Financial Crime and Knowledge Workers: An Empirical Study of Defense Lawyers and White-Collar Criminals

Financial Crime and Knowledge Workers: An Empirical Study of Defense Lawyers and White-Collar Criminals

by Petter Gottschalk


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Financial Crime and Knowledge Workers examines the role of lawyers in court cases involving white-collar crimes, revealing fresh insights into the relationship between a lawyer's stature and a case's potential verdict.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137389114
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/27/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Petter Gottschalk is Professor of Information Systems and Knowledge Management at BI Norwegian Business School, Norway. He is the author of over 20 books on the topic of white-collar crime and knowledge management. He has served as CEO of Norwegian Computing Center, ABB Datakabel, Statens kantiner, and Norsk Informasjonsteknologi (NIT). He has lectured on criminal entrepreneurship, organised crime, and knowledge management at the Norwegian Police University College in Oslo, where his books on criminal organisations and police intelligence processes are used as text books. Dr. Gottschalk did his MBA in Germany (Technical University of Berlin), MSc in the United States (Dartmouth College and MIT), and DBA in the United Kingdom (Henley Management College, Brunel University). He has taught in Singapore; at Fudan University, China; and at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport, Egypt. His studies on crime and policing is published extensively in international resea

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. White-Collar Criminals and Crime 2. White-Collar Crime Defense Lawyers 3. White-Collar Crime Defense Strategies 4. Lawyers as Knowledge Workers 5. Theoretical Perspectives on Defense Lawyers 6. Empirical Study of White-Collar Lawyers 7. Law Firms as Knowledge Organizations 8. Knowledge Management in Law Firms 9. Prosecution in Court Conclusion

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