Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260004740.jpeg 7 2021 9781260004748 Empower your students to solve today’s important business problems with the basic tools of economics and without overwhelming calculus. Ideal for MBA courses, Brickley focus on data-driven decision-making and managerial applications within the structure of an organization. Using multidisciplinary examples, students leverage the underlying economic framework to analyze a variety of problems managers face today. It also provides an in-depth analysis of the firm and corporate governance topics. Brickley paired with Connect Economics provides assignable,auto-gradable versions of test bank content. Assignable content is fully integrated with the eBook. Students are also able to search, highlight, and take notes within the ReadAnywhere eBook and complete adaptive reading assignments offline. Connect provides instructors with powerful reporting tools allowing them to plan, track, and analyze student performance across learning outcomes.
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Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture

Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture, 7th Edition

ISBN10: 1260004740 | ISBN13: 9781260004748
By James Brickley, Clifford Smith, Jerold Zimmerman

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Empower your students to solve today’s important business problems with the basic tools of economics and without overwhelming calculus. Ideal for MBA courses, Brickley focus on data-driven decision-making and managerial applications within the structure of an organization. Using multidisciplinary examples, students leverage the underlying economic framework to analyze a variety of problems managers face today. It also provides an in-depth analysis of the firm and corporate governance topics. Brickley paired with Connect Economics provides assignable,auto-gradable versions of test bank content. Assignable content is fully integrated with the eBook. Students are also able to search, highlight, and take notes within the ReadAnywhere eBook and complete adaptive reading assignments offline. Connect provides instructors with powerful reporting tools allowing them to plan, track, and analyze student performance across learning outcomes.

Part 1: Basic Concepts
Chapter 1 Introduction 
Chapter 2 Economists’ View of Behavior 
Chapter 3 Exchange and Markets 
Part 2: Managerial Economics
Chapter 4 Demand 
Chapter 5 Production and Cost
Chapter 6 Market Structure
Chapter 7 Pricing with Market Power
Chapter 8 Economics of Strategy: Creating and Capturing Value
Chapter 9 Economics of Strategy: Game Theory 
Chapter 10 Incentive Conflicts and Contracts 
Part 3: Designing Organizational Architecture
Chapter 11 Organizational Architecture 
Chapter 12 Decision Rights: The Level of Empowerment
Chapter 13 Decision Rights: Bundling Tasks into Jobs and Sub-units 
Chapter 14 Attracting and Retaining Qualified Employees
Chapter 15 Incentive Compensation 
Chapter 16 Individual Performance Evaluation
Chapter 17 Divisional Performance Evaluation
Capstone Case Study on Organizational Architecture: Arthur Andersen LLP 
Part 4: Applications of Organizational Architecture
Chapter 18 Corporate Governance 
Chapter 19 Vertical Integration and Outsourcing 
Chapter 20* Leadership: Motivating Change within Organizations 
Chapter 21 Understanding the Business Environment: The Economics of Regulation 
Chapter 22 Ethics and Organizational Architecture 
Chapter 23* Organizational Architecture and the Process of Management Innovation 
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About the Author

James Brickley

Research and teaching interests in the economics of organizations, corporate governance and compensation policy, corporate finance, franchising and banking. From 1989 to 1991, he was chairman of the Finance Department and research director at he University of Utah's Garn Institute of Finance. Professor Brickley was chairman of he Committee on MBA Programs from 1994-1997.

Clifford Smith

Clifford W. Smith, Jr. University of Rochester

Jerold Zimmerman

Research and teaching interests involve financial and managerial accounting. He and Professor Ross L. Watts received American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Awards in 1979 and 1980 for their joint papers. He received the American Accounting Association award for Seminal Contribution to Accounting Literature in 2004. He was the 1978 winner of the Competitive Manuscript Award, sponsored by the American Accounting Association, for his paper, "The Costs and Benefits of Cost Allocation." His research, which has come to be called "positive theories of accounting," seeks to understand the costs and benefits of various accounting procedures. He and Watts co-authored a book, Positive Accounting Theory, published by Prentice-Hall in 1986.

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