Corpus ID: 153540887

Changing capitalisms?: Internationalization, institutional change, and systems of economic organization

  title={Changing capitalisms?: Internationalization, institutional change, and systems of economic organization},
  author={Glenn Morgan and Richard D. Whitley and Eli Moen},
An increasing number of studies in the last decade or so have emphasized the viability and persistence of distinctive systems of economic coordination and control in developed market economies. Over more or less the same period, the revival of institutional economics and evolutionary approaches to understanding the firm has focused attention on how firms create distinctive capabilities through establishing routines that coordinate complementary activities and skills for particular strategic… Expand
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