Institutions, Communication And Values

Hardcover | August 12, 2009

byW. Dolfsma

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Institutions are man-made entities and their workings, as well as the changes they may undergo, is fundamentally imbued in language and communication. In analyzing the role of socio-cultural values, this book argues that communication and language is inseparable from both the economy and a meaningful understanding of insitutions.

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Institutions are man-made entities and their workings, as well as the changes they may undergo, is fundamentally imbued in language and communication. In analyzing the role of socio-cultural values, this book argues that communication and language is inseparable from both the economy and a meaningful understanding of insitutions.

WILFRED DOLFSMA is Professor of Innovation and Strategy at the University of Groningen School of Economics and Business, the Netherlands, and professorial fellow at Maastricht University (UNU-MERIT). He is both an economist and philosopher and holds a PhD in the former. He was 2005/6 research fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Ad...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.02 inPublished:August 12, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230223796

ISBN - 13:9780230223790

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Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures, Boxes
Preface
Introduction
Economy &--Society (How do they relate?)
Institutions, Institutional Change and Language
Structure, Agency and the Role of Values in Processes of Institutional Change
Silent Trade
Knowledge Coordination and Development via Market, Hierarchy and Gift Exchange
Making Knowledge Work in Organizations
Path Dependence in Organization
Consumption of Symbolic Goods
Law &--Economics: bankruptcy law
Conclusion
References
Index