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Measurement and Development of PsyCap: Assessing the Return on Investment

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

in Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This final chapter first summarizes the existing published measures of efficacy, hope, optimism, and resiliency and then presents the recently developed 24-item psychological capital questionnaire ... More


Overview of the Cases

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter sketches an analytic framework centered on the need to integrate corporate strategy with internal stakeholder relations. It describes and compares the four central cases in terms of ... More


Bridging the Representation Gap

Brian Towers

in The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.003.0059
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Since the New Deal protections affected an increasingly decreasing number of employees and since these measures seemingly appeared to become less effective, various American analysts have referred to ... More


Introduction

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the use of consulting experience as data for analysis and the method of systematic reflection on experience. It then sketches the core lessons of the authors' ... More


FeiTQYie Dello Stato (The Italian State Railways): A Vision without Agreement

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes an intervention centered on a dynamic and charismatic leader's vision of the transformation of the Italian Railways, which ran into conflicting pressures from major ... More


A “Full Engagement” Approach to Intervention

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This is the first of three chapters on intervention methods. It gives an overview of the ‘full engagement’ approach that operates simultaneously at the strategic, operational, and relational levels. ... More


Managing Traders

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

in Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

In analysing the behaviour of traders in financial markets, one would observe that the reliance of traders on high bonus payments slows down the accumulation of profits in the investment-banking ... More


Applying the I-Space

Max H. Boisot

in Knowledge Assets: Securing Competitive Advantage in the Information Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296072
eISBN:
9780191685194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296072.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

I-Space is a conceptual framework built on a theory of information flows. Any theory worth its salt should be tested in encounters with concrete experience. Some of these encounters are explicitly ... More


Reengineering as Strategic Choice and Change

Terry McNulty and Ewan Ferlie

in Reengineering Health Care: The Complexities of Organizational Transformation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269075
eISBN:
9780191699351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269075.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter contains a descriptive and analytical overview of the reengineering intervention at the Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) during the period between 1992 and 1998. This chapter and the ... More


Conclusion: Consultants, the state, and the politics of managerialism

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes how this study has examined the interrelations between management consultants and the state to answer why state officials and policy makers were able to differently ... More


The Revival of Economic Patriotism

Ben Clift and Cornelia Woll

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In the late twentieth century, the rise of neo-liberal economics appeared to some to signal the withdrawal of the nation state from key areas of economic life in the industrialized world. However, ... More


Introduction:: Biology and Organizational Behavior

Stephen M. Colarelli and Richard D. Arvey

in The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226127156
eISBN:
9780226127293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127293.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter provides a conceptual and integrative summary of the book. The theory of evolution by natural selection is one of the most well supported theories in science, and it has had a profound ... More


Entering the Temple of Justice

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter first illustrates the institutional and organizational setting within which the VCR experiments take place. It describes the courtroom as a functional and symbolic space where the ... More


Experimenting with Video Technology in the Courtroom

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter illustrates and analyses the judges' early experiments with the VCR in the courtroom. Disruptions and contingencies in the courtroom are illustrated. The judges' responses and their ... More


The Strategic Management of Knowledge

Martin Ihrig and Ian MacMillan

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Max Boisot’s Information-Space (I-Space) framework greatly facilitates understanding of the dynamics of a knowledge-based economy, with implications for competitive or collaborative organizational ... More


Designing Multistakeholder Partnerships

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Designing partnerships for success is challenging. Many partnerships succumb to collaborative inertia; that is, they experience slow progress or truncate their efforts without any tangible outcomes. ... More


‘The Most Regulated Deregulated Market in the World’? Sellers Organizing across Markets

Susanna Alexius

in Organizing and Reorganizing Markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198815761
eISBN:
9780191853289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815761.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Markets are interlinked in the sense that the organization of one market affects the functioning of other markets. Sellers whose sales are affected by shortcomings in another market may try to ... More


Sources of Newness in Organizations: Sand, Oil, Energy, and Artists

Ariane Berthoin Antal

in Moments of Valuation: Exploring Sites of Dissonance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702504
eISBN:
9780191772191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702504.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Innovation

Research on artistic interventions has been dominated by organizational, particularly managerial, perspectives. The artists’ view is missing, this chapter focuses on how artists express what they ... More


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