Competence, Governance, and Entrepreneurship: Advances in Economic Strategy Research

Competence, Governance, and Entrepreneurship: Advances in Economic Strategy Research

by Nicolai J. Foss
     
 

ISBN-10: 019925981X

ISBN-13: 9780199259816

Pub. Date: 12/01/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"This volume brings together prominent voices on competence, governance, and entrepreneurship to advance and stimulate economic strategy research. By pooling and mobilizing intellectual resources of both competence and governance perspectives, the contributions show that an innovative joint venture between these two main perspectives can lead to a new avenue of future…  See more details below

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"This volume brings together prominent voices on competence, governance, and entrepreneurship to advance and stimulate economic strategy research. By pooling and mobilizing intellectual resources of both competence and governance perspectives, the contributions show that an innovative joint venture between these two main perspectives can lead to a new avenue of future research on strategic issues such as 'corporate growth', 'interfirm cooperation', and 'corporate entrepreneurship.'"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199259816
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
1Advancing Research on Competence, Governance, and Entrepreneurship1
Pt. AFundamental Perspectives
2Strategy Research: Competence and Governance Perspectives21
3The Knowledge-Based Approach and Organizational Economics: How much do they really Differ? And how does it Matter?55
4On the Tangled Discourse between Transaction Cost Economics and Competence-Based Views of the Firm80
Pt. BFirm Growth and Entrepreneurship
5Is there a Pilot in the Evolutionary Firm?95
6An Entrepreneurial Theory of the Firm116
7Organizing for Firm Growth: The Interaction between Resource-Accumulating and Organizing Processes146
8The Growth of Firms in Theory and Practice168
9The Growth of Firms187
Pt. CThe Dynamics of Governance
10Organizing for Innovation: Co-ordinating Distributed Innovation Capabilities209
11The Role of Prior Commitment in Governance Choice232
12Knowledge Maturity of Products, Modularity, and the Vertical Boundaries of the Firm250
13Inter-Firm Collaboration: Contractual and Capabilities-Based Perspectives276
14Multiple Considerations in Making Governance Choices: Implications of Transaction Cost Economics, Real Options Theory, and Knowledge-Based Theories of the Firm304
15Demand Uncertainty and Asset Flexibility: Incorporating Strategic Options in the Theory of the Firm318
Index333

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