ISBN-10:
0803978154
ISBN-13:
9780803978157
Pub. Date:
06/14/1994
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
European Business Systems: Firms and Markets in Their National Contexts / Edition 1

European Business Systems: Firms and Markets in Their National Contexts / Edition 1

by Richard Whitley

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ISBN-13: 9780803978157
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/14/1994
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Richard Whitley is Professor of Organizational Sociology at the Manchester Business School, Manchester University. He is the author of Business Systems in East Asia: Firms, Markets and Societies (Sage, 1992).

Table of Contents

Introduction - Richard Whitley
PART ONE: THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS
Societies, Firms and Markets - Richard Whitley
The Social Structuring of Business Systems
National Business Recipes - Keijo R[um]as[um]anen and Richard Whipp
A Sector Perspective
PART TWO: NATIONAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS IN EUROPE
Introduction - Richard Whitley
European Business Systems - Christel Lane
Britain and Germany Compared
European Business Systems - Ad van Iterson and Ren[ac]e Olie
The Dutch Case
Strategies Against Structure - Peer Hull Kristensen
Institutions and Economic Organization in Denmark
A Dominant Business Recipe - Kari Lilja, Keijo R[um]as[um]anen and Risto Tainio
The Forest Sector in Finland
Small Country Business Systems - Jane Marceau
Australia, Denmark and Finland Compared
PART THREE: BUSINESS SYSTEMS, INDUSTRIAL SECTORS AND STRATEGIC CHOICES
Introduction - Richard Whitley
Business Systems, Industrial Wisdom and Corporate Strategies - Bo Hellgren and Leif Melin
Business Systems, Consumption and Change - David Knights, Glenn Morgan and Fergus Murray
Personal Financial Services in Italy
The Societal Construction of Labour Flexibility - Jacqueline O'Reilly
Employment Strategies in Retail Banking in Britain and France
Firm Development and Diversification Strategies as Products of Economic Cultures - J M Nishida and S G Redding
The Japanese and Hong Kong Textile Industries
PART FOUR: CONCLUSION
The Comparative Study of Business Systems in Europe - Richard Whitley
Issues and Choices

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