Analysis of governance mode choices at the activity level

Bach, Norbert and Galvin, Peter (2009) Analysis of governance mode choices at the activity level. In: Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2009, 7-11 August 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Abstract

Various researchers have consistently called for theoretical explanations of firm boundary and governance mode choices that go beyond the truism that firms specialize in that what they are best capable of, transaction cost permitting. We thus develop a theoretical model that incorporates both transaction cost economics and an understanding of capabilities that produces competitive advantage/disadvantage. The result is an appreciation of which activities should be subject to four alternative governance modes –buy, concurrent sourcing, make, and concurrent exploitation. The logic of each of these and appropriate evidence is derived from the literature.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: N200 Management studies
N900 Others in Business and Administrative studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Business and Management
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2012 10:44
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:06
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/8572

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