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The Firm as a nexus of treaties

Author: Masahiko Aoki; Bo Gustafsson; Oliver E Williamson
Publisher: London : Sage, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leading experts on the theory of the firm advance a new approach to understanding the nature of the firm, and open up the prospect of a new interdisciplinary "science of organization".
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Firm as a nexus of treaties.
London : Sage, 1990
(OCoLC)619068970
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Masahiko Aoki; Bo Gustafsson; Oliver E Williamson
ISBN: 0803982445 9780803982444 0803982453 9780803982451
OCLC Number: 20390845
Description: x, 358 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Bo Gustafsson --
The firm as a nexus of treaties : an introduction / Oliver E. Williamson --
The participatory generation of information rents and the theory of the firm / Masahiko Aoki --
Common knowledge and the co-ordinaion of economic activities / Jacques Crémer --
Profit sharing, information and employment : implications of the utilitarian monopoly union model / Matti Pohjola --
What is vertical integration? / Michael H. Riordan --
Vertical integration, transaction costs and "learning by using" / Kurt Lundgren --
The firm as a nexus of internal and external contracts / Torger Reve --
The viability of worker ownership : an economic perspective on the political structure of the firm / Henry Hansmann. Intellectual skill and the role of employees as constituent members of large firms in contemporary Japan / Kazuo Koike --
The implicit contract for corporate law firm associates : ex post opportunism and ex ante bonding / Ronald J. Gilson and Robert H. Mnookin --
Capital structure as a mechanism of control : a comparison of financial systems / Erik Berglöf --
Long-term contracts in financial markets : bank-industry connections in Sweden, illustrated by the operations of the Stockholms Enskilda Bank, 1900-70 / Håkan Lindgren --
The principle of external accountability in competitive markets / Herbert Gintis --
Union militancy and plant designs / Karl Ove Moene --
Can transaction cost economics explain trade associations? / Marc Schneiberg and J. Rogers Hollingsworth.
Responsibility: edited by Masahiko Aoki, Bo Gustafsson, and Oliver E. Williamson.

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