Economics, organization, and management
- Paul Milgrom, John Roberts.
- Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1992.
- Physical description
- xvii, 621 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- I. THE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK.
- 1. Does Organization Matter?
- 2. Economic Organization and Efficiency. II. THEORIES OF COORDINATION AND MOTIVATION.
- 3. Using Prices for Coordination and Motivation.
- 4. Coordinating Plans and Actions.
- 5. Incentives and Motivation.
- 6. Moral Hazard.
- 7. Risk Sharing and Incentive Contracts.
- 8. Rents and Efficiency. III. COORDINATION, MOTIVATION, AND MANAGEMENT.
- 9. Ownership and Property Rights.
- 10. Employment Policy and Human-Resource Management.
- 11. Internal Labor Markets, Job Assignments, and Promotions.
- 12. Compensation and Motivation.
- 13. Executive and Managerial Compensation. IV. DESIGNING AND CHOOSING ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS.
- 14. The Classical Theory of Investments and Finance.
- 15. Financial Structure, Ownership, and Corporate Control.
- 16. The Boundaries and Structure of the Firm. Glossary. Author and Subject Indexes.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
A systematic treatment of the economics of the modern firm, this book draws on the insights of a variety of areas in modern economics and other disciplines, but presents a coherent, consistent, innovative treatment of the central problems in organizations of motivating people and coordinating their activities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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