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  1. The Nature of the New Firm

    The Nature of the New Firm

    Edited by Killian J. McCarthy, Maya Fiolet, Wilfred Dolfsma
    Globalization has created new ways of doing business, new institutions to oversee them, and has introduced a spectrum of new protagonists to the international arena. Scholars and practitioners have been challenged by the evolving environment to find new ways to interact and, in the process, many of the traditional boundaries that have existed within and between organizations and institutions have become increasingly blurred. This unique compendium sheds light on these and other topics on the question of change, both within and between organizations and institutions. The contributors have expertly combined the insights of some of the biggest names in the fields of economics, business and strategic management, both present and future – and in doing so offer scholars a tailor-made, up-to-date study on the topic of economic change. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. Entrepreneurship and the Creative Economy

    Entrepreneurship and the Creative Economy

    Edited by Colette Henry, Anne de Bruin
    Entrepreneurship and the Creative Economy contains a range of theoretical and empirically based research contributions that collectively consider and debate the process, policy and practice of the creative economy. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Competition, Contracts and Electricity Markets

    Competition, Contracts and Electricity Markets

    Edited by Jean-Michel Glachant, Dominique Finon, Adrien de Hauteclocque
    This book fills a gap in the existing literature by dealing with several issues linked to long-term contracts and the efficiency of electricity markets. These include the impact of long-term contracts and vertical integration on effective competition, generation investment in risky markets, and the challenges for competition policy principles. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  4. The Elgar Companion to Transaction Cost Economics

    The Elgar Companion to Transaction Cost Economics

    Edited by Peter G. Klein, Michael E. Sykuta
    Since its emergence in the 1970s, transaction cost economics (TCE) has become a leading approach in the research on contracts, firm organization and strategy, antitrust, marketing, inter-firm collaboration and entrepreneurship. With contributions by leading scholars in economics, law and business administration – including Oliver E. Williamson, recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in economics for his development of the transaction cost approach – this volume reviews the latest developments in TCE and applies them to contemporary theoretical and empirical problems. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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  5. Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy

    Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy

    Edited by Andrea Colli, Michelangelo Vasta
    Taking an historical perspective, this unique book highlights the evolution of the many diverse forms of business enterprise, and discusses the contribution of these different types of firm to the economic growth of Italy. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  6. Innovation, Economic Growth and the Firm

    Innovation, Economic Growth and the Firm

    Edited by Jean-Luc Gaffard, Evens Salies
    This book addresses the foundations of economic growth at the firm level, combining both theoretical and econometric contributions by established scholars. Challenging contributions revisit Marshall’s view on the management of innovation, investigate the decision of firms to venture into entrepreneurship and clarify some misunderstanding about Schumpeter’s ideas. The book goes on to shed light on the classical specialisation-flexibility trade-off and provides a vision on the role of the knowledge-based economy and firm networks in technology development. Firm survival and performance, price-cost margins and the determinants of research intensity are also investigated econometrically. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  7. Strategic Reconfigurations

    Strategic Reconfigurations

    Edited by Stuart Wall, Carsten Zimmermann, Ronald Klingebiel, Dieter Lange
    This path-breaking book provides unique insights into the organisational realities of strategic reconfigurations in uncertain markets, thus advancing the dynamic capability perspective. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Handbook of Organizational Routines

    Handbook of Organizational Routines

    Edited by Markus C. Becker
    This cutting-edge, multidisciplinary Handbook comprises specially commissioned contributions surveying state-of-the-art research on the concept of organizational routines. An authoritative overview of the concept of organizational routines and its contributions to our understanding of organizations is presented. To identify those contributions, the role of organizational routines in such processes as organizational learning, performance feedback, and organizational memory is discussed. To identify how the concept can contribute to different disciplinary fields, the expert authors review applications across a range of fields including political science, sociology, and accounting. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 59.00   Web: $ 47.20
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