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Handbook of economic organization : integrating economic and organization theory. edited by Anna Grandori.

Author: Anna Grandori
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2014.
Series: Elgar Original Reference
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive and groundbreaking Handbook integrates economic and organization theories to help elucidate the design and evolution of economic organization.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Grandori
ISBN: 1782540253 9781782540250 1849803986 9781849803984
OCLC Number: 898752685
Description: 640 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents:INTRODUCTIONEconomic Organization as an Object of Study and as an Emerging Disciplinary FieldAnna GrandoriPART I: THE MICRO-FOUNDATIONS OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION: EXTENDING BEHAVIORAL ASSUMPTIONS ON KNOWLEDGE, INTEREST, AND RATIONALITY1. Models of Rationality in Economic Organization: `Economic', `Experiential' and `Epistemic'Anna Grandori2. Motivation GovernanceMargit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey3. Cognition and Governance: Why Incentives Have to Take a Back SeatSiegwart Lindenberg4. Knowledge Governance: Meaning, Origins and ImplicationsNicolai J. FossPART II: THE CONSTITUTION OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN INTERACTING AND CONTRACTING5. Contracts: Coordination Across Firm BoundariesVictor P. Goldberg6. The Enterprise as Community: Firms, Towns, and UniversitiesScott E. Masten7. Ethics, Economic Organization and the Social ContractLorenzo Sacconi8. Language and Economic OrganizationMassimo WarglienPART III: THE SHAPING OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN DESIGN AND EVOLUTION9. Organizational Adaptation and Evolution: Darwinism versus Lamarckism?Geoffrey M. Hodgson 10. Exaptation and Innovation Processes: Theory and ModelsGiovanni Bonifati and Marco Villani11. Interdependence and Organization DesignPhanish Puranam and Merlo Raveendran12. Dynamics of Organizational StructureNick Argyres and Todd R. Zenger13. Design Rules for Dynamic Organization Design: The Contribution of Computational ModelingRichard M. Burton and Borge Obel14. Organizational Formation and Change: Lessons from Economic Laboratory ExperimentsPeter H. Kriss and Roberto WeberPART IV: HUMAN RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN ASSETS AND ACTORS15. Human Capital and Property RightsAnna Grandori16. The Economic Organization of Employment: Systems in Human Resource Management and Industrial RelationsBruce E. Kaufman17. Organization of Work Practices and Productivity: An Assessment of Research on World-class ManufacturingRiccardo Leoni PART V: TECHNICAL ASSETS AND ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN DETERMINANTS AND OPPORTUNITIES18. Technical Assets and Property RightsUgo Pagano19. Open Innovation and Organizational Boundaries: Task Decomposition, Knowledge Distribution and the Locus of InnovationKarim R. Lakhani, Hila Lifshitz-Assaf and Michael L. Tushman20. Modularity and Economic Organization: Concepts, Theory, Observations, and PredictionsRon Sanchez and Joseph T. Mahoney21. The Organizational Design of High-tech Start-ups: State of the Art and Directions for Future ResearchMassimo G. Colombo and Cristina Rossi-LamastraPART VI: FORMS OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN DISCRETE ALTERNATIVES AND COMBINATIVE CONFIGURATIONS22. Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Governance and Economic OrganizationNicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein23. The Four Functions of Corporate PersonhoodMargaret M. Blair24. Worker Cooperatives and Democratic GovernanceJohn Pencavel25. Internal and External Hybrids and the Nature of Joint VenturesJean-Francois Hennart26. Interfirm CooperativesGeorge Hendrikse and Li Feng27. The Governance of Franchising NetworksJosef Windsperger28. Subcontracting RelationshipsRuth Rama and Adelheid Holl29. Public Economic OrganizationJan-Erik LaneCONCLUSIONSIntegrating Economic and Organization Theory: Products, Problems and ProspectsAnna GrandoriIndex
Series Title: Elgar Original Reference

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