"A must-read for managers, directors, and policymakers interested in getting America back in the business of creating real value for the long term."--Constance E. Bagley, Professor, Yale School of Management; President, Academy of Legal Studies in Business; and author of Managers and the Legal Environment and Winning Legally "A compelling call for radically changing the way business is done..., The Shareholder Value Myth powerfully demonstrates both the dangers of the shareholder value rule and the falseness of its alleged legal necessity."--Joel Bakan, Professor, The University of British Columbia, and author of the book and film The Corporation "Lynn Stout has a keen mind, a sharp pen, and an unbending sense of fearlessness. Her book is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the root causes of the current financial calamity."--Jack Willoughby, Senior Editor, Barron's"Lynn Stout offers a new vision of good corporate governance that serves investors, firms, and the American economy."--Judy Samuelson, Executive Director, Business and Society Program, The Aspen Institute
About the Author
Lynn Stout is the Marc and Beth Goldberg Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. Her work on corporate theory was cited by Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens in his dissent in Citizens United.