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The Collegial PhenomenonThe Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Emmanuel Lazega

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Organizations performing non-routine, innovative, often knowledge-intensive tasks, for example, professional partnerships need a rather flat, collegial, and non-bureaucratic structure. This book ... More

Collisions and CollaborationThe Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

Max Boisot, Markus Nordberg, Saïd Yami, and Bertrand Nicquevert (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199567928
eISBN:
9780191728945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567928.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

After twenty-five years of preparation, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Geneva, is finally running its intensive scientific experiments into high-energy particle physics. These experiments, which ... More

The Coming ProsperityHow Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

Philip Auerswald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795178
eISBN:
9780190258481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795178.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Ours is the most dynamic era in human history. The benefits of four centuries of technological and organizational change are at last reaching a previously excluded global majority. This ... More

The Comingled CodeOpen Source and Economic Development

The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development

Josh Lerner and Mark Schankerman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014632
eISBN:
9780262289573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014632.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Discussions of the economic impact of open source software often generate more heat than light. Advocates passionately assert the benefits of open source while critics decry its effects. Missing from ... More

Common Knowledge?An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Common Knowledge?: An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Dariusz Jemielniak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789448
eISBN:
9780804791205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789448.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book describes the results of a six-year ethnographic research project on Wikipedia. It explains how Wikipedia's theoretically ahierarchical system may increase Wikipedians’ perception of ... More

Community at RiskBiodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Thomas D. Beamish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The anthrax attacks of 2001 provoked deep concern and urgency among U.S. security elites regarding bioterrorism. Coming after 9/11 and followed by the successive menace of West Nile virus, SARS, ... More

Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

It has long been an interest of researchers in economics, sociology, organization studies, and economic geography to understand how firms innovate. Most recently, this interest has begun to examine ... More

Comparative EntrepreneurshipThe UK, Japan, and the Shadow of Silicon Valley

Comparative Entrepreneurship: The UK, Japan, and the Shadow of Silicon Valley

D. Hugh Whittaker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563661
eISBN:
9780191701887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563661.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book compares processes of entrepreneurship, specifically of high-tech manufacturing, in the UK and Japan — countries associated with liberal market economies and coordinated market economies ... More

Competing by DesignThe Power of Organizational Architecture

Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

David A. Nadler and Michael L. Tushman

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

If the defining goal of modern-day business can be isolated to just one item, it would be the search for competitive advantage. Competition is more intense than ever—technological innovation, ... More

Competition, Competitive Advantage, and ClustersThe Ideas of Michael Porter

Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter

Robert Huggins and Hiro Izushi (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578030
eISBN:
9780191724923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578030.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Harvard professor, Michael Porter has been one of the most influential figures in strategic management research over the last three decades. He infused a rigorous theoretical framework of industrial ... More

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