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Measurement and Development of PsyCap: Assessing the Return on Investment

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

in Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This final chapter first summarizes the existing published measures of efficacy, hope, optimism, and resiliency and then presents the recently developed 24-item psychological capital questionnaire ... More


Overview of the Cases

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter sketches an analytic framework centered on the need to integrate corporate strategy with internal stakeholder relations. It describes and compares the four central cases in terms of ... More


Bridging the Representation Gap

Brian Towers

in The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.003.0059
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Since the New Deal protections affected an increasingly decreasing number of employees and since these measures seemingly appeared to become less effective, various American analysts have referred to ... More


Introduction

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the use of consulting experience as data for analysis and the method of systematic reflection on experience. It then sketches the core lessons of the authors' ... More


FeiTQYie Dello Stato (The Italian State Railways): A Vision without Agreement

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes an intervention centered on a dynamic and charismatic leader's vision of the transformation of the Italian Railways, which ran into conflicting pressures from major ... More


A “Full Engagement” Approach to Intervention

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This is the first of three chapters on intervention methods. It gives an overview of the ‘full engagement’ approach that operates simultaneously at the strategic, operational, and relational levels. ... More


Managing Traders

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

in Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

In analysing the behaviour of traders in financial markets, one would observe that the reliance of traders on high bonus payments slows down the accumulation of profits in the investment-banking ... More


Applying the I-Space

Max H. Boisot

in Knowledge Assets: Securing Competitive Advantage in the Information Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296072
eISBN:
9780191685194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296072.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

I-Space is a conceptual framework built on a theory of information flows. Any theory worth its salt should be tested in encounters with concrete experience. Some of these encounters are explicitly ... More


Reengineering as Strategic Choice and Change

Terry McNulty and Ewan Ferlie

in Reengineering Health Care: The Complexities of Organizational Transformation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269075
eISBN:
9780191699351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269075.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter contains a descriptive and analytical overview of the reengineering intervention at the Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) during the period between 1992 and 1998. This chapter and the ... More


Conclusion: Consultants, the state, and the politics of managerialism

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes how this study has examined the interrelations between management consultants and the state to answer why state officials and policy makers were able to differently ... More


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