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The Governance of the Knowledge-Intensive Firm in an Industry Life Cycle Approach

In: Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm

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  • Jackie Krafft
  • Jacques-Laurent Ravix

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In recent years, applied studies have shown widespread, profound and increasing heterogeneity across firms in terms of their strategy, organization arrangement and performance. This book investigates the diversity of business firms, offering a picture of the different organizational settings they adopt in their endeavour to cope with increasing competitive pressure.

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  • Jackie Krafft & Jacques-Laurent Ravix, 2009. "The Governance of the Knowledge-Intensive Firm in an Industry Life Cycle Approach," Chapters,in: Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm, chapter 3 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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