Path dependence in technologies and organizations : a concise guide

C. Castaldi, G. Dosi, E. Paraskevopoulou

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Abstract

The note on which an entry for the Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management will draw offers a beginner’s guide to path dependency in technologies and organizations. We address the very meaning of the concept and its centrality in various aspects of economic analysis. We outline the various levels of the economic system where it is observable, its sources, consequences and different formal representations of path dependent processes.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEindhoven
PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameECIS working paper series
Volume201104

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