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The Resource Knowledge and competitive advantage : the coevolution of firms, technology, and national institutions, Johann Peter Murmann, (electronic resource)

Knowledge and competitive advantage : the coevolution of firms, technology, and national institutions, Johann Peter Murmann, (electronic resource)

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Knowledge and competitive advantage : the coevolution of firms, technology, and national institutions
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Knowledge and competitive advantage
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the coevolution of firms, technology, and national institutions
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Johann Peter Murmann
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Cambridge studies in the emergence of global enterprise
Knowledge and competitive advantage : the coevolution of firms, technology, and national institutions, Johann Peter Murmann, (electronic resource)
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Knowledge and competitive advantage : the coevolution of firms, technology, and national institutions, Johann Peter Murmann, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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multicolored
Contents
1: Introduction -- The puzzle -- Is this book for you? -- Key ideas in evolutionary theory -- Evolution of technology -- Evolution of institutions -- A sketch of coevolution -- The economics and science of dye-making -- The road ahead -- 2: Country-level performance differences and their institutional foundations -- Intriguing questions about industrial leadership -- Performance under the microscope -- Background information on the three countries -- National research and training systems -- Supporting organizations and the state -- The academic-industrial knowledge network -- Social organization of production at the shop floor -- Intellectual property right regimes -- 3: Three times two case studies of individual firms -- Purpose of the matched comparisons -- The cast of firms -- The world of pioneers (1857-65) -- Science unbound (1866-85) -- The age of Bayer (1886-1914) -- Did managerial action make a difference? -- 4: The coevolution of national industries and institutions -- Overview of collective strategies -- Forging a national science capability -- Lobbying for a supportive patent system -- Influencing tariff laws -- 5: Toward an institutional theory of competitive advantage -- Theoretical gaps -- Evolutionary interpretation of the key findings -- A theory of coevolution -- Implications for industrial organization studies -- Opportunities for future research on industrial development -- A technological history of dyes -- Short description of databases on firms and plants
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294 p.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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