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Information rules : a strategic guide to the network economy

Information rules : a strategic guide to the network economy

Author: Carl Shapiro; Hal R Varian
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

As one of the first books to distill the economics of information and networks into practical business strategies, this is a guide to the winning moves that can help business leaders--from writers, lawyers and finance professional to executives in the entertainment, publishing and hardware and software industries-- navigate successfully through the information economy.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shapiro, Carl.
Information rules.
Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©1999
(DLC) 98024923
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Shapiro; Hal R Varian
ISBN: 0585164258 9780585164250 9781422154625 1422154629
OCLC Number: 44958819
Description: 1 online resource (x, 352 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Ch. 1. Information economy --
ch. 2. Pricing information --
ch. 3. Versioning information --
ch. 4. Rights management --
ch. 5. Recognizing lock-in --
ch. 6. Managing lock-in --
ch. 7. Networks and positive feedback --
ch. 8. Cooperation and compatibility --
ch. 9. Waging a standards war --
ch. 10. Information policy.
Responsibility: Carl Shapiro, Hal R. Varian.


Explains that long-standing economic concepts provide the understanding to succeed in the information age. This book explains the moves that help business leaders navigate successfully through the  Read more...


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