The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science / Edition 288

The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science / Edition 288

by Richard Whittington, Michael Mayer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199242089

ISBN-13: 9780199242085

Pub. Date: 02/01/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book examines the evolving strategies and structure of large European firms in comparative and historical context. Although European corporations still differ in terms of ownership and management, they are adopting increasingly similar organizational structures and diversification strategies. The authors explain recent corporate developments by extending

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Overview

This book examines the evolving strategies and structure of large European firms in comparative and historical context. Although European corporations still differ in terms of ownership and management, they are adopting increasingly similar organizational structures and diversification strategies. The authors explain recent corporate developments by extending Alfred Chandler's original model of strategy and structure to include conglomerate diversification and the more integrated 'networked multidivisional' structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199242085
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Change, Context, and the Corporation
2. Chandler and Context
3. Scale, Scope, and Structure
4. Corporate Careers and Control
5. Changing Strategies
6. Changing Structures
7. Strategy, Structure, and Politics
8. Concluding for the Corporation
Appendix I. Strategic and Structural Classification of French, German, and United Kingdom Firms
Appendix II. Methodology

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