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Information strategies and the theory of the firm

Mark Casson

Information strategies and the theory of the firm

by Mark Casson

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Published by University of Reading, Dept. of Economics in Reading, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business enterprises.,
  • Information -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M.C. Casson and N. Wadeson.
    SeriesDiscussion papers in economics / University of Reading, Dept. of Economics -- Vol VIII (1995/96), no. 334, Discussion papers in economics (University of Reading. Dept. of Economics) -- v. 8, no. 334.
    ContributionsWadeson, Nigel., University of Reading. Dept. of Economics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17422660M

      As this book shows, his thinking on the nature of the firm has consistently evolved and developed into a unique perspective. It will be of direct relevance for scholars in fields such as strategy, organization theory, marketing and international business.' Nicolai J. Foss, Bocconi University, ItalyAuthor: Birger Wernerfelt.   This book offers a vision of the economy as a system of structured information flow. The structuring is effected by institutions, and in particular by firms, which specialize in processing the information needed to allocate resources s: 1.

      The underlying theory is that a company's ability to gather, analyze, and use information is a necessary requirement for business success in the information age. (See organizational learning.) In order to do this, Senge claimed that an organization would need to be structured such that: [3]. Besanko, Dranove, Shanley, and Schaefer have collaborated for over 15 years to build an introductory business course that combines basic concepts from economic theory of the firm and industrial organization with ideas from modern strategy for undergraduate managerial economics and business strategy courses, Economics of.

      Reputation and corporate strategy; A review of recent theory and application. Strategic Management Journal, 9: – Google Scholar; Wright P., Ferris S. Agency conflict and corporate strategy: The effect of divestment on corporate value. Strategic management Journal, 77– Google Scholar. The first fault of internalization theory was the main focus on transaction cost minimization as opposed to seeing the potential value created by the foreign entity. In the same light, the second fault neglects the value in development of new advantages and instead unnecessarily focused on exploiting existing firm-specific advantages.


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