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Organizing entrepreneurial judgment : a new approach to the firm

Author: Nicolai J Foss; Peter G Klein
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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"Entrepreneurship, long neglected by economists and management scholars, has made a dramatic comeback in the last two decades, not only among academic economists and management scholars, but also among policymakers, educators and practitioners. Likewise, the economic theory of the firm, building on Ronald Coase's (1937) seminal analysis, has become an increasingly important field in economics and management. Despite  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolai J Foss; Peter G Klein
ISBN: 9780521874427 0521874424 9780521697262 0521697263
OCLC Number: 753468501
Description: xii, 299 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of figures --
Preface --
The need for an entrepreneurial theory of the firm --
What is entrepreneurship? --
Entrepreneurship: from opportunity discovery to judgment --
What is judgment? --
From shmoo to heterogeneous capital --
Entrepreneurship and the economic theory of the firm --
Entrepreneurship and the nature and boundaries of the firm --
Internal organization: original and derived judgment --
Concluding discussion.
Responsibility: Nicolai J. Foss, Peter G. Klein.
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