Theories of the firm and alternative theories of firm behaviour: a critique.

Crossan, Kenny (2005) Theories of the firm and alternative theories of firm behaviour: a critique. International Journal of Applied Institutional Governance, 1 (1). ISSN 1747-6259

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The aim of this paper is to review the theoretical and quantitative literature which underpins the Theory of the Firm and alternative theories of firm behaviour.

In the first part of the study classical, managerial and behavioural theories of the firm are discussed and evaluated from a theoretical perspective.

The second part of the study comprises a review and a critique of the quantitative research undertaken in this area. Through the combination of the theoretical literature and the research literature, an attempt is made to evaluate the validity of each theory

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1747-6259
Uncontrolled Keywords: Theory of the firm; corporate governance; Firm behaviour;
University Divisions/Research Centres: The Business School > School of Management
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 650 Management & public relations > 658 General management
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Item ID: 4959
Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2012 13:56
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2012 13:56

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