Economics, organization, and management

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Prentice-Hall, 1992 - Business & Economics - 621 pages
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A systematic treatment of the economics of the modern firm, this book draws on the insights of a variety of areas in modern economics and other disciplines, but presents a coherent, consistent, innovative treatment of the central problems in organizations of motivating people and coordinating their activities. KEY TOPICS: Introduces the fundamental problems organizations encounter and explains why they occur. Discusses a number of patterns of response — showing why organizations are structured as they are, why they adopt the policies they do, and how they solve organizational problems themselves.

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Economic Organization and Efficiency
19
Markets and Management
55
Contracts Information and Incentives
125
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J. W. Roberts is the former Head of Classics at Eton College. He is the author of City of Sokrates (Routledge, 1998), a founder member of the JACT Ancient History Committee, and General Editor of the LACTOR series of translated sources for Greek and Roman history.

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