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Free‐Standing Firms

Mark Casson

in Information and Organization

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198297802
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596063 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198297807.003.0008
Free‐Standing Firms

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Applies the schematic representation of information systems to the debate over the nature and role of freestanding firms in the evolution of international business. It highlights the importance of distinguishing between the different types of information flow and resource flow involved in the operations of the free‐standing firm.

Keywords: firm; freestanding; information; systems

Chapter.  11531 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Microeconomics

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