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Author Whittington, Richard, 1958-
Title The European corporation [electronic resource] : strategy, structure, and social science / Richard Whittington and Michael Mayer.
Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Business Source Complete    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xiii, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Business Source Complete
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: I Change, Context, and the Corporation -- 1.1 Changing strategies and structures -- 1.2 The corporation in context -- 1.3 Researching strategy and structure in Europe -- 1.4 Programme and proposal -- 2 Chandler and Context -- 2.1 Contextualizing Chandlerism -- 2.2 Postmodernism and context -- 2.3 Between Chandlerism and contextualism -- 2.4 Summary -- 3 Scale, Scope, and Structure -- 3.1 Scale -- 3.2 Scope -- 3.3 Explaining scope -- 3.4 Divisionalization and beyond -- 3.5 Summary -- 4 Corporate Careers and Control -- 4.1 Financial systems and corporate ownership -- 4.2 Managerial control -- 4.3 Management development -- 4.4 Summary -- 5 Changing Strategies -- 5.1 Measuring strategy -- 5.2 Strategy trends and transitions -- 5.3 Cross-national comparisons -- 5.4 Strategy and performance -- 5.5 Summary -- 6 Changing Structures -- 6.1 Measuring structure -- 6.2 National context and organizational structure -- 6.3 The network multidivisional -- 6.4 Structure and performance : -- 6.5 Summary -- 7 Strategy, Structure, and Politics -- 7.1 The politics of strategy and structure -- 7.2 Ownership and strategy -- 7.3 Ownership and structure -- 7.4 Summary -- 8 Concluding for the Corporation -- 8.1 The Chandlerian model renewed -- 8.2 Strategy, structure, and nations -- 8.3 The science of the corporation -- Appendix I: Strategic and Structural Classification of French, -- German, and United Kingdom Firms -- Appendix II: Methodology -- References -- Index.
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Subject Chandler, Alfred D. (Alfred Dupont), 1918-2007.
Corporations -- Europe.
Business planning -- Europe.
Added Author Mayer, Michael, 1965-
Business Source Complete
ISBN 0199242089
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