Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Paperback | April 30, 1999

EditorGiovanni Dosi, David J. Teece, Josef Chytry

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This book brings together the work of leading international thinkers working in the overlapping areas of economics, organization studies, business history, corporate strategy, and innovation. There is a growing awareness that the perspectives of a single discipline are unable to capture andexplain the complexities and dynamics of firm behaviour, organizational structure, and corporate strategy. All the chapters in this book are drawn from the pioneering journal Industrial and Corporate Change opening up the inter-disciplinary coverage of the journal to a wider readership. Here readers will find extensive and original contributions from economists Oliver Williamson, Richard Nelson, andMartin Fransman; sociology and organization theorists Mark Granovetter and Gary Hamilton; business historians William Lazonick and Jonathan West; innovation scholars Parimal Patel, Keith Pavitt, and Giovanni Dosi; and business strategists David Teece and Gary Pisano. This book will be vital reading for all those who want to get to grips with the best of current international thinking on the dynamic interplay of technology, organization, and competition.

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This book brings together the work of leading international thinkers working in the overlapping areas of economics, organization studies, business history, corporate strategy, and innovation. There is a growing awareness that the perspectives of a single discipline are unable to capture andexplain the complexities and dynamics of firm ...

Giovanni Dosi is a Professor of Economics. David Teece is a Mitsubishi Bank Professor in International Business and Finance, Haas School of Business.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:356 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.79 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

David Teece and Giovanni Dosi: Introduction1. Martin Fransman: Information, Knowledge, Vision, and Theories of the Firm2. Mark Granovetter: Coase Revisited: Business Groups in the Modern Economy3. Gary G. Hamilton and Robert C. Feenstra: Varieties of Hierarchies and Markets: an Introduction4. William Lazonick and Jonathan West: Organizational Integration and Competitive Advantage: Explaining Strategy and Performance in American Industry5. R. R. Nelson: The Co-Evolution of Technology, Industrial Structure, and Supporting Institutions6. Parimal Patel and Keith Pavitt: Uneven (and Divergent) Technological Accumulation among Advanced Countries: Evidence and a Framework of Explanation7. Richard S. Rosenbloom and Clayton M. Christensen: Technological Discontinuities, Organizational Capabilities, and Strategic Commitments8. David Teece and Gary Pisano: The Dynamic Capabilities of Firms: an Introduction9. O. E. Williamson: Transaction Cost Economics and Organization Theory