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Knowledge, Credible Evidence, and Utilization

Louise Fitzgerald and Sue Dopson

in Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259014
eISBN:
9780191718113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter dissects the social processes that lead to evidence being established as credible. It draws on the literature on knowledge and knowledge utilization to frame our understanding. It also ... More


Governing Audit Globally: IFAC, the New International Financial Architecture and the Auditing Profession

Christopher Humphrey and Anne Loft

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/9780199546350.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In 1994, Anthony Hopwood wrote about the ‘very active politics’ in the emergent international arena in accounting and auditing, analyzing the institutional interfaces between the international ... More


On the Eclipse of Professionalism in Accounting: An Essay *

Sajay Samuel, Mark A. Covaleski, and Mark W. Dirsmith

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/9780199546350.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The credibility of what accountants do and say depends, ultimately, on their professionalism. This chapter explores the idea of professionalism in three movements. First, it documents the centrality ... More


Professionals and the New Public Management

EWAN FERLIE, LYNN ASHBURNER, LOUISE FITZGERALD, and ANDREW PETTIGREW

in The New Public Management in Action

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289029
eISBN:
9780191684661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289029.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces the concept of professionalism through a functionalist viewpoint, an interactionist viewpoint, and through a theory of closure, while distinguishing a professional from a ... More


American Science, Academic Organization, and Interdisciplinary Research

Robert S. Friedman and Renee C. Friedman

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Teaching roles have been the dominant features in the organizational hierarchy and character of universities for the past three millennia, considering the transformations proposed to and experienced ... More


Leaders of modern universities: Primi inter pares or chief executive officers?

Lars Engwall and Carin Eriksson Lindvall

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter deals with managerial work in universities. First, it discusses the basic characteristics of universities in relation to their position with states, professions, and markets. Second, ... More


Inside Marketing: Practices, Ideologies, Devices

Detlev Zwick and Julien Cayla

in Inside Marketing: Practices, Ideologies, Devices

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199576746
eISBN:
9780191724916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576746.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

In comparison to the impressive amount of resources, time, and energy going into researching the inner life of consumers, a rather minor effort has been made to study the growing army of economic ... More


Finland: Innovating the Global Positioning of Flagship Companies and Foreign-Owned Subsidiaries

Kari Lilja, Juha Laurila, and Raimo Lovio

in Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Since the mid-1990s the Finnish business system has become integrated to global value constellations via two processes. First, flagship companies in both the forest-related industries and in the ICT ... More


Professionalizing Leadership

Barbara Kellerman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

Leadership is an occupation—not a profession. Why is this? Why have medicine and law evolved into professions that require extended periods of education, training, and development, but not ... More


Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Richard Whittington

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Opening Strategy recounts the origins and development of Strategy as a profession from the middle of the last century to the present day. In particular, it focuses on how strategic planning ... More


Gender and Diversity Challenges in Professional Services Firms

Kathryn Haynes

in Managing Services: Challenges and Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696086
eISBN:
9780191767869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696086.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter considers the scope and significance of professional services firms by drawing from debates about the nature of professional services firms, and examining their impact within the economy ... More


How Does One Become a Trader?

Alex Preda

in Noise: Living and Trading in Electronic Finance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427348
eISBN:
9780226427515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226427515.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 2 examines the links between noise and institutional trading from the viewpoint of each one’s capacity to morph into the other. While noise and institutional trading are usually regarded as ... More


The Context, the Catalyst, and the Birth of the Committee

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

in The Cadbury Committee: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

By the start of the 1990s, the papers in the Cadbury Archive show that there were a number of different groups concerned about the issues identified and discussed in the first chapter. This chapter ... More


From the Draft to the Final Report

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

in The Cadbury Committee: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

In this chapter the responses to the draft report are described, based on media reports of the reactions of significant figures in the business and accounting worlds and public comment, as well as ... More


The Internet in the Law: Transforming Problem-Solving and Education

Richard Susskind

in Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199661992
eISBN:
9780191782671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661992.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Research has often found that the Internet, like earlier computer use in organizations, has not been used in ways that enhance the productivity of organizations. This ‘productivity paradox’ often ... More


Opening Strategy: Practices and Professionals

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter introduces the central arguments of Opening Strategy. In particular, it traces the development of three key strategic practices since the middle of the last century to today: strategic ... More


Making Strategy: Theory and Practice

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter introduces the theoretical framework for Opening Strategy. The book builds particularly on the practice theories of Anthony Giddens and Alasdair MacIntyre. Giddens identifies the ... More


Corporate Strategists: Surviving the ‘Fall’

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines corporate strategists—in-house strategy staffs—as a major part of the Strategy profession. It examines their growth since the beginning of the twentieth century, and especially ... More


Strategy Consultants: Knowledgeable Professionals

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines strategy consultants as a major part of the Strategy profession. It examines their growth since the middle of the last century, and particularly the development of leading firms ... More


Changing Strategy—for the Better

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter summarizes how Strategy’s practices have become gradually more open and inclusive since the middle of the last century. In particular, it underlines how the development of first ... More


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