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Grasping The Paradox of Flexibility: A Multidimensional Concept

Henk W. Volberda

in Building the Flexible Firm: How to Remain Competitive

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295952
eISBN:
9780191685163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295952.003.0035
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

The various theoretical perspectives and their corresponding contributions to our understanding of organizational flexibility have been able to offer relevant insights regarding flexibility's ... More


Mathematical Analysis of Deterministic and Stochastic Problems in Complex Media Electromagnetics

G. F. Roach, I. G. Stratis, and A. N. Yannacopoulos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142173
eISBN:
9781400842650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142173.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Electromagnetic complex media are artificial materials that affect the propagation of electromagnetic waves in surprising ways not usually seen in nature. Because of their wide range of important ... More


Controllability

G. F. Roach, I. G. Stratis, and A. N. Yannacopoulos

in Mathematical Analysis of Deterministic and Stochastic Problems in Complex Media Electromagnetics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142173
eISBN:
9781400842650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142173.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter presents some issues concerning the controllability of the Maxwell equations for complex media in the time domain. It uses a fixed point approach, which is based on the controllability ... More


Controllability

G. F. Roach, I. G. Stratis, and A. N. Yannacopoulos

in Mathematical Analysis of Deterministic and Stochastic Problems in Complex Media Electromagnetics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142173
eISBN:
9781400842650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142173.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter addresses the problem of controllability for stochastic complex electromagnetic media. The starting point is the stochastic integrodifferential equations that model the evolution of the ... More


Central Banks and Economic Policy after the Crisis: What Have We Learned?

ANDREW HUGHES HALLETT, GIOVANNI DI BARTOLOMEO, and NICOLA ACOCELLA

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

The recent financial crisis has led to an unprecedented degree of policy activism by central banks and governments, institutions that rely in particular on detailed announcements of current and ... More


The human nature of crying

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter presents a discussion of the evolutionary background of crying and animal homolog’s. It is shown that many animal species (in particular mammals) have separation call or distress call in ... More


A Primer on Control Engineering

Brian P. Ingalls and Pablo A. Iglesias

in Control Theory and Systems Biology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013345
eISBN:
9780262258906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013345.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter addresses the main concepts in this book from dynamical systems and control theory, introducing ordinary differential equation-based modeling, which should allow theoretically inclined ... More


Accountability and Legitimacy-Authority Tension in Global Governance

in World Rule: Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450988
eISBN:
9780226450964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450964.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter serves as the foundation for the empirical investigation, establishing the theoretical prism through which observations are interpreted. The variations in the structure, rulemaking ... More


Consumption, Stability, and Sustainability in Social-Ecological Systems

Ann Kinzig and Charles Perrings

in Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the link between consumption and the sustainability of coupled social-ecological systems. The chapter argues that consumption affects the sustainability of the coupled system ... More


Perceived Control and Mindfulness: Controlling the Impossibility of Controllability

Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi and Ellen J. Langer

in Perceived Control: Theory, Research, and Practice in the First 50 Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190257040
eISBN:
9780190634834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257040.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the relationship between mindfulness and control. The chapter also discusses the implications of mindfulness and mindlessness in connection with perceived control. The authors ... More


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