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Conclusions

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This concluding chapter contains some lessons from experience and conclusions regarding what is already known about contracting out, and how much more still needs to be found out. Four ‘lessons’ from ... More


Robert Erikson: Descriptions of Inequality

Bengt‐Christer Ysander

in The Quality of Life

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287971
eISBN:
9780191596704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287976.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Ysander explores the implementation decisions in Erikson's paper, which broadly encompasses (1) the choice of welfare indicators, where Ysander points to the problem encountered in ‘capability’ ... More


Tools for Compliance

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter frames in more theoretical terms the discussion on available mechanisms at the disposal of international organizations for encouraging or ensuring compliance with standards in their ... More


Office ABMS

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter provides an overview of ways to create agent-based models, including agent-based modeling and simulation architectures and implementation tools. It also discusses model growth paths for ... More


The Field Research Survival Guide

Arlene Rubin Stiffman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This collection of field research narratives from veteran social and behavioral science researchers acknowledges the unpredictability of managing a project, and candidly illustrates real-world ... More


 Tradable Permits in Principle and Practice

Tom Tietenberg

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay reviews data on tradable permit systems in various contexts, including air pollution regulation, water supply, fisheries management, grazing rights allocation, water quality, and wetlands ... More


Translation and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice

Lawrence A. Palinkas and Haluk Soydan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195398489
eISBN:
9780199928583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398489.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book is about conducting research on the process and outcomes of the translation and implementation of evidence-based practices in social work. Its aims are to outline a strategy for conducting ... More


The Four Rules Templates and How to Use Them

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 14 introduces the The Four Rules for Maximizing Profits in Transparency Method and presents a series of step-by-step templates for evaluation and action plans that should be implemented by ... More


Water Institutional Reforms in Developing Countries: Insights, Evidences, and Case Studies

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While institutional reforms are critical for developing countries to enhance and sustain the economic and environmental contributions of their water sector, undertaking them is not an easy task in ... More


Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz, and Enola K. Proctor (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Fifteen to twenty years is how long it takes for the billions of dollars of university-based research to translate into evidence-based policies and programs suitable for public use. Over the past ... More


Multi-level Governance and European Union Regional Policy

IAN BACHE

in Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259250
eISBN:
9780191600968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259259.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Ian Bache considers the utility of multi‐level governance in relation to the implementation of EU regional policy. This chapter provides an examination of multi‐level governance on its ‘own ground’: ... More


Systematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research

Michael Saini and Aron Shlonsky

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195387216
eISBN:
9780199932092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387216.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative synthesis within the family of systematic reviews meets an urgent need to use knowledge derived from qualitative studies to inform practice, research, and policy. Despite the contingent ... More


The United States: ‘Sorry—Not Our Problem’

Gary C. Bryner

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Analyses the reception given by the government of the US to the idea of sustainable development. It argues that the US has basically remained aloof from the sustainable development agenda. While ... More


The European Union: Integration, Competition, Growth—And Sustainability

Susan Baker

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Analyses efforts of the central institutions of the European Union to come to terms with sustainable development. It examines the response of different European institutions, highlighting the role of ... More


Patterns of Governmental Engagement

William M. Lafferty and James Meadowcroft

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sets the studies of the engagement of ten governments with sustainable development in comparative perspective. It analyses developments under a number of headings, including interpreting ... More


Concluding Perspectives

William M. Lafferty and James Meadowcroft

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Draws general conclusions from the study of the ten governmental reactions to sustainable development. It explores explanations for the different patterns of engagement displayed by the governments. ... More


Introduction

William M. Lafferty and James Meadowcroft

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Establishes the conceptual and methodological framework for the study of government efforts to implement sustainable development in the industrialized countries. It examines the emergence of ... More


Australia: Ecological Sustainable Development in the National Interest

Elim Papadakis

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Analyses efforts of the Australian government to come to terms with sustainable development. It examines Australia's National Strategy for ecologically sustainable development and considers its ... More


Canada: From Early Frontrunner to Plodding Anchorman

Glen Toner

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Analyses efforts of the Canadian federal government to come to terms with sustainable development. It highlights innovative characteristics of Canadian policy including the 1990 Green Plan, the later ... More


Germany: Regulation and the Precautionary Principle

Christiane Beuermann

in Implementing Sustainable Development: Strategies and Initiatives in High Consumption Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242016
eISBN:
9780191599736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242011.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Analyses efforts of the German government to come to terms with sustainable development. It argues that while Germany was considered an environmental policy innovator during the 1980s, the country's ... More


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