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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


Occupation

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

Given that leadership remains an occupation, the chapter explores the nature of occupations. It asks what it is about the exercise of leadership that makes us think it can be learned quickly and ... More


Profession

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

The chapter explores how a profession is different from an occupation and how an area of human endeavor evolves from an occupation to a profession. More particularly, it asks why the effort to make ... More


Professionalization

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This final chapter reminds readers that the book is based on three fundamental assumptions. First, the leadership industry does not take sufficiently seriously its responsibility for teaching people ... More


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