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Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Richard Whitley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Twenty-first century capitalism has been marked by an increasing international economic independence, and considerable differences between dominant economic systems of coordination and control. In ... More


The Comparative Analysis of Competing Capitalisms

Richard Whitley

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter presents a summary of the major ways of comparing the organization and control of economic activities in capitalist societies, and how different business systems vary in their dominance ... More


Changing Institutional Regimes and Business Systems: Endogenous and Exogenous Pressures on Postwar Systems of Economic Organization

Richard Whitley

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The changes in the prevalent postwar business systems of many OECD economies can be analysed by extending the analysis of the four ideal types of institutional regimes presented in Chapter 2 to ... More


The Contingent Nature of National Business Systems: Types of States and Complementary Institutions

Richard Whitley

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the four ideal types of states (arm's length, dominant developmental, business corporatist, and inclusive corporatist) that combine with particular features of allied ... More


Divergent Multinational Firms: Home and Host Economy Effects on Internationalization Strategies and Organizational Capabilities

Richard Whitley

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Multinational companies vary considerably in the extent to which they invest key resources in different kinds of market economy and encourage learning from these diverse environments. They therefore ... More


Overview of the US Business System

Ian Clark and Phil Almond

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the distinctive and evolving nature of the American model of capitalism, emphasizing the links between embedded features of the US national business system through a review of ... More


Corporate Governance Convergence in International Perspective

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar

in Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202607
eISBN:
9780191707896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

International convergence has been identified as a recent trend in corporate governance. However, current trends in German corporate governance point to an enhanced stakeholder form of corporate ... More


Innovation and the Transfer of Organizational Learning

Tony Edwards, David G. Collings, Javier Quintanilla, and Anne Tempel

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

It is commonly argued that a key factor shaping the competitive position of multinationals is their capability to identify innovations made within the firm, and subsequently transfer these across ... More


Multinationals and National Business Systems: A ‘Power and Institutions’ Perspective

Anthony Ferner and Anne Tempel

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter presents a conceptual framework for understanding the cross-national transfer of human resource management and employment relations policies in US multinationals. The framework draws on ... More


The Global and the Local: Understanding the Dialectics of Business Systems

Arndt Sorge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278909
eISBN:
9780191706820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278909.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The internationalization of business systems is interdependent with the re-enactment of societal differences in business institutions and culture. Combined approaches from social sciences, including ... More


Overview of the Host Business Systems

Tony Edwards, Paddy Gunnigle, Javier Quintanilla, and Hartmut Wächter

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter establishes the distinctive characteristics of the four host business systems: the UK, Germany, Ireland, and Spain. After providing an overview of the role of foreign, particularly US, ... More


Strategic Positions and Positional Strategies

Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin

in Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275625
eISBN:
9780191705809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275625.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The preceding chapters have narrated the ongoing struggles for position within APV as a global game seen from the perspective of four local players: three national subsidiaries and the corporate ... More


The Smaller Economies of Pacific Asia and Their Business Systems

Gordon Redding

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The historical background to the business systems of the smaller economies of Pacific Asia and the general characteristics of the region are discussed. While in most Western capitalist systems, the ... More


Corporate Careers and Control

RICHARD WHITTINGTON and MICHAEL MAYER

in The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on three particular elements of business systems: firm ownership; managerial control; and the careers of managerial élites. It draws on other wider data concerning these ... More


Norway: Raw Material Refinement and Innovative Companies in Global Dynamics

Eli Moen

in Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter sets out by asking whether Norway, as a petro-economy, is running the risk of falling into the natural resource trap. Though there is no answer to this question, the chapter ... More


Making Sense of Internationalization

Arndt Sorge

in The Global and the Local: Understanding the Dialectics of Business Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278909
eISBN:
9780191706820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278909.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This last chapter sums up the basic message and draws some conclusions. Rather than opposing convergence and divergence, how supranational convergence breeds new local divergence should be explained. ... More


Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Marie-Laure Djelic

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The author explores the convergent and divergent trends in the evolution of business systems and organization in Western Europe in the post-war period. She examines in ... More


Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Peer Hull Kristensen and Kari Lilja (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book is an original study of why and how Nordic countries by the turn of the century rated at the top on many socio-economic performance indexes. Why did they adapt to globalization and the ... More


The Co-evolution of Experimentalist Business Systems and Enabling Welfare States: Nordic Countries in Transition

Peer Hull Kristensen

in Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter motivates the search for explanations to the economic success of the Nordic countries, summarizes how they improved performances from the 1990s until the financial crisis of 2008, and ... More


Conclusion: Asian Business Systems—Changes, Causes, and Consequences

Xiaoke Zhang and Richard Whitley

in Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198729167
eISBN:
9780191795886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729167.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

In this book we have considered three questions: first, how dominant business systems have changed across Asian political economies since the early 1990s; second, how such changes can be understood ... More


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