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‘Leaders’ Or Brokers? Positions and Influence in Social Movement Networks

Mario Diani

in Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251780
eISBN:
9780191599057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251789.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Focusing on interorganizational networks, analysed with reference to the Italian environmental movement in the 1980s, this chapter challenges the assumption that social movements be necessarily ... More


Winners and losers in the securities industry

G. Anandalingam and Henry C. Lucas

in Beware the Winner's Curse: Victories that Can Sink You and Your Company

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177404
eISBN:
9780199789559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177404.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on a major force in the economy, and one that is key to the capitalist system: securities markets and the brokerage industry. Although Nasdaq online securities market was one of ... More


Role of Financial Industries in the U.S. Economy

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the presence, structure, and form of the banking, insurance, and brokerage industries in the United States. It describes the evolution of these industries over the past half ... More


Business Patterns and Digital Applications in the Brokerage Industry

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the history of how the brokerage industry evolved since the 1950s, and what information technology applications it embraced. It then describes the extent of IT use and its ... More


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


New Beginnings: The Second World War, 1939–1945

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The first part of this chapter discusses the institutional response of the London Stock Exchange to the long‐expected outbreak of the Second World War––a response that, unlike that to the First World ... More


Drifting Towards Oblivion, 1950–1959

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

This chapter look at the decline of the London Stock Exchange during the 1950s. The first part discusses the ways that the Stock Exchange raised money to enable it to survive in the early 1950s, ... More


Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies

Violaine Roussel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226486802
eISBN:
9780226487137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487137.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book takes the reader behind the scenes in Hollywood into the unknown world of talent agencies. Based on unprecedented fieldwork (122 interviews, as well as in situ observations at agencies), it ... More


Investor Knowledge and Experience with Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers

Angela A. Hung, Noreen Clancy, and Jeff Dominitz

in Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696819
eISBN:
9780191732089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696819.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The financial services industry has been changing so fast and growing so complex that broker-dealers and investment advisers, which are subject to different regulations, are no longer easy to ... More


Conclusive Word

Violaine Roussel

in Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226486802
eISBN:
9780226487137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487137.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

What is at stake with the study of agenting is more than just bringing out of the shadows formerly invisible participants in the manufacture of popular culture. There are lessons to learn from this ... More


Social Information Foraging

Peter Pirolli

in Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Interaction with Information

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173321
eISBN:
9780199893232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173321.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews findings in various fields that may provide the basis for the development of theories of foraging by social groups. The power of cooperation is related to the amount of diversity ... More


Prestige, at Last: The Social Closure of the Stock Exchange

Alex Preda

in Framing Finance: The Boundaries of Markets and Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226679310
eISBN:
9780226679334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679334.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter deals with a neglected feature of financial markets: the role of status groups and prestige. It shows how in the eighteenth century, stock brokers lacked prestige and legitimacy. At the ... More


Brokerage in Action

David Obstfeld

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter addresses social network structure and process to explain how brokerage functions to get new things done. First, innovative action is described as often unfolding in triads through ... More


Mobilizing for Routine-based Innovation: NewCar’s Manual Shifter Redesign Initiative

David Obstfeld

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter illustrates the BKAP model with an extended ethnographic case to show how network and knowledge processes interact to produce routine-based innovative action over time. The chapter first ... More


Mobilizing to Advance Creative Projects: NewCar’s Prototype Parts Purchasing Activity

David Obstfeld

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter illustrates the BKAP model through an extended ethnographic case to show how network and knowledge processes interact to produce project-based innovation. An ethnographic case study in ... More


Introduction

David Obstfeld

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The Introduction provides an overview of the book’s action model. Actors engage in specific social processes to mobilize networks and knowledge to drive both organizational innovation and growth, and ... More


Noise in Financial Markets

Alex Preda

in Noise: Living and Trading in Electronic Finance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427348
eISBN:
9780226427515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226427515.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 1 examines the development of retail trading from the 1960s until our days, paying special attention both to the technological developments that marked the transition to electronic trading in ... More


Creative Projects

David Obstfeld

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A theory of the creative project—the underexamined, nonroutine trajectory for getting new things done—is the focus of this chapter. First, the chapter draws on insights from pragmatist philosophy ... More


Into the Maelstrom: Wall Street in the 1930s

Robert P. Bremner

in Chairman of the Fed: William McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105087
eISBN:
9780300127799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105087.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

William McChesney Martin Jr., who served as chairman of the Federal Reserve System from 1951 to 1970, was encouraged by his uncle, Albert N. Edwards, to join A. G. Edwards and Sons, a stock brokerage ... More


“What Do You Think I Think You Think about It?”: Epinets as a Tool for the Study of Network Structure

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Joel A.C. Baum

in Epinets: The Epistemic Structure and Dynamics of Social Networks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804777919
eISBN:
9780804789455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777919.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter illustrates how epinets ground the analysis of social network phenomena. Logical and epistemic pre-conditions for co-mobilization and coordination – important capabilities of social ... More


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