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Reducing of Complexity through Integration

  • Patrick Cohendet
  • Marc J. Ledoux
  • Ehud Zuscovitch

Abstract

The preceding analyses have established that the development of firms and their strategies must be interpreted essentially in terms of information. The crucial issue for a firm under a variety-based system becomes the mastery or even reduction of complexity, not only in its market relations but also in its own internal skills and production network.

Keywords

Silicon Nitride Integration Process Parent Firm Manufacturing Step Chemical Firm 
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References

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    Cf. P. COHENDET and P. LLERENA “Productics and new representation of the production process”, in P. COHENDET, P. LLERENA and P. PECQUET, Economica, 1987.Google Scholar
  2. (35).
    Cf. J. CLARK and M. FLEMINGS in “Advanced materials and the economy”, American Scientific, October 1986, p.46.Google Scholar

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© ECSC-EEC-EAEC, Brussels-Luxembourg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Cohendet
    • 1
  • Marc J. Ledoux
    • 2
  • Ehud Zuscovitch
    • 1
  1. 1.Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA)Université Louis PasteurStrasbourg CedexFrance
  2. 2.Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA)CNRS — Université Louis PasteurStrasbourg CedexFrance

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