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Enterprise and leadership : studies on firms, markets, and networks

Author: Mark Casson; Baker & Taylor, Inc. Informata.
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work seeks to offer a broad perspective and important practical insights into economic institutions, focusing on dynamic issues such as entrepreneurship and ethical leadership, which are crucial to institutional growth. Mark Casson analyzes economic institutions from an integrated social science perspective. This perspective is based on the rational action principle of mainstream economics, modified to allow  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Casson, Mark, 1945-
Enterprise and leadership.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2000
(DLC) 99086199
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Casson; Baker & Taylor, Inc. Informata.
ISBN: 1843767023 9781843767022 1283216108 9781283216104
OCLC Number: 123112250
Notes: Sequel to: The entrepreneur.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 294 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface and acknowledgements; 1. The economics of ethical leadership; 2. Economics and anthropology --
reluctant partners; 3. An entrepreneurial theory of the firm; 4. Entrepreneurship and the industrial revolution: a re-appraisal; 5. Marshall on marketing; 6. Multinational trading companies; 7. Regional business networks; 8. The family firm: an analysis of the dynastic motive; 9. Cultural factors in economic growth; Index.
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