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Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert CollectivesRethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Craig Scott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804781381
eISBN:
9780804785631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781381.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Many organizations and their members devote extensive resources to promoting themselves and being known to others. However, not all organizations want or need their identity to be recognized and not ... More

Can Green Sustain Growth?From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

John Zysman and Mark Huberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Green growth promises to transform climate change mitigation from a problem to an economic sure thing. By making investment in energy efficiency and low-emissions energy the foundation of a new ... 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

Creating New Knowledge in ManagementAppropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Creating New Knowledge in Management: Appropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Ellen O'Connor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770750
eISBN:
9780804778374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770750.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This book rediscovers lost sources in the work of Mary Parker Follett and Chester Barnard, providing a foundation for management as a unique and coherent discipline. It begins by explaining that ... More

Culture and CommerceThe Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries

Culture and Commerce: The Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries

Mukti Khaire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804792219
eISBN:
9781503603080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792219.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book describes how commercial ventures in creative industries have cultural impact. Since royal patronage of arts ended, firms in the creative industries, working within the market mechanism, ... More

Culture and Management in the Americas

Culture and Management in the Americas

Alfredo Behrens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760140
eISBN:
9780804771146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760140.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Latin Americans are culturally different from North Americans in ways that so far have been inaccurately portrayed in the management literature. This book argues that these differences merit a ... More

Enhancing Campus Capacity for LeadershipAn Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership: An Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Adrianna Kezar and Jaime Lester

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776479
eISBN:
9780804781626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776479.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explores a mostly untapped resource on college campuses—the leadership potential of staff and faculty at all levels—and contributes to the growing tradition of giving voice to grassroots ... More

EpinetsThe Epistemic Structure and Dynamics of Social Networks

Epinets: The Epistemic Structure and Dynamics of Social Networks

Mihnea Moldoveanu and Joel A.C. Baum

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804777919
eISBN:
9780804789455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777919.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

What must human agents know about what other humans – with whom they are connected – know, in order for the resulting web of ties among them to function as a social network? The explanatory success ... More

The Evaluation Society

The Evaluation Society

Peter Dahler-Larsen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Evaluation—whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others—is an important social activity. Any public or private organization that “lives in public” must now evaluate ... More

The Evolution of a New IndustryA Genealogical Approach

The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach

Israel Drori, Shmuel Ellis, and Zur Shapira

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772709
eISBN:
9780804783996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772709.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book traces the emergence and growth of the Israeli hi-tech sector to provide a new understanding of industry evolution. In the case of Israel, the chapters here reveal how the hi-tech sector ... More

The Fountain of KnowledgeThe Role of Universities in Economic Development

The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Shiri M. Breznitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The Fountain of Knowledge analyzes two world-renowned universities, their investment in technology commercialization, and the outcome of this contribution in their local economies. This book has ... More

From Iron Fist to Invisible HandThe Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

Irene S. Wu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759625
eISBN:
9780804779807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759625.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book uses telecommunications policy as a window to examine major contradictions in China's growth as an economic and political superpower. While China policy analysts wonder why the government ... More

Getting New Things DoneNetworks, Brokerage, and the Assembly of Innovative Action

Getting New Things Done: Networks, Brokerage, and the Assembly of Innovative Action

David Obstfeld

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Mobilizing people to pursue action that “gets new things done” depends critically on the effective orchestration of social networks and knowledge sharing. This orchestration is vital to the pursuit ... More

Learning From the Global Financial CrisisCreatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Learning From the Global Financial Crisis: Creatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Paul Shrivastava and Matt Statler (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770095
eISBN:
9780804778640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770095.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book is motivated by the simple hope that the cloud of the global financial crisis may yet have a silver lining—that political leaders, economists, and management scholars might seize this ... More

Multinational Corporations and Global JusticeHuman Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Florian Wettstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762403
eISBN:
9780804772600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses the changing role and responsibilities of large multinational corporations (MNCs) in the global political economy. This cross- and inter-disciplinary work makes innovative ... More

Public No MoreA New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Andrew J. Policano and Gary C. Fethke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book examines the ever changing environment within higher education, including the permanent decline in state support for public universities. It raises the question of how research universities ... More

Reliability and RiskThe Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Reliability and Risk: The Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Paul Schulman and Emery Roe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804793933
eISBN:
9780804798624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793933.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

High-reliability management of critical infrastructures-the safe and continued provision of electricity, natural gas, telecommunications, transportation, and water-is a social imperative. Loss of ... More

The Rise and Fall of Urban EconomiesLessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Makarem, and Taner Osman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In 1970, the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and San Francisco had almost identical levels of income per resident. In 2010, the San Francisco Bay Area was almost one third richer than Los Angeles, ... More

The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of ChangeNorth American Business Schools After the Second World War

The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Mie Augier and James G. March

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Some rather remarkable changes took place in North American business schools between 1945 and 1970, altering the character of these institutions, the possibilities for their future, and the terms of ... More

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