Behavioral Theory of the Firm / Edition 2

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Overview

Behavioural Theory of the Firm has become a classic work in organizational theory, and is one of the most significant contributions to improving the theory of the firm. This second edition includes new material which puts the original text in a contemporary context.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631174516
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/4/1992
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 268
  • Sales rank: 1,211,448
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Cyert is President of the Carnegie Bosch Institute at the Carnegie Mellon University. He is also author/co-author of numerous books and has published over 100 articles in economics, management and behavioral sciences.

James March is Fred H Merrill Professor of Management, and Professor of Political Science and Sociology at Stanford University. He has jointly written many books and has written numerous articles on the subject of behavioral science.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures.

Acknowledgements.

Preface to Second Edition.

1. Introduction.

2. Antecedents of the Behavioral Theory of the Firm.

3. Organizational Goals.

4. Organizational Expectations.

5. Organizational Choice.

6. A Specific Price and Output Model.

7. A Summary of Basic Concepts in the Behavioral Theory of the Firm.

8. Some Implications.

9. An Epilogue.

Index.

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