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- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 40.43
Information and Organization offers a vision of the economy as a system of structured information flow, counterbalancing the more conventional view of a simple flow of material goods. The structuring is effected by institutions and, in particular, by firms, which specialize in processing the. information needed to allocate resources. In place of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book integrates the work of economists, management scientists and business historians. It applies the related concepts of transaction costs, internalisation, corporate strategy and market structure to explain the historical process of corporate growth in the international economy. Each chapter is written by a scholar who has specialized in a... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2000; US$ 40.00
This work seeks to set out a new agenda for international business research. The author, Mark Casson, asserts that it is time to move the subject on from sterile debates about transaction cost economies and resource-based theories of the firm. Instead of focusing on the individual firm, the new agenda focuses on the global systems view of international... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2000; US$ 40.00
This work seeks to offer a broad perspective and important practical insights into economic institutions, focusing on dynamic issues such as entrepreneurship and ethical leadership, which are crucial to institutional growth. Mark Casson analyzes economic institutions from an integrated social science perspective. This perspective is based on the rational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
First published in 1986, this work reports the results of the Leverhulme project on multinationals and intermediate product trade based at the University of Reading during the academic year 1982/3. Chapter 1 summaries the main results of this project. Part I focuses upon the theoretical component of world trade, dealing with both the theories... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
Covering the period c.1200-c.2000, this book provides an innovative investigation of entrepreneurship in a long-run historical perspective, presenting new insights into the personal characteristics of successful business people and deepening our understanding of the roots of industrialization and economic growth. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
?Big data? is now readily available to economic historians, thanks to the digitisation of primary sources, collaborative research linking different data sets, and the publication of databases on the internet. Key economic indicators, such as the consumer price index, can be tracked over long periods, and qualitative information, such as land use,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95
The papers in this volume demonstrate that it can be fruitful to apply institutional theory to business history. In addition, the volume shows that the wider study of the institutional environment is inseparable from the study of business. It is clear, however, that although 'institutionalism' in business history has a long pedigree, many areas of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
The key writings by the authors on the future of the multinational enterprise published over the last thirty years. It contains seminal pieces with a new introduction and conclusion to tie these pieces together in a comprehensive overview of the theory of the multinational enterprise. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 115.00
This is one of the most influential studies of multinational enterprises ever published. As a book that revolutionised the field, it includes a critical examination of empirical observations about FDI, offers a long-run theory and other alternative theories of the multinational enterprise, as well as looking at the world's largest firms and offering... more...