The Nature of the New Firm: Beyond the Boundaries of Organizations and Institutions

The Nature of the New Firm: Beyond the Boundaries of Organizations and Institutions

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849803939
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edited by Killian J. McCarthy, Research Associate, University of Groningen, Maya Fiolet, Research Associate, VU University Amsterdam and Wilfred Dolfsma, Professor of Business Management & Organization, Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands

Table of Contents

Contents:
Introduction
Killian J. McCarthy, Maya Fiolet and Wilfred Dolfsma
PART I: WITHIN THE FIRM
Introduction to Part I: Organization Theorists Struggling with a View of Humankind – Power, Ethics and Top Management Teams
Sjoerd Beugelsdijk
1. Power, and the Destruction of Value in Mergers and Acquisitions
Claire E. Ashton-James, Killian J. McCarthy and Anca Dranca-Iacoban
2. Reinforcing Ethical Behavior through Organizational Architecture: A Hypothesized Relationship
Raymond O.S. Zaal
3. Industry Differences in Strategic Decision Making of Dutch Top Management Teams
Alexander S. Alexiev, Justin J.P. Jansen, Frans A.J. Van den Bosch and Henk W. Volberda
PART II: BETWEEN FIRMS
Introduction to Part II: New Firms Interacting
Wilfred Dolfsma and Geert Duysters
4. The Multifaceted Effects of Institutions on Firm Strategies and Entrepreneurial Actions
Michael A. Hitt and Tiago Ratinho
5. Profiting from Digitally Distributed Cultural Products: The Case of Content Producers in the Video Games Industry
G.J. (Joost) Rietveld
6. Serial Acquirers’ Reconfiguration Capability: Moving Beyond Existing Knowledge Boundaries
Nima Amiryany, Marleen Huysman, Ard-Pieter de Man and Myriam Cloodt
7. When Firms do not Benefit from Collaborative Experience: Differences in the Intensity and Nature of Interorganizational Relationships
Astrid A. ter Wiel and Paul W.L. Vlaar
PART III: BETWEEN FIRMS AND SOCIETY
Introduction to Part III: Exploring the Logic of Organizational Boundaries
Peter Groenewegen
8. The Impact of Works Councils on Productivity in Times of Reorganization
Saraï Sapulete, Arjen van Witteloostuijn, Annette van den Berg and Yolanda Grift
9. Corporate Entrepreneurship in the Non-profit Sector: Recombining Resources to Create Social Value
Maya Fiolet
10. Social and Nonprofit Marketing: Issues and Opportunities in Marketing Beyond Business
Charles B. Weinberg and Hsin-Hsuan Meg Lee
Index

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