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Adding Value

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes financial relationships between competitive advantage, economic rent, added value, and various other measures of firm performance.


No Free Lunches

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Discussing the irrelevance of corporate finance to firm valuation, this chapter provides support for the assertion that the profitability of a business can only be the result of its underlying ... More


Assessing current sustainability of use

E. J. Milner-Gulland and Marcus Rowcliffe

in Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198530367
eISBN:
9780191713095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter shows how data of the types discussed in Chapters 1 and 2 can be analysed to give an indication of sustainability in the present. A wide range of possible indicator variables is ... More


Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Tony Van Gestel and Bart Baesens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545117
eISBN:
9780191720147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545117.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This book is the first book of a series of three that provides an overview of all aspects, steps, and issues that should be considered when undertaking credit risk management, including the Basel II ... More


Serial Defaults, Serial Profits

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the profitability of banking families. Lending to the king of Spain made good business sense; it was hugely profitable on average, despite periodic defaults and restructurings. ... More


Consumer Credit Models: Pricing, Profit and Portfolios

Lyn C. Thomas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232130
eISBN:
9780191715914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232130.001.1
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Credit scoring — the quantitative and statistical techniques which assess the credit risks when lending to consumers — has been one of the most successful if unsung applications of mathematics in ... More


Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Giovanni Dosi, David J. Teece, and Josef Chytry (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The profitability and growth of business firms is increasingly dependent upon the development and astute deployment of intangible (knowledge) assets. Wealth creation in an open world economy depends ... More


The Triumph of Steel

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the hypothesis that climbing the ladder of comparative advantage is a matter of creating competitiveness, usually with government assistance, rather than stepping into it. The ... More


Speeding Up

Alice H. Amsden

in The Rise of “The Rest”: Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139693
eISBN:
9780199832897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139690.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

The developmental state of successful late industrializing countries (the rest) was predicated on performing four functions: development banking; local‐content management (control of performance ... More


The Last Phase of Direct Cultivation

David Stone

in Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Although two major innovations were introduced at Wisbech Barton in the 1410s, namely an increase in the acreage under wheat and the expansion of dairy farming, the bishop of Ely's desire to ... More


From Trade to Investment

Geoffrey Jones

in Merchants to Multinationals: British Trading Companies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249992
eISBN:
9780191596483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249997.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the diversification of British trading companies into foreign direct investment in natural resources, manufacturing, and other activities between 1870 and 1914. They built on ... More


Profits and Profitability

Youssef Cassis

in Big Business: The European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296065
eISBN:
9780191596056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296061.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Compares the profits and profitability of the largest British, French and German companies. The analysis is based on net published profits. Given their larger size, British companies tended to ... More


Cost, Profitability, and Break-Even Analysis

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is important for a banker to make a marginal analysis of the profitability for a deeper understanding of the cost and profit behaviour of a business or a product. This chapter introduces the ... More


Project Appraisal and Lending Decisions

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter applies some of the techniques presented in earlier chapters in order to make a comprehensive analysis of a project, from the perspective of a bank when it is expected to finance both ... More


Introduction: A Nation and a Name

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter sketches a brief portrait of the Krupp company. It first explores the various symbolisms of the Krupp name over the years, the criticisms and praise leveled at the company, ... More


Towards More Disaggregated Models

Michio Morishima

in Theory of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281641
eISBN:
9780191596667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281641.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Returns to the neoclassical model where the full employment of resources and labour is automatically attained and the Rule of Profitability and the Rule of Free Goods control behaviour of activities ... More


German Banks and Banking Structure

Andreas Hackethal

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Examines past and present structural features of the German banking industry. It shows empirically that – whilst conventional commercial banking is clearly in decline in the United States – the ... More


Standards, Strategy, and Policy: Cases and Stories

Peter Grindley

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288077
eISBN:
9780191684562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288077.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This book discusses how compatibility standards may be used to ensure business success. It provides a framework for standards strategy and policy, together with a series of case-studies which ... More


Time, Risk, and Investment

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the role of time, risk, and investment in the determination of net present value (NPV) and options. It explains that the NPV of a project is the sum of its receipts discounted ... More


Industry Analysis

James A. Phills

in Integrating Mission and Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171280
eISBN:
9780199850327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171280.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter deals with the understanding and analyzing of the organization's competitive environment in which strategies are produced. It begins with an extensive description and explication of the ... More


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