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Internationalisation and Economic Institutions:: Comparing the European Experience

Mark Thatcher

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245680
eISBN:
9780191715273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The book examines when, how, and why internationalisation affects decisions about national economic institutions. It confronts questions at the heart of debates in political economy and comparative ... More


International Trade Union Revitalization: The Role of National Union Approaches

Nathan Lillie and Miguel Martínez Lucio

in Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The increasing globalization of the economy and the continued expansion of multinational corporations have triggered a variety of forms of union action across national frontiers. The chapter examines ... More


The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Dean J. Franco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book offers a shocking perspective on the American aviation industry by a former United Airlines pilot. Weaving insider knowledge with hundreds of employee interviews, the book uncovers the ... More


SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Angela McLean, Robert May, John Pattison, and Robin Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

The sudden appearance and rapid spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 alerted the world to the fact that emerging infections are a global problem. Living in affluent societies ... More


The Roots of Turbulence

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter traces the roots of safety-related problems in the U.S. airline industry. It provides a historical background on air traffic control and highlights the power struggle between pilot ... More


Riding the Jet Stream

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines safety issues, centered on inefficient air traffic control systems, and antiquated regulations that continue to plague the U.S. airline industry. It first provides a historical ... More


A New Solution: Deregulation

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines how deregulation that was touted as a solution to airline woes in the post-911 period led to a drastic increase in accessibility and corresponding decrease in customer service ... More


Escalating Risks

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the escalating risk taking and short-term profit seeking in the airline industry reminiscent of Wall Street strategies that led to the financial crisis of 2008. Airlines and ... More


Strapped In for the Ride

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines some of the changes that occurred in the post-9/11 airline industry and their implications for passenger safety. A 2009 white paper by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) ... More


Airlines Today

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter discusses the state of the U.S. airline industry today. It begins by assessing the results of interviews conducted between September 2010 and July 2011 regarding pilots' perceptions ... More


Epilogue

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This epilogue considers a number of ways to stop airlines from prioritizing profit seeking and make them focus more on safety concerns, with an eye towards reconceptualizing the idea of airline ... More


Macro‐varieties of Capitalism and Micro‐varieties of Strategic Management in European Airlines

Mark Lehrer

in Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The relevance of the varieties‐of‐capitalism approach to strategic management is demonstrated by the evolution of competition in the European air‐transport sector. In the highly regulated environment ... More


Prologue: Departures

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

As the tourism infrastructure throughout Latin America improved during the 1940s and 1950s, getting to Latin America also became a more sophisticated—and packaged—cultural experience. In the 1940s, ... More


Privatization Industry Studies: Energy and Airlines

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the privatization histories and regulatory regimes adopted for oil and companies, electric utilities, and national airlines. The first section details the history of oil and gas ... More


Pricing and Positioning, 1

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The type of the competitive market in which firms operate will depend on the implicit rules that govern the behaviour of the companies. When there are long‐term relational contracts, there is the ... More


The Industry

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter introduces the concept of the strategic audit. It begins with the identification of the customers’ needs and characteristics, while, by understanding the value chain, costs, returns, and ... More


Legal Contexts and Law Related to Psychological Injuries

William J. Koch, Kevin S. Douglas, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Melanie L. O'Neill

in Psychological Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment, and Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188288
eISBN:
9780199870486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188288.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the primary areas of law in which psychological injury is likely to be material and relevant, and in which mental health professionals are likely to find themselves practicing. ... More


The (Not So) Secret Secrets

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the secret deals behind the airline industry's financial wins and losses in the post-9/11 period. It considers the radical changes that occurred in the aviation industry after ... More


Empire in the Air: Airline Travel and the African Diaspora

Chandra D. Bhimull

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479843473
eISBN:
9781479800643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479843473.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a historical and anthropological study of the racial dimensions of airline travel. It analyzes the colonial beginnings of a seemingly national airline: British Airways. It focuses on the ... More


Corporate Social Responsibility: Putting the S in Value(s)-Based Management

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter presents many economic arguments in support of value(s)-based management, the idea that CSR fits in well within a VBM framework because CSR appears to make good business sense. Corporate ... More


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