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interlocking directorates

pl n
(Commerce) boards of directors of different companies having sufficient members in common to ensure that the companies involved are under the same control
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There are two legal bases for prohibiting interlocking directorate in competing businesses.
An interlocking directorate "occurs when a person affiliated
In its most basic form, an interlocking directorate occurs when a person from one organization sits on the board of directors of another company (Mizruchi, 1996).
And they benefited hugely from the emergence of a loose, interlocking directorate among them: many of the same organizations and people are engaged in the policy direction and political advancement (and funding) of them all.
As all parties to this debate well understand, the UNFPA is part of an interlocking directorate of national and international organizations devoted to abortion, contraception, and sterilization.
The primary advantage of participating in an interlocking directorate is the potential to engage in co-optation.
An interlocking directorate occurs when a person affiliated to one organization sits on the board of directors of another.
An interlocking directorate is where one person or an agent of one person or company sits on the board of directors of two competitors.
The typical conceptualization of an interlocking directorate is when two firms share one or more directors.
Mizruchi (1989) demonstrated that proximity in the interlocking directorate accounted for similarities in political contributions by major corporations to political action committees.
1983 "The unfolding of the interlocking directorate structure of the United States.