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Foundations of Organizational Strategy

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$45.00 • £39.95 • €40.95

ISBN 9780674005648

Publication Date: 03/02/2001


430 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 line illustrations, 26 tables


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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • I. Fundamental Building Blocks of the Theory
    • 1. The Nature of Man
    • 2. Self-Interest, Altruism, Incentives, and Agency Theory
    • 3. Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs, and Ownership Structure
    • 4. Specific and General Knowledge and Organizational Structure
    • 5. Organization Theory and Methodology
  • II. Residual Claims and Organizational Forms
    • 6. Agency Problems and Residual Claims
    • 7. Separation of Ownership and Control
  • III. Compensation
    • 8. Compensation and Incentives: Practice versus Theory
    • 9. Performance Pay and Top-Management Incentives
    • 10. CEO Incentives: It’s Not How Much You Pay, But How
  • IV. Organizational Applications of the Theory
    • 11. Science, Specific Knowledge, and Total Quality Management
    • 12. Divisional Performance Measurement
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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