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Conclusions: Lessons Learned, Implications for Management

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/9780195165876.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the role of information technologies in the shaping and offerings of services industries, then moves on to describe broad patterns of IT adoption by such industries, and the ... More


The Evolution of New Markets

Paul Geroski

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248896
eISBN:
9780191596308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248893.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Sheds some light on how markets develop. In particular, it suggests that the ‘new economy’ is not much different from the ‘old economy’ and that in general, the early evolution of markets can ... More


Introduction

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Starts by discussing the perennial welfare state crisis, making the point that the contemporary crisis differs notably from its forebears. Rigidity is an endogenous symptom of the crisis, and the ... More


A New Production Paradigm for a New Old Economy

Josh Whitford

in The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter reviews the academic literature on what is in fact a worldwide transition from old to new old economy. It shows that there is consensus as to the general contours of a normatively ... More


Digital Applications in Entertainment Industries: Video Games and Photography

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/9780195165876.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the use of information technologies in two entertainment industries: video games and photography. It describes how the technology is used in the work of these industries ... More


Growth and Stability

ANDREW GLYN

in Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226795
eISBN:
9780191710544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines whether the great reversal in economic policy over the past twenty-five years has rekindled economic dynamism in rich countries and how the stability of output has been ... More


Moving to the Edge of Chaos: Bureaucracy, IT, and the Challenge of Complexity

Max H. Boisot, Ian C. MacMillan, and Kyeong Seok Han

in Explorations in Information Space: Knowledge, Actors, and Firms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199250875
eISBN:
9780191719509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250875.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Bureaucracies in the Weberian mould, whether of the state or corporate type, are rational-legal structures organized to deliver order, stability, and predictability. Early developments in information ... More


Digital Applications in Entertainment Industries: Movies and Recorded Music

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/9780195165876.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the use of information technology in two entertainment industries that have become extensive users of many digital technologies: movies and recorded music. It describes the ... More


The New Political Economy: Keynes Lecture in Economics

Timothy Besley

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses important issues that arise in the policy sphere. It is primarily concerned with extending the competence of economists to analyse issues that require some facility with ... More


Management Accounting in the New Econom y :: The Rationale for Irrational Controls

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the mindset of Internet entrepreneurs and the internal management control systems during the rise and fall of the new economy. A large number of firms that had no control ... More


Skill Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Phillip Brown

in High Skills: Globalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244188
eISBN:
9780191697340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244188.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This introductory chapter examines human capital theory and how it has been extended to explain global economic trends and the scope for skill-formation policies in the new economic competition. ... More


Selling the Nation, Saving the Market (All Over the Place, 2001–Present)

Monica Heller

in Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language and Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746866
eISBN:
9780199827091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746866.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter chronicles the rise to domination of the discourse of community economic development, a hybrid discourse aimed at resolving the tensions between modernist and neoliberal understandings ... More


From Thrift and Insurance to Everyday Investment

Paul Langley

in The Everyday Life of Global Finance: Saving and Borrowing in Anglo-America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236596
eISBN:
9780191717079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236596.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that contemporary financial market investment practices are not the consequence of the grip of some collective and irrational psychology, but are made possible because investment ... More


The Changing Role of Management Accounting and Control Systems: Accounting for Knowledge Across Control Domains

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The emergence of a ‘new economy’ characterised by electronic activities has given rise to new organisations composed mainly of knowledge workers. Understanding the structure of these new ... More


An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279142
eISBN:
9780191602887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279144.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Provides a comprehensive and analytical overview of the development of economic theory from its beginnings, at the end of the Middle Ages, up to contemporary contributions. Traditional theories are ... More


Role of the State in Economic Change: Entrepreneurship and Conflict Management  

Ha-Joon Chang and Robert Rowthorn

in The Role of the State in Economic Change

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289845
eISBN:
9780191684777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289845.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with the role that the state may assume. According to the authors, there are four state interventions in the market: New Political Economy, welfare economics, institutional ... More


A New Economy?

Simon Head

in The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179835
eISBN:
9780199850211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179835.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the so-called new economy of the U.S. that was widely celebrated at the turn of the millennium. This economy was sustained by strong investment, low inflation and the renewed ... More


Introduction

P. A. Geroski

in The Evolution of New Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248896
eISBN:
9780191596308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248893.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Introduces the subject of the book: the common features in early phases of development of a new market. Illustrating with the surge of internet and the market for supercomputers as examples, it ... More


Paradoxes of Management and Control in a New Economy Fir m

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the management and control of new economy firms (NEFs). NEFs need management and financial control systems to keep them alive under market pressures. However, these should be ... More


 Demographics, Culture, and Religion of the Pacific Northwest

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter gives an overview of the social and religious demographics of the Pacific Northwest region, pointing out discontinuity with the rest of the nation, with only a little over thirty percent ... More


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