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The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Alfred D. Chandler, Peter Hagstrom, and Örjan Sölvell


Business strategy is becoming increasingly ’pluralist’, drawing on the insights of different disciplines and business practice in different parts of the world. This book brings together, under three main headings, the work and ideas of leading international scholars working in the field: Part I, Technology in the firm (4 chapters); Strategy/organization (6 chapters); and Part III, Regions (8 chapters). The purpose of the book is to explore, from different perspectives, the dynamic interplay between the technology of a firm, its strategies, organizational choices, and issues of place, region, a ... More

Keywords: business practice, companies, dynamic firms, dynamics, firms, geographical factors, location, organization, organizational choices, regional factors, strategy, technology

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Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198296041
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198296045.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alfred D. Chandler, editor
Harvard University

Peter Hagstrom, editor
Stockholm School of Economics

Örjan Sölvell, editor
Stockholm School of Economics
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1 Perspectives on Firm Dynamics

Peter Hagström With Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Part I Technology in the Firm

3 Science, Technological Advance and Economic Growth

RIchard R. NElson and Nathan ROsenberg

Part II Strategy/Organization

10 A Theory of the Firm's Knowledge‐Creation Dynamics

Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi

Part III Regions

End Matter