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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The transformation of state-owned enterprises into privately owned ones is commonly referred to as 'privatization'. Just as important as this process, though sometimes not given the attention it deserves and requires, is the establishment and expansion of new private firms. This book analyzes new entrepreneurial firms that emerge and occasionally flourish... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
In this second edition of Privatization, Regulation and Deregulation , the author has updated and augmented the original material to take account of developments over the last 5 years. This volume includes ten completely new chapters and coverage of the critical period from 1981to the present. The book provides a unique insight into the privatization... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Climates of Competition studies the innovations and manoeuvres of geographically proximate competitors to further understand the nature and dynamics of competition. Through case-studies of manufacturers competing for shares in three industrial markets - agricultural machinery, processing equipment and heavy lifting equipment - a detailed picture... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Why is competition between institutions usually viewed in a negative light, when competition is considered positive in most other economic contexts? This volume introduces perspectives on this issue, analytically and empirically exploring reasons for this perception. It is suitable for students and scholars of economics and political economy. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
Do political decentralisation and inter-state competition favour innovation and growth? There has long been a lively debate surrounding this question, going back to David Hume and Immanuel Kant. This book is a new attempt to test its veracity. The existing literature tends to assume that the beneficial effects of inter-state competition have been confined... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.95 US$ 29.07
Joseph Bowring places the dual economy in a historical context and analyzes the evolution of core and periphery competition. He also refines the dual economy hypothesis and provides strong new empirical support for it. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 29.00
Rivalry is an attempt to understand facets of entrepreneurial societies by integrating the economic analysis with historical, political and psychological considerations, customarily shunned by economists. The author argues that decisions to make new business ventures, and readiness to take risks are both related to concepts of ranking hierarchies on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 88.95
This text gives an analysis of privatization and restructuring by the Treuhandanstalt in East Germany. It also addresses the theoretical and conceptual problems of large-scale privatization in the transformation process. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 20.99
There is a moral to this book, a bit of Confucian wisdom often ignored in social network analysis: "Worry not that no one knows you, seek to be worth knowing." In this book Burt builds on his celebrated work to examine the cases of analysts, bankers, and managers, and find that rewards, in fact, do go to people with well-connected colleagues. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This book addresses the widespread concern regarding British industry's ability to compete internationally. Through an analysis of the UK automotive components sector, the author examines the central issues at the core of the competitiveness debate and outlines why there has been such a widespread and severe decline in the performance of British manufacturing.... more...