Chapter | Controlling the Giant Corporation: A Symposium | 1982

Reflections on the Corporation as a Social Invention

by Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling

Keywords: Business Ventures;

Citation:

Jensen, Michael C., and William H. Meckling. "Reflections on the Corporation as a Social Invention." In Controlling the Giant Corporation: A Symposium, edited by Robert Hessen. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester, Graduate School of Management, Center for Research in Government Policy and Business, 1982. (Reprinted in the Midland Corporate Finance Journal, Vol. 1, No. 3 (autumn 1983); reprinted in International Institute for Economic Research Reprint Paper 18 (November 1983).)