Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 June 2006

296 Pages | 10 tables, 4 figures


ISBN: 9780199205325

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Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy

The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Nicolai J. Foss

  • Critical perspectives on the basis for the way in which the knowledge economy changes the ways in which firms organize their activities and form strategy
  • Argues that knowledge-based and organizational economics approaches to the firm complement one another
  • Examines what organizational economics has to contribute to debates surrounding the efficiency of organizations, and strategy in the knowledge economy
  • Looks at the role of complementary HRM practices in fostering knowledge sharing and creation and the role of organizational instruments in the knowledge management activities of multinational firms

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