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Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

How do firms work? What networks are involved in driving organizations forward? This series presents titles which look at the dynamics of organizations and the particular effects of different types of business networks. It covers topics such as:

  • Industrial networks
  • Transaction cost economics
  • Organization theory
  • Change and information
  • New theories of the firm.

It considers both the economic, cultural and environmental factors that govern the success and failure of business networks and organizations.

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21-30 of 47 results in Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks
  1. Organization and Identity

    Edited by Alison Linstead, Stephen Linstead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    Exploring identity as a contemporary concern in everyday life and in the social sciences, this book focuses on how ideas about identity can be applied to organization and management studies. The contributors, all respected authorities in the field, use and develop recent philosophical thought on...

    Published December 7th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Thinking Organization

    Edited by Stephen Linstead, Alison Linstead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    Drawing on both analytical and continental traditions, this thought-provoking book takes a balanced look at the contributions philosophy can make to improving our understanding of what it means to organize. The essays consider three areas: representing organization, knowing organization, and the...

    Published October 7th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Decisions: Risk and Reward

    By Johnnie E.V. Johnson, Alistair Bruce

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    In recent years leading figures in a variety of fields - political, financial, medical, and organizational - have become acutely aware of the need to effectively incorporate aspects of risk into their decision-making. This book addresses a wide range of contemporary issues in decision research,...

    Published January 24th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Business Clusters

    An International Perspective

    By Martin Perry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    Clusters of specialized businesses are being promoted around the world, aided by high-profile examples such as Silicon Valley. Using evidence from high- and low-income economies, as well as detailed case studies that show the special conditions behind successful clusters, this book provides a new...

    Published May 19th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Information Warfare in Business

    Strategies of Control and Resistance in the Network Society

    By Iain Munro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    Information Warfare in Business provides a significant and interesting perspective on the concept of the network organization. It illustrates the relations between information technology and organization, and in particular, between business organizations and the recent revolution in military...

    Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge

  6. New Firms and Economic Renewal

    By John G. Ball

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    John G. Ball focuses on new and small firms as drivers of economic renewal and furthers the understanding of entrepreneurship and industrial economics. The author's wide range of experience in the business world as well as his academic prowess gives him a deep understanding of the problems facing...

    Published August 11th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Economies of Network Industries

    By Hans Werner Gottinger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    This revealing book examines different types of network industries such as railways, telecommunications and new media, and investigates their economics with an accent on history makes it stand apart from others in the area. Hans Göttinger's accessible writing style and knowledgeable research...

    Published March 20th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Corporation

    Growth, Diversification and Mergers, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis C. Mueller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    This book reviews the theory of the firm and the large modern corporation. Examining the process of entrepreneurial capitalism in which firms come into existence, then managerial capitalism and the changing motives of management in corporations - The Corporation is a thorough and thoughtful account...

    Published February 13th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Building Chaos

    An International Comparison of Deregulation in the Construction Industry

    Edited by Gerhard Bosch, Peter Philips

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    This collection draws on international comparisons from the main industrialized countries in a key field - the construction industry. One only has to walk around almost any major city in the industrialized economies of the world to see how well the construction industry is doing and this study is a...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

  10. A Comparison of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Europe and in the USA

    By Solomon Karmel, Justin Bryon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    Developed from a study commissioned by the European Capital Markets Institute, this book examines the impact of private equity and capital markets on the development of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the United States and the European Union. It also seeks to understand the nature of...

    Published March 21st 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Decisions: Risk and Reward
    By Johnnie E.V. Johnson, Alistair Bruce
    To Be Published August 15th 2014

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