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Formation, Organisation And Management Of The (Global) Value Chain In A Theoretical Perspective

Date Added: Sep 2009
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One of the significant trends in inter-firm studies over the past two decades has been the rapid development of interest in value chain and value chain management. While competition and thus the horizontal dimension of the organisation of economic activity is dominant within Industrial Economics and Organisation, the authors have witnessed an increasing number of theories focusing on the organisation of the economic activities from raw materials to final consumer goods, i.e. the vertical or value added dimension of economic organisation.