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Pattern in Corporate Evolution$
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Neil M. Kay

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780199242115

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.001.0001

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. Introduction

. Introduction

Chapter:
(p.xviii) (p.1) 1. Introduction
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Pattern in Corporate Evolution
Author(s):

NEIL M. KAY

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0001

This book discusses the nature of firms and what determines their boundaries. It also describes how firms organize resources to pursue the strategy represented by the boundaries of the firm. It is essentially a book about links, or a bundle of resources shared by different elements in the economic system, and how they may form patterns of resource allocation involving the firm.

Keywords:   firms, resources, boundaries, links, economic system, resource allocation

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