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Between Hierarchies and MarketsThe Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Grahame F. Thompson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explores the ways in which the word ‘network’ has been deployed in literature. In particular, it offers a commentary on how the idea of networks has been used to illustrate contemporary ... More

Beware the Winner's CurseVictories that Can Sink You and Your Company

Beware the Winner's Curse: Victories that Can Sink You and Your Company

G. Anandalingam and Henry C. Lucas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177404
eISBN:
9780199789559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177404.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

In the case of an acquisition or a merger, it is very often the case that when an individual or company perceives itself to be the winner, subsequent events will show that the victory was overvalued. ... More

Beyond Varieties of CapitalismConflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Bob Hancké, Martin Rhodes, and Mark Thatcher (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199206483
eISBN:
9780191709715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206483.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Since the early 1990s, Europe's economies have been facing several new challenges: the 1992 single market programme, the collapse of the Berlin wall and eastward enlargement, and monetary ... More

The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

Stephen M. Colarelli and Richard D. Arvey (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226127156
eISBN:
9780226127293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127293.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A biological understanding of social behavior is now part of modern science. We know that previously assumed social or cultural causes of behavior have their origins, at least in part, in human ... More

Boards at WorkHow Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Boards at Work: How Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Philip Stiles and Bernard Taylor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258161
eISBN:
9780191718342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258161.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Boards of directors are coming under increasing scrutiny in terms of their contribution in monitoring and controlling management, particularly in the wake of high-profile corporate frauds and ... More

Bridging IslandsVenture Companies and the Future of Japanese and American Industry

Bridging Islands: Venture Companies and the Future of Japanese and American Industry

Robert Kneller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268801
eISBN:
9780191699283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268801.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

The innovative strength of the world's two largest economies, the United States and Japan, are based on two different forms of industrial and social organization. For the United States, venture ... More

Bridging the Gender GapSeven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Despite decades of efforts to promote gender equality, most leadership positions in business, politics, education, and even NGOs are occupied by men, and most people still work in occupations ... More

A Brief History of EntrepreneurshipThe Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

Joe Carlen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231173049
eISBN:
9780231542814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

A Brief History of Entrepreneurship charts how the pursuit of profit by private individuals has been a prime mover in revolutionizing civilization. Entrepreneurs often butt up against processes, ... More

Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005Labour's Strategic Experiment

Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005: Labour's Strategic Experiment

Terry Gourvish

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199236602
eISBN:
9780191696701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236602.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Britain's leading railway historian provides a critical examination of the Blair government's involvement in the rail industry from 1997 as they tried to deal with the UK's fragmented, privatized ... More

British BankingContinuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Ranald C. Michie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198727361
eISBN:
9780191793516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727361.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This is the first study of the entire British banking system from its origins in the late seventeenth century until the present. It analyses what made the British banking system the most resilient ... More

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