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The emergence of organizations and markets

Author: John Frederick Padgett; Walter W Powell
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, cop. 2012.
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Where do new alternatives, new organizational forms, and types of people come from? Combining biochemical insights about the origin of life with innovative and historically oriented social network  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Frederick Padgett; Walter W Powell
ISBN: 9780691148670 0691148678
OCLC Number: 878820932
Description: xxii, 583 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Contents: Contributors ix List of Illustrations xiii List of Tables xvii Acknowledgments xix Chapter 1 The Problem of Emergence John F. Padgett and Walter W. Powell 1 Part I Autocatalysis 31 * Chapter 2 Autocatalysis in Chemistry and the Origin of Life John F. Padgett 33 * Chapter 3 Economic Production as Chemistry II John F. Padgett, Peter McMahan, and Xing Zhong 70 * Chapter 4 From Chemical to Social Networks John F. Padgett 92 Part II Early Capitalism and State Formation 115 * Chapter 5 The Emergence of Corporate Merchant-Banks in Dugento Tuscany John F. Padgett 121 * Chapter 6 Transposition and Refunctionality: The Birth of Partnership Systems in Renaissance Florence John F. Padgett 168 * Chapter 7 Country as Global Market: Netherlands, Calvinism, and the Joint-Stock Company John F. Padgett 208 * Chapter 8 Conflict Displacement and Dual Inclusion in the Construction of Germany Jonathan Obert and John F. Padgett 235 Part III Communist Transitions 267 * Chapter 9 The Politics of Communist Economic Reform: Soviet Union and China John F. Padgett 271 * Chapter 10 Deviations from Design: The Emergence of New Financial Markets and Organizations in Yeltsin's Russia Andrew Spicer 316 * Chapter 11 The Emergence of the Russian Mobile Telecom Market: Local Technical Leadership and Global Investors in a Shadow of the State Valery Yakubovich and Stanislav Shekshnia 334 * Chapter 12 Social Sequence Analysis: Ownership Networks, Political Ties, and Foreign Investment in Hungary David Stark and Balazs Vedres 347 Part IV Contemporary Capitalism and Science 375 * Chapter 13 Chance, Necessite, et Naivete: Ingredients to Create a New Organizational Form Walter W. Powell and Kurt Sandholtz 379 * Chapter 14 Organizational and Institutional Genesis: The Emergence of High-Tech Clusters in the Life Sciences Walter W. Powell, Kelley Packalen, and Kjersten Whittington 434 * Chapter 15 An Open Elite: Arbiters, Catalysts, or Gatekeepers in the Dynamics of Industry Evolution? Walter W. Powell and Jason Owen-Smith 466 * Chapter 16 Academic Laboratories and the Reproduction of Proprietary Science: Modeling Organizational Rules through Autocatalytic Networks Jeannette A. Colyvas and Spiro Maroulis 496 * Chapter 17 Why the Valley Went First: Aggregation and Emergence in Regional Inventor Networks Lee Fleming, Lyra Colfer, Alexandra Marin, and Jonathan McPhie 520 * Chapter 18 Managing the Boundaries of an "Open" Project Fabrizio Ferraro and Siobhan O'Mahony 545 * Coda: Reflections on the Study of Multiple Networks Walter W. Powell and John F. Padgett 566 Index of Authors 571 Index of Subjects 573
Responsibility: [edited by] John F. Padgett and Walter W. Powell.

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"[Padgett and Powell] see the 'percolation of perturbations' through complex networks as the next research frontier in the program of study that they propose, and they hope their initial forays in Read more...

 
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