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The way in which industrial activities are organised among firms is a fundamental theoretical concern. In practice, firms have found these matters, referred to as make-or-buy issues, difficult to analyse. Organising Industrial Activities Across Firm Boundaries succeeds in combining an analysis of...
Published February 11th 1998 by Routledge
International Business Perspectives
In recent years there has been a growth in work on the organization of the firm. The same period has also seen a corresponding rise in literature dealing with the organization of the multinational firm, but the two literatures have developed quite separately, even though insights from each have...
Published November 5th 1997 by Routledge
Labor - Management Relations in 20th Century American Manufacturing
Building on the work of labor historians, industrial relations scholars, and institutional labor economists, this book offers not only a comprehensive analysis of the changing nature of shopfloor labor-management relations in the large manufacturing firms of this century, it also supplies empirical...
Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge
Essays in Honour of Armen Alchian
The theory of the firm has recently undergone a dramatic transformation, drawing heavily on the pathbreaking work of Armen Alchian. This volume explores his contribution to the debate, including essays by Harold Demetz, Ben Klein, Jerry Jordan and Art Devany....
Published April 2nd 1997 by Routledge
The Restructuring of Professional Work
What has been the impact of deregulation and a rapidly changing socio-economic environment on the professions? The cross-disciplinary contributions to this volume examine the changing role of the professions....
Published March 19th 1997 by Routledge
This book explores a new theory of the firm produced through an exchange between management theory and economics. In the process economics is seen to provide a foundational element for strategy research whilst developing a more realistic theory of the firm with a greater emphasis on its internal...
Published September 25th 1996 by Routledge
The collapse of central planning was hailed as evidence of the economic and moral superiority of capitalism over any possible alternative. The essays in this book challenge that claim. The case for more democratic forms of enterprise management is considered from a variety of viewpoints. One...
Published April 24th 1996 by Routledge
Economic Organization, Capabilities and Coordination
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Management of International Business Networks
To Be Published December 31st 2013