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dc.contributor.authorLindbeck, Assaren_US
dc.contributor.authorSnower, Dennis J.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T14:35:33Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T14:35:33Z-
dc.date.issued2000en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/2415-
dc.description.abstractThe paper examines of the division of labor within firms. It provides an explanation of the pervasive observed changes in work organisation away from the traditional functional departments and towards multi-tasking and job rotation. Whereas the exsisting literature on the division of labour within firm emphasizes the returns from specialisation and the need for coordination of the work of different workers, the present analysis focuses on the returns from multi-tasking, which is shown to arose from informational and technological complementaries among task as well as from the exploitation of the versality of human capital. The paper also explores how the move towards multi-tasking can effect the labor market and the distribution of firms across organizational forms.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aCenter for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) |cMunich-
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCESifo Working Paper |x267en_US
dc.subject.jelJ23-
dc.subject.jelJ24-
dc.subject.jelL23-
dc.subject.jelM12-
dc.subject.jelO33-
dc.subject.ddc330-
dc.subject.keyworddivision of labor-
dc.subject.keywordspecialization-
dc.subject.keywordmulti-tasking-
dc.subject.keywordorganization of work-
dc.subject.keywordtechnological change-
dc.subject.keywordinformation flows-
dc.subject.stwArbeitsorganisationen_US
dc.subject.stwReorganisationen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsteilungen_US
dc.subject.stwVerbundvorteilen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorie der Unternehmungen_US
dc.subject.stwOrganisationstheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwIndustrieökonomiken_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmarkten_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleThe division of labor and the market for organizationsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn751417947en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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