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Principal and agent

Ellsworth C. Murphy

Principal and agent

with outline of study, lesson talks, and daily recitations

by Ellsworth C. Murphy

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Published by La Salle Extension University in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Agency (Law) -- United States -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: American law and procedure; a systematic law course presented by means of special textbooks, instruction lectures, and legal problems. Lecture 6.

      Other titlesAmerican law and procedure.
      Statementby E. C. Murphy.
      GenreOutlines, syllabi, etc.
      ContributionsLa Salle Extension University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1345.Z9 M87 1945
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p. ;
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4288234M
      LC Control Number78315232

        Just finished The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact by Michael Fullan. It was an interesting read for work. Spoke about Principalship and school leadership - what the job has become and what it needs to be to make an impact on our educational system. Some of the ideas are recycled from the 90's (proof that I've been in education a long 4/5.   The principal–agent model has a strong track record in political science, including studies into EU politics and administration. It presents an analytical toolkit which has proven to be very useful for systematically describing situations of delegated decision-making, as well as for explaining the behaviour of principals and agents, be it of individual or institutional by: 6.

      Insurance products issued by Principal National Life Insurance Co (except in NY) and Principal Life Insurance Co. Plan administrative services offered by Principal Life. Securities offered through Principal Securities, Inc., , member SIPC and/or independent broker/dealers. Principal National, Principal Life, and Principal Securities. General Agent. The general agent Someone authorized to transact every kind of business for the principal. possesses the authority to carry out a broad range of transactions in the name and on behalf of the principal. The general agent may be the manager of a business or may have a more limited but nevertheless ongoing role—for example, as a purchasing agent or as a life insurance agent.

      Most analyses of the principal-agent problem assume that the principal chooses an incentive scheme to maximize expected utility subject to the agent’s utility being at a stationary point. An important paper of Mirrlees has shown that this approach is generally invalid. We present an alternative by: The principal is liable on an agent’s contract only if the agent was authorized by the principal to make the contract. Such authority is express, implied, or apparent. Express means made in words, orally or in writing; implied means the agent has authority to perform acts incidental to or reasonably necessary to carrying out the transaction.


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Here, principal is used to convey the fact that this goal is the first and primary one of the article. the first and primary purpose of the article.

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