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  1. Platforms, Markets and Innovation

    Platforms, Markets and Innovation

    Edited by Annabelle Gawer
    Annabelle Gawer presents cutting-edge contributions from 24 top international scholars from 19 universities across Europe, the USA and Asia, from the disciplines of strategy, economics, innovation, organization studies and knowledge management. The novel insights assembled in this volume constitute a fundamental step towards an empirically based, nuanced understanding of the nature of platforms and the implications they hold for the evolution of industrial innovation. The book provides an overview of platforms and discusses governance, management, design and knowledge issues. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  2. Evaluation and Performance Measurement of Research and Development

    Evaluation and Performance Measurement of Research and Development

    Vittorio Chiesa, Federico Frattini
    This book develops and illustrates a comprehensive, multi-level framework for the evaluation of industrial R&D activities and the measurement of their performances. The framework encompasses a set of hierarchical, interrelated levels at which R&D evaluation and performance measurement could be undertaken. This enlightening book focuses on the single industrial firm to study performance measurement of R&D functions, projects and individual researchers or engineers. It also addresses the R&D evaluation from the point of view of financial markets, with a focus on the relationships between R&D investments and the value of the traded firm. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  3. Does Company Ownership Matter?

    Does Company Ownership Matter?

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Touffut
    Do modes of management depend on company ownership? Does macroeconomic performance rely on shareholder value? The contributions collected in this book explore these questions from economic, historical and legal perspectives. They examine company ownership through the study of national institutions, with particular focus on North America and Europe. The twelve economic and legal specialists of this volume seek to explain why firms organized along the shareholder model have not outperformed other forms of ownership. Answers lie in the historical and institutional background of each country. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Innovation Networks in Industries

    Innovation Networks in Industries

    Edited by Franco Malerba, Nicholas S. Vonortas
    Innovation Networks in Industries provides an extensive study in the fields of industry structure, firm strategy and public policy through the use of network concepts and indicators. It also elucidates many of the complexities and challenges involved. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  5. The Business of Solutions

    The Business of Solutions

    Federica Ceci
    This book systematically explores the integrated solutions business model. The path towards the provision of integrated solutions poses a number of challenges for manufacturers in terms of capabilities development and configuration: firms that offer integrated solutions must shift from manufacturing to service capabilities, as they are required to provide services previously carried out by business users. Federica Ceci delves deeply into the nature, dimensions, and dynamics of this new business model, deploying research and analytical techniques from a variety of disciplines including the theory of the firm, operations management, strategic management, and innovation studies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  6. The Growth of Firms

    The Growth of Firms

    Alex Coad
    Much progress has been made in empirical research into firm growth in recent decades due to factors such as the availability of detailed longitudinal datasets, more powerful computers and new econometric techniques. This book provides an up-to-date catalogue of empirical work, as well as a coherent theoretical structure within which these new results can be interpreted and understood. It brings together a large body of recent research on firm growth from a multidisciplinary perspective, providing an up-to-date synthesis of stylized facts and empirical regularities. Numerous empirical findings and theories of firm growth are also surveyed and compared in order to evaluate their validity. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  7. The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment

    The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment

    Edited by Per-Olof Bjuggren, Dennis C. Mueller
    This book explores the revolutionary development of the theory of the firm over the past 35 years. Despite rapid progress in the field, new developments in the microeconomic and industrial organization literature have been relatively scant. This book attempts to redress the balance by providing a comprehensive overview of the theory of the firm before moving on to examine firms and the organization of their economic activities. The contributors also investigate the impact of ownership structure and board composition on firm performance and study how the institutional framework of an economy affects investment decisions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  8. The Dynamics of Regions and Networks in Industrial Ecosystems

    The Dynamics of Regions and Networks in Industrial Ecosystems

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, Brynhildur Davidsdottir
    Industrial ecology provides a rigorous and comprehensive description of human production and consumption processes in the larger context of environmental and socioeconomic change. This volume offers methodologies for such descriptions, with contributions covering both basic and advanced analytical concepts and tools to explore the dynamics of industrial ecosystems, concentrating specifically on regions and networks. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm

    Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm

    Edited by Mario Morroni
    In recent years, applied studies have shown widespread, profound and increasing heterogeneity across firms in terms of their strategy, organization arrangement and performance. This book investigates the diversity of business firms, offering a picture of the different organizational settings they adopt in their endeavour to cope with increasing competitive pressure. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Knowledge, Economic Organization and Property Rights

    Knowledge, Economic Organization and Property Rights

    Nicolai J. Foss
    Nicolai Foss, the influential European management scholar presents, in this essential book, sixteen of his most prominent papers. Written from a new institutional and Austrian economics perspective, this book focuses on the knowledge-based view of the firm, economic organization and property rights economics. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  11. Changing Stocks, Flows and Behaviors in Industrial Ecosystems

    Changing Stocks, Flows and Behaviors in Industrial Ecosystems

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, Brynhildur Davidsdottir
    Industrial ecology provides a consistent material and energetic description of human production and consumption processes in the larger context of environmental and socioeconomic change. The contributors to this book offer methodologies for such descriptions, focusing on the dynamics associated with stocks of materials and capital, flows of raw materials, intermediate products, desired outputs and wastes, as well as the associated changes in behaviors of producers, consumers and institutions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Competition Policy and Merger Analysis in Deregulated and Newly Competitive Industries

    Competition Policy and Merger Analysis in Deregulated and Newly Competitive Industries

    Edited by Peter C. Carstensen, Susan Beth Farmer
    This comprehensive book contains case studies on the evolution of competition policy, with an emphasis on merger policy, for seven major US industries that have experienced substantial deregulation in the past forty years – electricity, natural gas, telecommunications, railroads, airlines, hospitals and banking. Also included is a comparison of the EU’s experience in attempting to bring about competition in the energy, finance, and airline industries. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation

    Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation

    Gita Sud de Surie
    Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation documents the emergence of the Indian multinational by looking at data from firms in the ‘old’ economy, such as those in manufacturing, steel-making, automotive components and heavy machinery and the ‘new economy’ such as software and biotechnology. The author provides insights on knowledge transfer, innovation and capability building processes through in-depth case studies in these industries and suggests that both entrepreneurship and distributed innovation are critical for the growth of firms globally. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in East Asia

    Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in East Asia

    Edited by Charles Harvie, Boob-Chye Lee
    This fourth volume in the Studies of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in East Asia series focuses on regional and sectoral dimensions in a number of regional economies and economic sectors. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  15. Strategic Conflict Management

    Strategic Conflict Management

    Peter-J Jost, Utz Weitzel
    Whenever a group of individuals comes together and interact in order to reach a common goal, differing individual preferences can lead to conflict. This book focuses on the management of these internal conflicts within business organizations. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 44.00   Web: $ 35.20
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  16. Electricity and Energy Policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945

    Electricity and Energy Policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945

    Martin Chick
    Martin Chick’s book is a major economic and historical study of the development of electricity and energy policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945. Using newly available archival material the author draws important comparisons between these countries and includes all of the fuel and power industries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  17. Supermarkets and Agri-food Supply Chains

    Supermarkets and Agri-food Supply Chains

    Edited by David Burch, Geoffrey Lawrence
    This book analyses the gradual shift in the distribution of power in agri-food supply chains, away from the manufacturers of branded food products to the global supermarket chains such as Wal-Mart and Tesco. This transformation has had a profound effect on the food we eat, together with the ways in which food is produced, processed and marketed. The authors assess the causes and consequences of this transformation, and evaluate the impacts along the whole supply chain. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  18. Pioneers of Industrial Organization

    Pioneers of Industrial Organization

    Edited by Henry W. de Jong, William G. Shepherd
    This encyclopaedic work celebrates the scores of leading pioneers who created the modern economic field of industrial organization, at the heart of which lie competition and monopoly, the two great forces that drive modern markets. Their pioneering work has shaped the field’s growing research as well as the past, present and future debates in Europe and America over several centuries. This landmark book includes authoritative entries on all the major figures in both Europe and North America. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  19. Science, Technology Policy and the Diffusion of Knowledge

    Science, Technology Policy and the Diffusion of Knowledge

    Edited by Tim Turpin, Venni V. Krishna
    The Asia Pacific has emerged as one of the most dynamic regions in the world, presenting a variety of social and economic experiences and responses to global pressures. In this book twelve country case studies explore the ways in which national science, technology and innovation policies are evolving in response to globalization. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  20. Competitive Electricity Markets and Sustainability

    Competitive Electricity Markets and Sustainability

    Edited by François Lévêque
    This book responds to the opening up of electricity markets to competition, which has completely changed the nature of power generation. The building of new generation and transmission capacity and the setting of the energy mix between nuclear, gas and renewable resources are mainly left to private initiative and investors. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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