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Back-office intricacy: the description of financial objects in an investment bank

Fabian Muniesa, Dominique Chabert, Marceline Ducrocq-Grondin and Susan V. Scott.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Investment Banking; Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information and Communication Technologies. 10547 words.

The complexity of contemporary finance translates into what we call the problem of “description”: the problem of constructing robust, flexible, portable, and mutually compatible depictions...

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Dockwra [Dockwray], William (bap. 1635?, d. 1716), promoter of the penny post and copper and brass manufacturer

Joan Day.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Information and Communication Technologies. 1238 words.

Dockwra [Dockwray], William (bap. 1635?, d. 1716), promoter of the penny post and copper and brass manufacturer, was born in the parish of St Olave Jewry, London, and was almost certainly...

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Freeling, Sir George Henry (1789–1841)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Information and Communication Technologies; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 6 words.

See Freeling, Sir Francis, first baronet

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Lampson, Sir Curtis Miranda, first baronet (1806–1885), fur merchant and telegraph cable promoter

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Information and Communication Technologies; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 409 words.

Lampson, Sir Curtis Miranda, first baronet (1806–1885), fur merchant and telegraph cable promoter, the fourth son of William Lampson of Newhaven, Vermont, USA, and his wife, Rachel,...

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Pender, Sir John (1816–1896), textile merchant and telegraph entrepreneur

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Information and Communication Technologies. 1256 words.

Pender, Sir John (1816–1896), textile merchant and telegraph entrepreneur, was born on 10 September 1816, at Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, the second child of James Pender, textile...

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Vertical Integration and Information Technology Investment in the Insurance Industry

Chris Forman and Anne Gron.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2011; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Information and Communication Technologies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13898 words.

In this paper, we examine whether frictions created by differences in firm boundaries affect the speed with which firms adopt new Information Technology. Using a rich dataset on...

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