By Iain Munro. Information Warfare in Business provides a significant and interesting perspective on the concept of the network organization. It illustrates the relations between information technology and organization, and in particular, between business organizations and the recent revolution in military…. By Hans Werner Gottinger. Edited by Gerhard Bosch , Peter Philips. This collection draws on international comparisons from the main industrialized countries in a key field - the construction industry.
One only has to walk around almost any major city in the industrialized economies of the world to see how well the construction industry is doing and this study is a…. By Solomon Karmel , Justin Bryon. Developed from a study commissioned by the European Capital Markets Institute, this book examines the impact of private equity and capital markets on the development of small and medium sized enterprises SMEs in the United States and the European Union. It also seeks to understand the nature of…. Edited by Mike Dent , Stephen Whitehead.
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Supply Chains, Markets and Power takes resource-based thinking forward by stressing the need for a dynamic and entrepreneurial conception of resource acquisition and management. This book will be essential reading for all those with a professional or academic interest in supply chain management. By Rajesh Nellore.
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Edited by Olivier Coutard. This work examines the governance of large technical systems LTS at firm, imdustry and state levels and the interactions between the systems and society. In particular, international contributors explore the implications of major technological , economic and social changes during the last twenty….
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By Anna Dubois. The way in which industrial activities are organised among firms is a fundamental theoretical concern. In practice, firms have found these matters, referred to as make-or-buy issues, difficult to analyse.
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Edited by Ram Mudambi , Martin Ricketts. In recent years there has been a growth in work on the organization of the firm. The same period has also seen a corresponding rise in literature dealing with the organization of the multinational firm, but the two literatures have developed quite separately, even though insights from each have….
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