A Theory of Production: Tasks, Processes, and Technical Practices
AbstractThis book presents a new theoretical framework for the analysis of production processes. It is based on a rigorous reconstruction of the intellectual heritage of economics, but also considers issues traditionally left aside by economists, such as the distinction between three dimensions of the production process (tasks, capabilities, and materials in process), the organizational approach to scale and size, and the idea that different institutional set-ups may be compatible with the same objective standard of efficiency.
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Bibliographic InfoThis book is provided by Oxford University Press in its series OUP Catalogue with number 9780198283737 and published in 1993.
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