|aHandbook of Economic Organization :|bIntegrating Economic and Organization Theory /|cedited by Anna Grandori, Professor of Business Organization, Bocconi University, Italy.
|aCheltenham, UK :|bEdward Elgar,|cc2013.
|aCheltenham, UK :|bEdward Elgar,|c
|aix, 626 pages :|billustrations ;|c25 cm
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aINTRODUCTION Economic organization as an object of study and as an emerging disciplinary field / Anna Grandori -- PART I THE MICRO-FOUNDATIONS OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION: EXTENDING BEHAVIORAL ASSUMPTIONS ON KNOWLEDGE, INTEREST, AND RATIONALITY -- 1 Models of rationality in economic organization: 'economic', 'experiential' and 'epistemic' / Anna Grandori -- 2 Motivation governance / Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey -- 3 Cognition and governance: why incentives have to take a back seat / Siegwart Lindenberg -- 4 Knowledge governance: meaning, origins and implications / Nicolai J. Foss -- PART II THE CONSTITUTION OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN INTERACTING AND CONTRACTING -- 5 Contracts: coordination across firm boundaries / Victor P. Goldberg -- 6 The enterprise as community: firms, towns, and universities / Scott E. Masten -- 7 Ethics, economic organization and the social contract / Lorenzo Sacconi -- 8 Language and economic organization / Massimo Warglien -- PART III THE SHAPING OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN DESIGN AND EVOLUTION -- 9 Organizational adaptation and evolution: Darwinism versus Lamarckism? / Geoffrey M. Hodgson -- 10 Exaptation in innovation processes: theory and models / Giovanni Bonifati and Marco Villaini
|a11 Interdependence and organization design / Phanish Puranam and Marlo Raveendran -- 12 Dynamics of organizational structure / Nicholas Argyres and Todd R. Zenger -- 13 Design rules for dynamic organization design: the contribution of computational modeling / Richard M. Burton and Barge Obel -- 14 Organizational formation and change: lessons from economic laboratory experiments / Peter H. Kriss and Roberto Weber -- PART IV HUMAN RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN ASSETS AND ACTORS -- 15 Human capital and property rights / Anna Grandori -- 16 The economic organization of employment: systems in human resource management and industrial relations / Bruce E. Kaufman -- 17 Organization of work practices and productivity: an assessment of research on world-class manufacturing / Riccardo Leoni -- PART V TECHNICAL ASSETS AND ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN DETERMINANTS AND OPPORTUNITIES -- 18 Technical assets and property rights / Ugo Pagano -- 19 Open innovation and organizational boundaries: task decomposition, knowledge distribution and the locus of innovation / Karim R. Lakhani, Hila Lifshitz-Assaf and Michael L. Tushman
|a20 Modularity and economic organization: concepts, theory, observations, and predictions / Ron Sanchez and Joseph T. Mahoney -- 21 The organizational design of high-tech start-ups: state of the art and directions for future research / Massimo G. Colombo and Cristina Rossi-Lamastra -- PART VI FORMS OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION BETWEEN DISCRETE ALTERNATIVES AND COMBINATIVE CONFIGURATIONS -- 22 Entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial governance and economic organization / Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein -- 23 The four functions of corporate personhood / Margaret M. Blair -- 24 Worker cooperatives and democratic governance / John Pencavel -- 25 Internal and external hybrids and the nature of joint ventures / Jean-Francois Hennarl -- 26 Interfirm cooperatives / George Hendrikse and Li Feng -- 27 The governance of franchising networks / Josef Windsperger -- 28 Subcontracting relationships / Ruth Rama and Adelheid Holl -- 29 Public economic organization / Jan-Erik Lane -- CONCLUSIONS Integrating economic and organization theory: products, problems and prospects / Anna Grandori.