The Business of Systems Integration

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Contents
Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxi
Notes on Contributorsxiii
List of Figuresxix
List of Tablesxxi
1 Introduction 1

Michael Hobday, Andrea Prencipe, and Andrew Davies

Part I. The History of Systems Integration
2 Inventing Systems Integration 15

Harvey M. Sapolsky

3 Systems Integration and the Social Solution of Technical Problems in Complex Systems 35

Stephen B. Johnson

4 Integrating Electrical Power Systems: From Individual to Organizational Capabilities 56

Fredrik Tell

5 Specialization and Systems Integration: Where Manufacture and Services Still Meet 78

Keith Pavitt

Part II. Theoretical and Conceptual Perspectives on Systems Integration
6 The Economics of Systems Integration: Towards an Evolutionary Interpretation 95

Giovanni Dosi, Mike Hobday, Luigi Marengo, and Andrea Prencipe

7 Corporate Strategy and Systems Integration Capabilities: Managing Networks in Complex Systems Industries 114

Andrea Prencipe

8 The Role of Technical Standards in Coordinating the Division of Labour in Complex System Industries 133

W. Edward Steinmueller

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