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Overcoming Organizational Barriers to Knowledge Retention

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter identifies four sources of problems that promote knowledge loss in organizations by creating barriers to knowledge sharing and knowledge management. It suggests change management ... More


New Worlds

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Tanxu becomes the student of Master Dixian, one of the pre-eminent monks of the period. Studying in Dixian’s seminary in Ningbo, Tanxu learns not only the essentials of becoming a monk, but also ... More


Creation and History

Paul Rorem

in Hugh of Saint Victor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195384369
eISBN:
9780199869886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384369.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces and summarizes On Grammar, On Practical Geometry, On the Formation of Novices (De institutione novitiorum), and the Notes (Notulae) on the Octateuch. It covers Hugh’s concepts ... More


Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Thomas A. Borchert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Educating Monks examines the education and training of novices and young Buddhist monks of a Tai minority group on China’s Southwest border. The Buddhists of this region, the Dai-lue, are Chinese ... More


Perl for Exploring DNA

Mark D. LeBlanc and Betsey Dexter Dyer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305890
eISBN:
9780199773862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305890.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The book presents a hands-on introductory guide to DNA sequence analysis. This can be depicted as a linear map of As, Cs, Gs, and Ts; however, such a map only hints at the varied contours and ... More


Experts: Which Ones Should You Trust?

Alvin I. Goldman

in Pathways to Knowledge: Private and Public

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138795
eISBN:
9780199833252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138791.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In everyday life, novices often defer to the testimony of experts in deciding what to believe. But when putative experts disagree, how can a novice justifiably decide which expert to trust? Five ... More


Supporting

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work devising supports for implementing its comprehensive school reform program at scale, in large numbers of chronically-underperforming schools. The chapter details ... More


Scaling Up

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work scaling up the installed base of schools and its own organization. This was work performed concurrent with designing and supporting, and in interaction with ... More


The early years of monastic life

Joan Greatrex

in The English Benedictine Cathedral Priories: Rule and Practice, c. 1270-1420

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199250738
eISBN:
9780191728570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250738.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter follows the would-be monk from the day of his arrival at the monastery, seeking admission, to his profession, which usually took place at the end of the first year. It describes his ... More


The community of professed novices and junior monks

Joan Greatrex

in The English Benedictine Cathedral Priories: Rule and Practice, c. 1270-1420

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199250738
eISBN:
9780191728570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250738.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

After profession, the novice continued his studies either in the cloister or, in the case of a few, at university. Only the most intellectually promising were sent to Oxford or Cambridge and most of ... More


Novice Driver Crashes: Failure to Divide Attention or Failure to Recognize Risks

Donald L. Fisher and Alexander Pollatsek

in Attention: From Theory to Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305722
eISBN:
9780199847723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305722.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The fatality rate per 100 million vehicle miles among sixteen-year-old novice drivers is almost eight times higher than it is among the safest cohort of drivers, those with their driver's license for ... More


Novice and expert performance with a dynamic control task: Scanpaths during a computer game

Jean Underwood

in Cognitive Processes in Eye Guidance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566816
eISBN:
9780191693618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566816.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter observes the performance of successful and less-successful individuals playing the computer game Tetris, asking whether successful game players exhibit different playing strategies or ... More


Breaking out from a World Frozen in Time

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a description of Father Drinan's life in Shadowbrook as a novice. In the 20th century up through to the time of the Vatican Council II in the early 1960s, the formation ... More


Monk and Boy: Becoming a Novice in Contemporary Sipsongpannā

Thomas Borchert

in Little Buddhas: Children and Childhoods in Buddhist Texts and Traditions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860265
eISBN:
9780199979929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860265.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Among the Dai-lue, a Theravāda Buddhist minority of Southwest China, it used to be that all young men were ordained as novices as a process of learning how to be a good member of society. In the ... More


Scarecrows, Up ā sakas, Fetuses, and Other Child Monastics in Middle-Period Indian Buddhism

Amy Paris Langenberg

in Little Buddhas: Children and Childhoods in Buddhist Texts and Traditions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860265
eISBN:
9780199979929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860265.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores children’s participation in monastic life according to texts from the Mūlasarvāstivāda Vinaya, the Avadānaśataka, the Mahāvastu, and other Sanskrit Buddhist sources, documenting ... More


Ordination (Pabbajj ā) as Going Forth?: Social Bonds and the Making of a Buddhist Monastic

Jeffrey Samuels

in Little Buddhas: Children and Childhoods in Buddhist Texts and Traditions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860265
eISBN:
9780199979929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860265.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the processes by which boys living in Sri Lanka become Buddhist novices (sāmaera). Providing a detailed description of a pabbajjā ordination ritual as well as examining the ... More


Local Monks in Sipsongpannā

Thomas A. Borchert

in Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the conditions of Buddhism within Sipsongpannā. It describes the religious field of Sipsongpannā, aspects of village Buddhism, the monastic careers of Dai-lue men and the ... More


Learning to Read in Village Temples and Chinese Public Schools

Thomas A. Borchert

in Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the consequences of the training of novices in villages in Sipsongpannā, a type of education this is best described as an apprentice system. While it is common for scholars to ... More


A Description of the Shweigyin Monastery

Ward Keeler

in The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824865948
eISBN:
9780824876944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865948.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides a detailed description of a highly respected and conservative Buddhist monastery in contemporary Mandalay, based on the author’s seven-month stay there in 2011 and 2012. It ... More


The Novice in the City: Sydney Owenson and the of Metropolitan Economics

Matthew L. Reznicek

in The European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781942954323
eISBN:
9781786944320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954323.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores two competing representations of Paris in an early- and a late-career novel by Sydney Owenson. It argues that, in The Novice of Saint Dominick, Paris functions as a conservative ... More


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