The Causal Structure of Long-Term Supply Relationships: An Empirical Test of a Generalized Transaction Cost Theory / Edition 1

The Causal Structure of Long-Term Supply Relationships: An Empirical Test of a Generalized Transaction Cost Theory / Edition 1

by Gjalt de Jong, Bart Nooteboom
     
 

The Causal Structure of Long-Term Supply Relationships is a primary so urce for scholars and students who want to learn about industrial orga nizations in an international perspective. It reviews the main theorie s, defines many concepts, offers an overview of literature on alliance s, and provides insights into the statistical techniques of LISREL. Li ttle

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The Causal Structure of Long-Term Supply Relationships is a primary so urce for scholars and students who want to learn about industrial orga nizations in an international perspective. It reviews the main theorie s, defines many concepts, offers an overview of literature on alliance s, and provides insights into the statistical techniques of LISREL. Li ttle background knowledge is required, since concepts are developed as the book progresses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792378372
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
05/31/2000
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 1.1 Scope and Purpose.- 1.2 Overview of Theory.- 1.3 Overview of Empirical Results.- 2 Theoretical Background.- 2.1 Introduction.- 2.2 Transaction Cost Economics.- 2.3 Limitations of Transaction Cost Economics.- 2.4 Competencies.- 2.5 Relational Features.- 2.5.1 Commitment.- 2.5.2 Trust.- 2.6 Conclusions.- 3 The Theoretical Model.- 3.1 Introduction.- 3.2 Definitions and Related Research.- 3.3 The Theoretical Model.- 3.3.1 Asset Specificity.- 3.3.2 Uncertainty.- 3.3.3 Value of the Partner.- 3.3.4 Commitment.- 3.3.5 Trust.- 3.4 Conclusions.- 4 Methods and Data.- 4.1 Introduction.- 4.2 A LISREL Approach.- 4.2.1 Models, Methods and Matrices.- 4.2.2 Model-Fit and Model-Modification.- 4.3 The Samples.- 4.4 Operationalization.- 4.5 Conclusions.- 5 Empirical Results.- 5.1 Introduction.- 5.2 The United States.- 5.2.1 Measurement Models.- 5.2.2 Testing the Hypotheses and Model-Fit.- 5.3 Japan.- 5.3.1 Measurement Models.- 5.3.2 Testing the Hypotheses and Model-Fit.- 5.4 Europe.- 5.4.1 Measurement Models.- 5.4.2 Testing the Hypotheses and Model-Fit.- 5.5 Conclusions.- 6 An International Comparison.- 6.1 Introduction.- 6.2 The Convergence of Long-Term Supply Relationships.- 6.2.1 A First Perspective on the Convergence.- 6.2.2 The United States versus Japan.- 6.2.3 The United States versus Europe.- 6.2.4 Japan versus Europe.- 6.3 The Third Way.- 6.4 Causal Loops.- 6.5 Conclusions.- 6.5.1 Point of Departure.- 6.5.2 Convergence within the Triad.- 6.5.3 Explaining the Convergence.- 6.5.4 Limitations and Further Research.- Appendix A Constructs, Items And Scales.

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