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Firm ownership in India: a hybrid network model by Prof. Dalhia Mani ©Fotolia

One of the key contributions of economic sociology to the understanding of markets has been the modeling of how the network structure within which firms are embedded influences firm behavior and outcomes. A new study merges several network models to describe the ownership patterns of publicly traded Indian firms — and what these mean for business.

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Tomasz Obloj and Metin Sengul show that measures designed to incentivize employees to be more (...)

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What if social and environmental issues are given greater voice via targeted financing, even on a (...)

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Christian van Delft and his co-authors have developed a method for staffing call centers that, for (...)

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Dalhia Mani and David Knoke examine share holding ties, joint ventures, and alliances in the United (...)

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Organizations15 February 2010

Major Risks and Public Management

Public management originated during the early 1970s, in the context of acrisis in Western (...)

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Organizations15 January 2009

Building Innovation by Strengthening Bridges

Key Ideas • It is great for people to share knowledge across organizational boundaries, but it is (...)

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Organizations15 February 2008

Mobile Companies

How have mobile technologies changed the face of organizations? And what are the inherent (...)

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