Managerial economic organizations

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Résumé de Managerial economic organizations

KEY BENEFIT: With this book, Acs and Gerlowski have bridged the gap between the traditional and organizational approaches to managerial economics. The approach throughout is designed to accurately reflect the changing business environment and integrate coverage with traditional business disciplines. KEY TOPICS: It is the first book to integrate the economics of organization into undergraduate managerial economics, opening with the economics of exchange and systematically deve loping the theory of economic organization.

Sommaire de Managerial economic organizations

1. Introduction: Firms and Managing Them.
I. THE EFFICIENCY OF MARKETS.
2. Competitive Exchange.
3. The Neoclassical Theory of the Firm.
4. Efficiency, the Price System and Organization.
5. Property Rights, Ownership and Efficiency.
II. THE ECONOMICS OF ORGANIZATION.
6. Organizational Tools.
7. Contracts: Motivation Through Agreement.
8. Contracts: Issues of Discourse.
9. Distribution, Rents and Efficiency.
III. ORGANIZATION, OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL.
10. Modern Financial Theory.
11. Corporate Control and Economic Efficiency.
IV. MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES.
12. The Employment Relationship.
13. The Employment Experience.
V. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AS A DYNAMIC PROCESS.
14. The Evolution of the Modern Firm.
15. Core Competencies, Organization and Strategy.
16. Organizational Strategy and Strategic Alliances.
17. An International Comparison of Organizational Styles.
Glossary.
Index.

Commentaire de Managerial economic organizations

  • the text has five highly original and easy to understand chapters on the economics of organization, answering the question of why firms exist. It allows the reader to examine economic efficiency from both outside of the firm and within the organization for the first time in one text.
  • Uses many real world examples from the popular business press to demonstrate key points, explaining each with economic tools.
    • designed to appeal to AACSB accredited institutions, using such real-world examples as the caterpillar strike to unfold the concept of bargaining.
  • Draws upon economic theory to create a treatment of managerial issues that is integrated with traditional business disciplines, including finance, human resource