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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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41-46 of 46 results in Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks
  1. The Organisation of the Firm

    International Business Perspectives

    Edited by Ram Mudambi, Martin Ricketts

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    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 6th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Shopfloor Matters

    Labor - Management Relations in 20th Century American Manufacturing

    By David Fairris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    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 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  3. Uncertainty and Economic Evolution

    Essays in Honour of Armen Alchian

    By John L. Lott Jr.

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    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 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  4. The End of the Professions?

    The Restructuring of Professional Work

    By Jane Broadbent, Michael Dietrich, Jennifer Roberts

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    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 20th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Towards a Competence Theory of the Firm

    Edited by Nicolai J. Foss, Christian Knudsen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    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 26th 1996 by Routledge

  6. Democracy and Efficiency in the Economic Enterprise

    Edited by Ugo Pagano, Bob Rowthorn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    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 25th 1996 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Industrial and Labour Market Policy and Performance: Issues and Perspectives
    Edited by Daniel Coffey, Carole Thornley
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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