Pierre François is research director with the CNRS and the Sciences Po Centre for the Sociology of Organisations.
The movement toward "financializing" finance is described here through the case study of the insurance sector, explained by new rules implemented by the European Union.
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The origins and power of mercantile institutions are among the enigmas that this work attempts to explore across an original theoretical context as well as a series of studies on the wine market, biotechnology firms, and the convention ISO 26000.
In today's world, every activity, every task is entrusted to a new organisation, which has its own codes, hierarchies, and procedures. Yet far from making the world more fluid, horizontal, and flexible, this organisational proliferation makes it ever more complex. The sociologists, political scientists, and historians brought together in this book.