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Title The changing boundaries of the firm [electronic resource] : explaining evolving inter-firm relations / edited by Massimo G. Colombo.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 264 pages) : illustrations.
Series Routledge studies in business organizations and networks ; 9
Routledge studies in business organization and networks ; 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Some introductory reflections; Alliance capitalism?; Reappraising the eclectic paradigm in an age of alliance capitalism; On knowledge and power in the theory of the firm; Blurring boundaries: new inter-firm relationships and the emergence of networked, knowledge-based oligopolies; Joint ventures, alliances, and hierarchical integration; The evolution of collaborative activity in the firm.
Summary This book offers a distinctive analysis of the relations and interplay between the internal activities of firms, their changing boundaries and increasing reliance on networks and alliances with other firms.
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Subject Interorganizational relations.
Communication in organizations.
Industrial concentration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Colombo, Massimo G.
Other Form: Print version: Changing boundaries of the firm. London ; New York : Routledge, 1998 (DLC) 97042868
ISBN 9780203443408
0203276663 (electronic bk.)
9780203276662 (electronic bk.)
9780415154703 (hbk.)
0415154707 (hbk.)
0415154707 (hbk.)