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La théorie positive de l'agence:positionnement et apports

  • Gérard Charreaux


    (Université de Bourgogne)

Souvent confondue avec la théorie des coûts de transaction ou avec la théorie principal-agent, la théorie positive de l'agence possède un statut original, dû notamment à l'importance attribuée au lien entre l'efficience et l'utilisation optimale de la connaissance spécifique. L'article poursuit trois objectifs. Premièrement, il rappelle les composantes centrales de la théorie. Deuxièmement, il vise à en rectifier la lecture habituelle. Troisièmement, il cherche à montrer la diversité des questions traitées au sein des sciences de gestion grâce à cette théorie.

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Paper provided by Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations in its series Working Papers CREGO with number 0991201.

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Date of creation: Dec 1999
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Publication status: published in la Revue d'Economie Industrielle n°92, 2e et 3e trimestres 2000, p.193-214.
Handle: RePEc:dij:wpfarg:0991201
Note: publié dans la Revue d'Economie Industrielle n°92, 2e et 3e trimestres 2000, p.193-214.
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