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Strategic decision making in publicly traded professional service companies: an exploration of senior professional participation in acquisition decision processes

Mark E. Pickering.

in Journal of Professions and Organization

July 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Ownership and Organization of Enterprises; Industry Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11470 words.

Abstract

The recent emergence of publicly traded professional service firms (PSFs) has raised questions as to the previously theorized advantages of...

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Vertical Integration of Production Agriculture Into Value-Added Niche Markets: The Case of Wheat Montana Farms & Bakery

Gary W. Brester.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

This case considers the complex decision making required to vertically integrate forward from the production of raw agricultural commodities into value-added niche markets. Wheat Montana...

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BEHAVIORAL ANTITRUST: NOT READY FOR THE MAIN STAGE

Roger Van den Bergh.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 12477 words.

Antitrust law is firmly grounded in rational choice theory. The behavioral antitrust literature introduces irrationality into the analysis of the reasons and effects of firms' behavior....

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Governing Adaptation

Heikki Rantakari.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economics; Corporate Governance. 13294 words.

To remain competitive, an organization must both respond to information about its environment and coordinate its activities. We analyse how the allocation of decision rights within an...

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Making, Buying, and Concurrent Sourcing: Implications for Operating Leverage and Stock Beta

Bart M. Lambrecht, Grzegorz Pawlina and João C. A. Teixeira.

in Review of Finance

May 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 12660 words.

We present a real options model of a firm’s make-or-buy decision under demand uncertainty. “Making” is subject to decreasing returns to scale, fixed costs, and capital investment. “Buying”...

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Organizational Design and Environmental Volatility

Heikki Rantakari.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

June 2013; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations. 13359 words.

I investigate the link between a firm's operating environment and its preferred organizational structure, as determined by the allocation of decision rights, the compensation structure of...

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Managerial vision bias and cooperative governance

Wendong Deng and George W. J. Hendrikse.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics. 12661 words.

What causes firms to behave the way they do when they face different investment opportunities? We argue that both people and processes are behind the decision-making of project...

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