- Machine generated contents note: 1.Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance: An Overview of the History and Theory / Takau Yoneyama -- pt. I The Variety, Choice, Governance, and Regulation of Organizational Forms -- 2.Tsuneta Yano, Founder of the First Mutual Company in Japan: Was He an Obstinate Mutualist? / Takau Yoneyama -- 3.Organizational Choice in UK Marine Insurance / Helen Doe -- 4.Risk Management by Mitsubishi: From Self-Insurance to Captive Insurance / Hisaaki Kamiya -- 5.The Survival and Success of Swedish Mutual Insurers / Mikael Lonnborg -- 6.Organizational Forms in Insurance: A Comparison of the USA and Germany during Industrialization / Robin Pearson -- pt. II Mutual Insurance Organizations in Uncertain Environments -- 7.The World Insured South Africa: Early Insurance Activities of Insurance Companies in South Africa, 1820--1910 / Grietjie Verhoef -- 8.Business Strategies under Conditions of Uncertainty: The Rise of Mutual Life Insurers in Colonial Australia / Monica Keneley -- 9.Support for Mutual Insurance Companies during the Franco Dictatorship (1939--75) / Jeronia Pons Pons -- pt. III The Performance of Different Organizational Forms -- 10.The Development of the Mutual Form and Its Influence on the Life Insurance Industry: Evidence from Japan during the Period 1881 to 1935 / YingYing Jiang -- 11.Growth Performance and Organizational Forms: The Case of Swedish Life Insurance, 1890--1950 / Lars Fredrik Andersson -- pt. IV Demutualization -- 12.An Attempt by a Black Mutual Life Insurance Company to Demutualize: The Case of Golden State Mutual of Los Angeles / Natsuki Kinoshita -- 13.The Insurance Demutualization Process Develops in Spain with Mapfre / Leonardo Caruana de las Cagigas.
- Examining the development of multiple forms of organisation in insurance from a historical and international context, this book relates this history to modern organisation theory. The 13 chapters by expert scholars cover eight major markets that together account for over half of world insurance today.
- 9780191802157 (ebook)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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