Knowledge and Economic Organization: An Application to the Analysis of Interfirm Collaboration

@inproceedings{Grant2000KnowledgeAE,
  title={Knowledge and Economic Organization: An Application to the Analysis of Interfirm Collaboration},
  author={Robert Morris Grant and Charles Baden-Fuller},
  year={2000}
}
Transactions cost analysis provides incisive analysis of the factors influencing the relative efficiencies of firms and markets in organizing economic activity. However, it is less successful in its analysis of interfirm collaboration: a characteristic feature of industrial organization in the advanced economies of the world. To shed greater light upon the formation and performance of intern collaboration, this chapter looks to the emerging knowledge-based view of the firm to extend and augment… CONTINUE READING