Principals and agents

the structure of business. by G. Pescetto

Publisher: Brunel University in Uxbridge

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Principals and Agents: The Structure of Business (Research colloquium / Harvard Business School) [Pratt, John W., Zeckhauser, Richard J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Principals and Agents: The Structure of Business (Research colloquium / Harvard Business School)Author: John W.

Pratt, Richard J. Zeckhauser. An employee is an agent of a company. Independent contractors are also agents. The entity—person or corporation—on whose behalf an agent works is called a principal. Agency theory is the study of incentives provided to agents. In the basic agency model, a principal sets a salary and commission, and the agent chooses the effort to expend.

Fullan’s book The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact offers principals and district administrators a full view of how current education policy is failing to bring about the results desired, and he offers a research-based approach using three key strategies to maximize by: Pratt, John W.

and Richard Zeckhauser, eds. Principals and Agents: The Structure of Business. Harvard Business School Press, Cited by: Principals and agents: the structure of business John Winsor Pratt, Richard Zeckhauser Harvard Business School Press, - Business & Economics - pages.

This study surveyed principals and teachers in ten countries to compare principal and teacher attitudes toward the involvement of teachers in several change and development responsibilities. The participating countries were: Australia, Canada, China.

The School Principal as Change Agent. Change Agent Principal Book List principals take on the role of active agents who have the bandwidth and authority to create a movement at their schools.

'Agents of Atrocity is an excellent and important book filling a void in contemporary human rights research. By focusing not only on the decision-makers who are at the head of abusive governments, but also on the agents who physically commit those abuses and the relationship between the two, Mitchell enhances our understanding of the dynamics Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.

Agents acting under a power of attorney have sold the principal's property and lined their own pockets. To prevent this, principals can offer the agent better incentives, monitor him closely or be very careful to give the agent no more authority than necessary to get the job done.