A Discussion with Richard Nelson on the Contributions of Alfred Chandler
Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Date Written: April 2010
David Teece discusses with Richard R. Nelson the contributions of Alfred D. Chandler Jr to a variety of areas in business history, economics, and management. Topics include Chandler’s understanding of organizational capabilities, management leadership, technology, strategy, and the theory of the business firm. The discussion also reviews Chandler’s role as a historian and as a theorist. It concludes with reflections on the future importance of Chandler’s work.
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