The U.S. Business Corporation in the 1980s
The Academy organized a multidisciplinary study group to examine the historical evolution of the U.S. corporation, changes in structure and control, the social organization of corporations, the role of the board of directors, and the corporation’s responsibility to its workforce and to society as a whole.
- The U.S. Business Corporation: An Institution in Transition, ed. John R. Meyer and James Gustafson. Cambridge: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1988. (out of print)
- PROJECT DATE: 1985-1988
- PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS: John R. Meyer (Harvard University) and James Gustafson (University of Chicago)
- SOURCES OF FUNDING: Seventeen law firms engaged in corporate work and the American Academy