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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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The far side of international business: local initiatives in the global workshop

Gard Hopsdal Hansen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8625 words.

This article presents a case study of the entry of two Norwegian lifeboat companies into the Chinese production system. Rather than merely studying the situation through the eyes of these...

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The Interplay of Formal and Relational Contracts: Evidence from Movies

Ricard Gil.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

June 2013; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13099 words.

This article empirically examines the interplay of formal and relational contracting in the Spanish movie industry. Using institutional knowledge, I extend the existing theory on explicit...

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Resource partitioning revisited: evidence from Italian television broadcasting

Samira Reis, Giacomo Negro, Olav Sorenson, Fabrizio Perretti and Alessandro Lomi.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2013; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services. 9955 words.

The theory of resource partitioning proposes that competition among generalists in the center of a market can trigger a process of resource release that engenders a proliferation of...

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You too, Brutus? Category demise in Rotterdam warehousing, 1871–2011

Jeroen G. Kuilman and Hugo van Driel.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2013; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Sociology; Production and Organizations. 14331 words.

To counterbalance the proliferation of studies on the emergence of new organizational categories, this study asked how organizational categories disappear. In a historical case study of vem...

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