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The Drafts of Strategy: Opening up Plans and their Uses
This paper aims to show empirically that strategic plans may contribute to the emergence of new strategies, and not just to programming of predefined strategies. It does so thanks to a novel approachExpand
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Performativity, economics and politics: an overview
Presenting the theme of performativity in a journal named the Journal of Cultural Economy makes the role performativity plays in the economy a logical place to start and the debt to Michel CallonExpand
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PERFORMATIVITY, ECONOMICS AND POLITICS
Presenting the theme of performativity in a journal named the Journal of Cultural Economy makes the role performativity plays in the economy a logical place to start and the debt to Michel CallonExpand
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Valuation studies and the critique of valuation
denotes here any social practice where the value or values of something are established, assessed, negotiated, provoked, maintained, constructed and/or contested. The question thus in effect asks howExpand
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The farm as an accounting laboratory: an essay on the history of accounting and agriculture
The shop, the factory, the office: these appear, to the popular imaginary, as natural sites for accounting, and for accountants. They are the places where accounting is usually said to be inventedExpand
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The right way to assess electronic system reliability: FIDES
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Remembering the future: entrepreneurship guidebooks in the US, from meditation to method (1945-1975)
This paper discusses Foucault's analyses of the rise of the entrepreneur in the second half of the 20th century. Whereas Foucault based his conclusions on readings of economic theory, we propose hereExpand
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Proving Future Profit: Business Plans as Demonstration Devices
This essay is a study of the “Project for the establishment of a war and hunting gunpowder manufactory in the United States,” written by Irénée Du Pont de Nemours in 1800, in order to raise fundsExpand
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The Predestination of Capital: Projecting E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company into the New World
  • M. Giraudeau
  • Sociology
  • Critical Historical Studies
  • 1 March 2019
The article studies the role of entrepreneurial techniques in the capitalization of early industrial ventures. It focuses on the preparation and circulation of project proposals by the Du Pont deExpand
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