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The Economics of Systems Integration: Towards an Evolutionary Interpretation

Giovanni Dosi, Mike Hobday, Luigi Marengo, and Andrea Prencipe

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263233
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263233.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter explores some theoretical elements of the economics of systems integration (and disintegration) by placing the idea of systems integration within the context of evolutionary economics. ... More


The Effects of Technological Change on the Boundaries of Existing Firms

Paul L. Robertson and Gianmario Verona

in Flexibility and Stability in the Innovating Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290475
eISBN:
9780191603495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290474.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter explores the reciprocal relationship between technological innovation and the boundaries of the firm, and the paths in which firm boundaries might be expected to follow under different ... More


The Economics of Systems Integration: Towards an Evolutionary Interpretation

Giovanni Dosi, Mike Hobday, Luigi Marengo, and Andrea Prencipe

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199263226
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263221.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Explores some theoretical elements of the economics of systems integration (and disintegration) by placing the idea of systems integration within the context of evolutionary economics. The authors ... More


Knowledge, the Firm, and the Market

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

Adam Smith's notion of the ‘invisible hand’ is countered with Chandler's notion of a ‘visible hand’ that replaces market mechanisms in coordination and allocation of resources. Firms continued to ... More


Economic Nationalism and the Growth of the Confederate State

John Majewski

in Modernizing a Slave Economy: The Economic Vision of the Confederate Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832516
eISBN:
9781469603278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882375_majewski.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter shows how the “visible hand” of an activist state made Confederates more likely to resort to far stronger state action when war endangered the survival of slavery. Whether it was ... More


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