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Inside the business enterprise : historical perspectives on the use of information

Author: Peter Temin
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do business enterprises control their subunits? In what ways do existing paths of communication within a firm affect its ability to absorb new technology and techniques? How do American banks affect how companies operate? Do theoretical constructs correspond to actual behavior?. Because business enterprises are complex institutions, these questions can prove difficult to address. All too often, firms are treated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Inside the business enterprise.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991
(DLC) 91027377
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Temin
ISBN: 0226792056 9780226792057 9780226792040 0226792048
OCLC Number: 646748005
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 260 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Temin.

Abstract:

How do business enterprises control their subunits? In what ways do existing paths of communication within a firm affect its ability to absorb new technology and techniques? How do American banks affect how companies operate? Do theoretical constructs correspond to actual behavior?. Because business enterprises are complex institutions, these questions can prove difficult to address. All too often, firms are treated as the atoms of economics, the irreducible unit of analysis. This accessible volume, suitable for course use, looks more closely at the American firm?into its internal workings and.

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