Adolf Berle and Revolution in the Modern Corporation

The Business Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2010

6 Pages Posted: 18 May 2011

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Donald Margotta

Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim School of Business - Finance and Insurance Area

Date Written: May 17, 2011

Abstract

Adolf Berle is best known as co-author of "The Modern Corporation and Private Property," one of the most cited works in the corporate governance literature. This paper discusses the significance of "The Modern Corporation" in shaping current corporate governance debates and also examines other Berle works for their insight into broader changes in the widely held corporation in society today, changes Berle characterized as a revolution.

Suggested Citation

Margotta, Donald, Adolf Berle and Revolution in the Modern Corporation (May 17, 2011). The Business Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1844693

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