Firm Objectives, Controls and Organization: The Use of Information and the Transfer of Knowledge within the Firm

Firm Objectives, Controls and Organization: The Use of Information and the Transfer of Knowledge within the Firm

by Gunnar Eliasson

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401072182
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/11/2013
Series: Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation , #8
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures. List of Tables. Foreword. Part I: Theory. I. The Economics of Innovations, Coordination, Selection, and Knowledge Transfer. II. The Organization of Production, Markets and Administrative Control Systems - A General Theory of Innovation and Information, or the Experimentally Organized Economy. III. The Firm as an Experimental Machine - Its Decision Problem. Part II: Practice. IV. The Firm - Its Control System in Practice. V. The Universal Information System - A Fantasy or a Feasible New Product? VI. The Experimental Evolution of a New Information Product. Part III: A Chronicle of Events that Mark the Experimental Evolution of a New Information Product. VII. Systems Components and the New Information Product Defined. Supplement 1: Office automation and business information systems makers - announcement of entry. Supplement 2: Spin-off, start-up and major innovations chronology. Supplement 3: Interviewed firms. Subject Index. Bibliography. Appended as diskette: A Chronicle of Events that Mark the Experimental Evolution of a New Information Product.

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