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31-40 of 47 results in Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks
The Winning Edge Through Specification Management
Managing suppliers is a complex process that is often underestimated. This book presents research carried out by a practising manager in the automotive industry, coupled with over six hundred interviews with representatives from the automotive, aircraft and white goods industries, in order to...
Published August 7th 2001 by Routledge
Mutuality has become a topic of debate recently for a whole range of academics and social commentators. The 'demutualisation' of banks and building societies has been partnered by the idea of a 'new mutualism' , forming a set of social values and beliefs, and this collection looks at the...
Published May 23rd 2001 by Routledge
This book provides an economic and econometric analysis of real estate investment and real estate market behaviour. Peijie Wang examines fluctuations in the real estate business to reveal the mechanisms governing the interactions between the industry and other sectors of the economy....
Published April 18th 2001 by Routledge
Organisational Practices in Small to Medium Enterprises
How do firms live through and experience change? The authors examine four high-technology firms, providing a rich analysis of their routines, and illustrating how people are continually engaged with change. The book develops a broader concept of routine, and identifies the persistence of routine...
Published October 18th 2000 by Routledge
Organization and Industrial Competitiveness
This volume examines the nature of interfirm networks and their role in promoting industrial competitiveness. Where previous work in this area has tended to be descriptive, the distinguished contributors to this volume present a balanced theoretical and empirical approach to interfirm networking...
Published August 11th 1999 by Routledge
Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives
This book takes a variety of theoretical and empirical approaches to the issue of organization and authority in the modern corporation. Including contributions from scholars in the US, Germany and Japan, it considers such relations, and the possible advantages of family ownership. The book...
Published June 9th 1999 by Routledge
On the Effective Alignment of Purchasing and Supply after Privatization
This book brings together two of the 'hottest issues' in current management thinking: the impact of privatization on the performance and behaviour of the companies involved, and the increasingly important role of purchasing and supplier relationships. The notion that efficiency is improved with...
Published April 14th 1999 by Routledge
This work examines the governance of large technical systems (LTS) at firm, imdustry and state levels and the interactions between the systems and society. In particular, international contributors explore the implications of major technological , economic and social changes during the last twenty...
Published March 10th 1999 by Routledge
Explaining Evolving Inter-firm Relations
This book offers a distinctive analysis of the relations and interplay between the internal activities of firms, their changing boundaries, and increasing reliance on networks and alliances with other firms.The contributors offer a blend of theoretical and empirical studies; they are based on a set...
Published September 2nd 1998 by Routledge
The work of G.B. Richardson has given insights into key issues and debates such as markets versus hierarchies, price stability, the economics of information and the concept of competition based upon differentiated firms.This collection encourages further development of Richardson's themes. It will...
Published February 25th 1998 by Routledge
Economic Organization, Capabilities and Coordination
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Management of International Business Networks
To Be Published December 31st 2013