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A World of Standards

Nils Brunsson and Bengt Jacobsson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In the modern world, there is no shortage of people who know what is best for others. Self-appointed experts, consultants, and organizations try to convince states, corporations, and individuals that ... More


Case Studies in Standards Negotiations 1

Michelle P. Egan

in Constructing a European Market: Standards, Regulation, and Governance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244058
eISBN:
9780191599132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244057.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Provides a case‐study analysis of the operation of this new regulatory policy, with particular attention paid to the difficulties of reaching collective agreement on common European standards. Case ... More


Strategic Firms in an Integrated Market

Michelle P. Egan

in Constructing a European Market: Standards, Regulation, and Governance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244058
eISBN:
9780191599132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244057.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Focuses on the impact of market integration upon corporate policies and strategies, an issue that has not been adequately addressed in the single market literature. Companies must adjust their ... More


Software's hidden challenges 1

Robert E. Cole

in Recovering from Success: Innovation and Technology Management in Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297320
eISBN:
9780191711237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297320.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines another key ICT industry — packaged software — of which Japan is a huge net importer. In what goes to the heart of the modularization issue, it is shown that the large ... More


Accounts of Science

Theodore M. Porter

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The standing of accounting among the academic disciplines has never been very high, in part because the work of accounting is not regarded as suitably creative. Yet when we think of knowledge as a ... More


International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Junji Nakagawa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International harmonization of economic regulation is an attempt to eliminate, or at least reduce, regulatory diversity in economic policy areas where states have autonomous regulatory jurisdiction. ... More


The Knowledge Base of Standards

Staffan Furüsten

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines how the content of standards is formed and discusses the knowledge base of standards, using the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) 9000 series of quality ... More


Organizing the Process of Standardization

Kristina Tamm Hallström

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes how an international standards organization is established and how one can create agreement about standards and legitimacy for the organization and its standards. Standards are ... More


The Grammar and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

As a normative grammar, and with its critical footnotes, Lowth's grammar heralds the next stage in the English standardisation process. It anticipates the rise of the usage guide in the next decades ... More


Media Publics Between Fragmentation and Integration

Corey Ross

in Media and the Making of Modern Germany: Mass Communications, Society, and Politics from the Empire to the Third Reich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278213
eISBN:
9780191707933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278213.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the potential of the mass media to open a more universal public sphere was by no means linear or straightforward, but was accompanied by a simultaneous process of ... More


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