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Michael Jensen-la théorie positive de l’agence et ses applications à l’architecture et à la gouvernance des organisations

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  • Gérard Charreaux

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L'objectif de cet article est de faire une présentation des travaux de M.C. Jensen dans le domaine de l'architecture et de la gouvernance des organisations. Après avoir précisé les principales composantes et le champ d’application de la théorie positive de l’agence,sont présentées les applications de cette théorie dans les champs de la finance, du contrôle de gestion et de la gestion des ressources humaines, à travers les travaux de M.C. Jensen

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  • Gérard Charreaux, 2004. "Michael Jensen-la théorie positive de l’agence et ses applications à l’architecture et à la gouvernance des organisations," Working Papers CREGO 1041203, Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations.
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    1. Ghazi Zouari, 2011. "Specific knowledge, investment decision and organizational architecture," Working Papers CREGO 1110501, Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations.

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    Keywords

    théorie positive de l'agence; architecture organisationnelle; gouvernance d'entreprise; valeur de marché; budget; rémunérations des dirigeants;

    JEL classification:

    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L29 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Other
    • M40 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - General

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