ERIC Number: EJ356720
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Organizational Economics: Notes on the Use of Transaction-Cost Theory in the Study of Organizations.
Robins, James A.
Administrative Science Quarterly, v32 n1 p68-86 Mar 1987
Reviews transaction-cost approaches to organizational analysis, examines their use in microeconomic theory, and identifies some important flaws in the study. Advocates transaction-cost theory as a powerful tool for organizational and strategic analysis when set within the famework of more general organizational theory. Includes 61 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A