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Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change - Giovanni Dosi

Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change

By: Giovanni Dosi (Editor), David J. Teece (Editor), Josef Chytry (Editor)

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Published: 1st November 2004
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Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change contains pioneering work on technological, organizational and institutional change from leading theorists and practitioners such as Joseph Stiglitz, Oliver Williamson, Masahiko Aoki, Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., and Sidney Winter. Trans-disciplinary in it's approach, the book explores three distinct themes: Markets and Organizations; Evolutionary Theory and Technological Change; and Strategy, Capabilities, and Knowledge Management. The chapters are drawn from the journal Industrial and Corporate Change, reflecting the diverse contributions it has published since 1992 in such areas as business history, industrial organization, strategic management, organizational theory, innovation studies, organizational behavior, economics, political science, social psychology and sociology. Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change provides an accessible account of recent research and theory on technological, organizational and institutional change for academics and advanced students of Business and Management, Organization Theory, Technology and Innovation Studies and Industrial Economics.

Dosi and colleagues from the University of California, Berkeley, introduce 13 papers collected from issues of the Industrial and Corporate Change journal from 1992-2000. They offer multidisciplinary insights into theoretical and empirical aspects of business organizations. * Reference & Research Book News *

1: Giovanni Dosi, David Teece, and Josef Chytry: Introduction Part I: Economic Behaviors and Organizational Forms 2: Roy Radner: Costly and Bounded Rationality in Individual and Team Decision-Making 3: Steven Postrel and Ricahrd P. Rumelt: Incentives, Routines, and Self-Command 4: Michael D. Cohen, Roger Burkhart, Giovanni Dosi, Massimo Edgidi, Luigi Marengo, Masimo Warglien, and Sidney G. Winter: Routines and Other Recurring Action Patterns of Organizations: Contemporary Research Issues 5: Oliver E. Williamson: Hierarchies, Markets, and Power in the Economy: An Economic Perspective 6: Masahiko Aoki: The Evolution of Organizational Conventions and Gains from Diversity 7: Bruce Greenwald and Joseph E. Stiglitz: Information, Finance, and Markets Part II: Knowledge, Organizations, and Technological Evolution 8: Robin Cowan, Paul A. David, and Dominique Foray: The Explicit Economics of Knowledge Codification and Tacitness 9: Daniel A. Levnithal: The Slow Pace of Rapid Technological Change: Gradualism and Punctuation in Technological Change 10: Steven Postrel and Richard P. Rumelt: Incentives, Routines, and Self-Command 11: Keith Pavitt: Technologies, Products, and Organization in the Innovating Firm: What Adam Smith Tells Us and Joseph Schumpeter Doesn't 12: Nathan Rosenberg: Economic Experiments 13: Paul A. David: Heroes, Herds, and Hysteresis in Technological History: Thomas Edison and 'The Battle of the Systems' Reconsidered 14: Sidney G. Winter: Patents and Welfare in an Evolutionary Model 15: Alfred D. Chandler Jr.: Corporate Strategy, Structure, and Control Methods in the United States During the 20th Century

ISBN: 9780199269426
ISBN-10: 0199269424
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.6  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.67