Conclusion: the future beckons

  • David Courpasson
  • Jean-Claude Thoenig


Are junior or senior, first-line or top executives, managers increasingly exposed to soft constraints they cannot avoid, and to expectations of total conformity to decisions they must not challenge? Are rebellions going to expand even more? Might this weaken the roots from which the companies grow? How sustainable are their governance practices?


Trade Union Middle Manager Soft Constraint Managerial Authority Governance Practice 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© David Courpasson & Jean-Claude Thoenig 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Courpasson
    • 1
  • Jean-Claude Thoenig
    • 2
  1. 1.EMLYON Business SchoolFrance
  2. 2.University Paris-Dauphine and CNRS, INSEADFrance

Personalised recommendations