Managerial Economics & Organizational Architecture / Edition 5

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Overview

Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture, 5e helps the student to gain an understanding of the basic tools of economics used to solve important business problems. It also provides an in-depth analysis of the firm and corporate governance topics. The Fifth Edition has an improved focus on decision-making and managerial applications, within the structure of an organization.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073375823
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 10/17/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 736
  • Sales rank: 157,647
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

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Table of Contents

PART 1: Basic ConceptsChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Economists' View of BehaviorChapter 3: Markets, Organizations, and the Role of KnowledgePART 2: Managerial EconomicsChapter 4: DemandChapter 5: Production and CostChapter 6: Market StructureChapter 7: Pricing with Market PowerChapter 8: Economics of Strategy: Creating and Capturing ValueChapter 9: Economics of Strategy: Game TheoryChapter 10: Incentive Conflicts and ContractsPART 3: Designing Organizational ArchitectureChapter 11: Organizational ArchitectureChapter 12: Decision Rights: The Level of EmpowermentChapter 13: Decision Rights: Bundling Tasks into Jobs and SubunitsChapter 14: Attracting and Retaining Qualified EmployeesChapter 15: Incentive CompensationChapter 16: Individual Performance EvaluationChapter 17: Divisional Performance EvaluationCapstone Case Study on Organizational Architecture: Arthur Andersen LLPPART 4: Applications of Organizational ArchitectureChapter 18: Corporate GovernanceChapter 19: Vertical Integration and OutsourcingChapter 20: Leadership: Motivating Change within OrganizationsChapter 21: Understanding the Business Environment: The Economics of RegulationChapter 22: Ethics and Organizational ArchitectureChapter 23: Organizational Architecture and the Process of Management InnovationGlossaryIndex

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2014

    This book was required reading for an economics class, so I was

    This book was required reading for an economics class, so I was forced to purchase. McGraw-Hill should be embarrassed printing a book of such poor quality. The equations lack quality explanations and the general text sections are written so poorly it is hard to follow the author's thought process. It appears the authors are attempting to use "big" words and cliches that they do not understand, which leaves the reader wondering what was meant by the sentences. Examples were provided to explain a theory, but never identify how it connects. It is also apparent that there are several authors as the writing style changes frequently. I had to conduct extensive online research just to understand the concepts being presented, before I conducted my research to complete the assignments. This book was a waste of my time and I risked my GPA on this material. I am thankful I had a good instructor.

    If you are required to purchase this for a course, look now for other material to help you through the course, and good luck to you. If you are searching for a text book to teach economics please do the students a favor and find another source!

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