» I would like to dedicate this book to George Soros,
the Hungarian-American financial genius.«
Pal Dragos - a Hungarian-German
Since the 1990's, Stakeholder-Shareholder Value and Corporate Governance can be counted as being
amongst the core economic phrases of global capitalism. However, their meaning from a
financial-sociological perspective remains largely unexplored.
To a backdrop of structural transformation in global capitalism, Pal Dragos investigates the
cooperation of these terms, not only from an economical, but also from a social perspective.
He warns of the dangers of a one-sided rationalistic view of the world economy.
The methodical basis of this investigation is based on Anthony Giddens' Structuration theory,
not only used by the author, but placed under scrutiny with regard to its terms. Amongst others,
the works of authors as varied as T. W. Adorno, H. Arendt and the 'financial genius' G. Soros are
In the context of this subject matter, central issues such as terrorism, anti-Semitism,
anti-Americanism or the threatening avian flu pandemic are put into an entirely different light.