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The vertical network organization as a specific governance structure: what are the challenges for incomplete contracts theories and what are the theoretical implications for the boundaries of the (hub-) firm?

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Departing from the seminal question that Coase raised in his 1937 work, this article discusses and assesses incomplete contracts theories' analyses of the firm's boundaries--notably transaction cost theory and the modern theory of property rights--by investigating the case of the vertical network organization (VNO) (...)
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  • Bernard Baudry & Virgile Chassagnon, 2012. "The vertical network organization as a specific governance structure: what are the challenges for incomplete contracts theories and what are the theoretical implications for the boundaries of the (hub," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 16(2), pages 285-303, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:16:y:2012:i:2:p:285-303
    DOI: 10.1007/s10997-010-9148-z
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