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Alfred Chandler and knowledge management within the firm

David C. Mowery

in Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695683
eISBN:
9780191738265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695683.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

This chapter examines the role of knowledge management, defined as the management of processes affecting the creation, communication, distribution, and exploitation of knowledge concerning corporate ... More


The hand of corporate management in capital allocations: patterns of investment in multi- and single-business firms

David Bardolet, Dan Lovallo, and Richard Rumelt

in Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695683
eISBN:
9780191738265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695683.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

One of Chandler’s basic insights was that the new organizational structures adopted after the 1920s reflected a specialization of the roles of business and corporate managers. Business managers ... More


A Corporate View of Business Model Innovation

Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, Joan E. Ricart, and Jorge Tarziján

in Business Model Innovation: The Organizational Dimension

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198701873
eISBN:
9780191771606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701873.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This chapter analyses the fundamental economics underlying corporate business model innovations. The chapter describes how by choosing internally consistent configurations of policies, assets, and ... More


Theories of the Firm and Open Innovation

Wim Vanhaverbeke and Myriam Cloodt

in New Frontiers in Open Innovation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199682461
eISBN:
9780191762895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682461.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Open innovation (OI) has only sporadically been related to existing theoretical frameworks. The chapter starts by connecting OI to business and corporate strategy. Secondly, the relations with ... More


Introduction

Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

in The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

In the introduction to the history of Swiss Reinsurance Company Tobias Straumann describes the main challenges the company encountered throughout its 150 years of history. He lists underwriting and ... More


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