Research Output

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

  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

  • Type:

    Article

  • Date:

    30 November 2004

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Publisher

    International Management Journals

  • Library of Congress:

    HD28 Management. Industrial Management

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    658 General management

Citation

Crossan, K. (2004). Theories of the firm and alternative theories of firm behaviour: a critique.

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Keywords

Theory of the firm; corporate governance; Firm behaviour;

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