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The Corporation as Moral Entity

Muel Kaptein and Joha Wempe

in The Balanced Company: A Theory of Corporate Integrity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255504
eISBN:
9780191698248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255504.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Organization Studies

This chapter addresses the question of whether the notion of integrity is applicable to organizations and whether an organization can be viewed as an autonomous entity. It analyzes three positions on ... More


What Is Happening to Jobs?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the issue of what individuals expect from work and how those expectations are shaped. What are the circumstances in which work is experienced as fulfilling, and when is it ... More


Mismanaging Risk: The Madness of Cows

Keith Grint

in Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.003.0030
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The previous chapter talked about two essential elements of leadership that were significantly dependent on the theoretical approach. The first was the extent of the elimination of uncertainty from ... More


Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Laura Empson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book analyses the complex power dynamics and interpersonal politics that lie at the heart of leadership in professional organizations, such as accounting, law, and consulting firms, investment ... More


Chinese Boxes and Learning Cubes: Action Learning in a Cross-Cultural Context *

Max Boisot and Michel Fiol

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The Learning Cube is a simple diagnostic tool that can be used to analyze and evaluate training programs. It comprises three dimensions: (1) abstraction-concreteness; (2) direction-autonomy; (3) ... More


Audit Society, Neorigorism, and Evaluation Machines

in The Evaluation Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter furthers understanding of the audit society, which was previously discussed in Chapter 3. The audit society, thus named after Michael Power diagnosed such a society as one where formal ... More


The Governance of British Higher Education: State, Market, and Institutional Decision-Making

David Palfreyman and Ted Tapper

in Reshaping the University: The Rise of the Regulated Market in Higher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199659821
eISBN:
9780191781551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659821.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the emergence of the contemporary model of governance in English higher education. The key transition was the shift instigated by the 1988 Education Reform Act from the ... More


Paradoxes of Leading Professionals: From Unstable to Dynamic Equilibrium

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The theme of paradox has run throughout the book, albeit implicitly. This chapter makes the theme of paradox explicit, by drawing together multiple strands of argument contained in each of the ... More


Introduction and Overview

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Professional organizations—such as accounting, consulting, and law firms, investment banks, hospitals, and universities—embody some of the most complex and challenging interpersonal and leadership ... More


Leadership Constellation: Power, Politics, and Professionals

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter presents the book’s conceptual foundations. It identifies key concepts developed from the research and explains how they relate to each other. The peculiar challenges of leading ... More


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