taboo and other controversial features are updated far more explicitly on screen, proving that Lovecraft's extremist perspective is not a thing of the past.Keywords  ...  The setting of the lm in the Galician coast of Spain, from which many immigrants crossed the ocean towards America, provides a further reading to the hardly concealed xenophobia underlying this and many  ...  Dagon takes place during World War I and has the customary unnamed ¿ rst person narrator writing how he escaped in a raft from a war-ship raided by the Germans and arrived at an unknown land.  ... 
doi:10.25115/odisea.v0i12.315 fatcat:gkuuy2pczrghrm7hitc2sxojni
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