Corporate Forms and organizational Choice in International Insurance

corporate forms

Pearson, Robin and Yoneyama, Takau (2015), Corporate Forms and organizational Choice in International Insurance, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Hardback

Published: 12 November 2015

352 Pages

ISBN: 9780198739005

  • The first book to examine the development of multiple organisational forms in insurance in an historical and international comparative context
  • Comprised of thirteen chapters written by expert scholars, based on original research and present several new datasets
  • The first book to relate historical analysis to modern organisational theory

 

Table of Contents

  • Robin Pearson and Takau Yoneyama: Corporate Forms and Organisational Choice in International Insurance: An Overview of the History and Theory

Part I: The Variety, Choice, Governance and Regulation of Organisational Forms

  • Takau Yoneyama: Tsuneta Yano, Founder of the First Mutual Company in Japan: Was he an Obstinate Mutualist?
  • Robin Pearson and Helen Doe: Organisational Choice in UK Marine Insurance
  • Hisaaki Kamiya: Risk Management by Mitsubishi: From Self-Insurance to Captive Insurance
  • Mats Larsson and Mikael Lönnborg: The Survival and Success of Swedish Mutual Insurers
  • Robin Pearson: Organisational Forms in Insurance: A Comparison of the USA and Germany During Industrialisation

Part II: Mutual Insurance Organisations in Uncertain Environments

  • Grietjie Verhoef: The World Insured South Africa: Early Insurance Activities of Insurance Companies in South Africa, 1820-1910
  • Monica Keneley: Business Strategies Under Conditions of Uncertainty: The Rise of Mutual Life Insurers in Colonial Australia
  • Jerònia Pons Pons: Support for Mutual Insurance Companies During the Franco Dictatorship (1939-1975)

Part III: The Performance of Different Organisational Forms

  • Yingying Jiang: The Development of the Mutual Form and its Influence on the Life Insurance Industry: Evidence from Japan During the Period 1881 to 1935
  • Magnus Lindmark and Lars Fredrik Andersson: Growth Performance and Organisational Forms: The Case of Swedish Life Insurance 1890 to 1950

Part IV: Demutualization

  • Natsuki Kinoshita: An Attempt by a Black Mutual Life Insurance Company to Demutualize: The Case of Golden State Mutual of Los Angeles
  • Leonardo Caruana de las Cagigas: The Insurance Demutualization Process Develops in Spain with Mapfre

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