1. Introduction: co-ordination and capabilities / Nicolai J. Foss and Brian J. Loasby -- 2. George Richardson's career and the literature of economics / Peter E. Earl -- 3. Some principles of economic organisation / George B. Richardson -- 4. Co-operation and competition paradoxes in the theory of the organisation of industry / Jacques-Laurent Ravix -- 5. Marshall, Andrews and Richardson on markets: an interpretation / Richard Arena and Claire Charbit -- 6. Information and investment in a wider context / Denis O'Brien -- 7. Information and co-ordination in an effective competitive process: Downie's evolutionary model as a means of resolving Richardson's problem with competition in the context of post-Marshallian economics / John Nightingale
This collection of essays aims to encourage further development of economist Richardson's themes and it will make excellent reading for students looking at the capability or competence approach to the firm
"Drawn from a recent colloquium held in his honour, the papers in this volume tie in with the themes central in G.B. Richardson's work."