“Observation shows us that all associations are instituted for the purpose of attaining some good” (Aristotle, Politics, Book 1, Chapter 1). For purpose of this monograph organizations are defined as associations of persons
  • set up for a well-defined purpose

  • requiring more than one person’s effort

  • utilizing resources

  • not using exchange in markets but other methods of coordination.


Institutional Arrangement Financial Distress Business Firm Adequate Performance Authorized Person 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin J. Beckmann
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  1. 1.Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA
  2. 2.Institut für Angewandte MathematikTechnische Universität MünchenMünchen 2Germany

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