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The Unbounded Mind: Breaking the Chains of Traditional Business Thinking

Ian I. Mitroff and Harold A. Linstone

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102888
eISBN:
9780199854943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102888.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Global markets, Japanese competition, the service economy, the sophisticated consumer — American business today faces challenges undreamed of just a few decades ago, and traditional approaches to ... More


Bhopal: Catastrophe Making *

MITROFF IAN I. and LINSTONE HAROLD A.

in The Unbounded Mind: Breaking the Chains of Traditional Business Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102888
eISBN:
9780199854943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102888.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In this chapter, the authors illustrate a vivid example of the failures of outmoded thinking and the importance of a multi-perspective analysis to avoid future disasters through the experience of the ... More


Environment and Development in India

S. Ravi Rajan

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The purpose of this chapter is to explore some of the key debates about India’s environment and development. It begins by summarising some of the country’s key sustainability indicators. It then ... More


US–India Nuclear Relations Post 2008: The Issue of Liability

Chaitanya Ravi

in A Debate to Remember: The US-India Nuclear Deal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199481705
eISBN:
9780199091034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481705.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Chapter 6 focuses on debate over the crucial issue of liability in India and the emergence of liability legislation that has prevented the operationalization of the nuclear deal and negated euphoric ... More


Information as a Policy Tool: The Toxics Release Inventory

David Sarokin and Jay Schulkin

in Missed Information: Better Information for Building a Wealthier, More Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034920
eISBN:
9780262336253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034920.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The Toxics Release Inventory, created in the aftermath of the Bhopal poisonous gas tragedy in India, is a cornerstone of the environmental right-to-know program in the U.S. TRI is the nation’s first ... More


Trustees across the Ocean: Gujarat to Deoband to Bhopal

Joel Blecher

in Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary across a Millennium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295933
eISBN:
9780520968677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295933.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The first part of this chapter investigates continuities and changes as the figures and texts of the commentary tradition migrated eastward to India and found new life under the rich patronage of the ... More


Integrating Information Disclosure with Indian Environmental Policy

M.V. Rajeev Gowda and Mathew Idiculla

in India's Risks: Democratizing the Management of Threats to Environment, Health, and Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450459
eISBN:
9780199083084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450459.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines how information provision can be harnessed in the Indian context to strengthen environmental compliance and to induce sustainable practices on the part of corporations. Recent ... More


“Tomorrow There Will Be More of Us”: Toxic Postcoloniality in Animal’s People

Pablo Mukherjee

in Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195394429
eISBN:
9780190252809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195394429.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Indra Sinha’s Animal’s People, a novel that tests the human/animal divide and the disastrous effects of the Union Carbide Corporation’s 1984 gas leak in Bhopal. The ... More


How Far Is Bhopal? Inconvenient Forums and Corporate Comparison

Jennifer Wenzel

in The Disposition of Nature: Environmental Crisis and World Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286782
eISBN:
9780823288885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286782.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter proposes the multinational corporation as an axis for literary comparison. Charting Dow Chemical’s history of harm, it links Indra Sinha’s Bhopal novel Animal’s People to Agent Orange ... More


Technical Fixes, Technological Solutions

Robert Pool

in Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195107722
eISBN:
9780197561027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195107722.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

The past couple of decades have been a confusing, frustrating period for engineers. With their creations making the world an ever richer, healthier, more comfortable place, it should have been a ... More


From Concept to Movement

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

A self-defined sustainability movement crystallized between the late 1970s and the 1990s. No longer was sustainability merely a concept or set of ideas. There was now a set of organizations—the ... More


In and Out of Institutions

E. N. Anderson

in Ecologies of the Heart: Emotion, Belief, and the Environment

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Institutions, including a society’s structure from kinship to kingship, exist for a purpose. That purpose, as Douglass North points out, is often to lower transaction costs. In other words, they ... More


Binary Application of Laws

Sudhanshu Ranjan

in Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The dictum ‘law is no respecter of person’ has become hollow. The priviligentsia always tweak the system in their favour, and get favourable orders from the court. It has been proved with examples ... More


Judicial Delays: Matter Is in the Court, Incompetence Is the Main Reason

Sudhanshu Ranjan

in Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Judicial delays garrote justice. A civil case filed in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1833 is still hanging fire. India has the record of having witnessed a longest contested lawsuit according to the ... More


Working for Women

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Lady Barton becomes more involved in the movement for the liberation of women and she makes an impressive speech at the Conference of Ladies in Hyderabad, which sends a resolution on the subject of ... More


Reunion with the Nizam

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sir Akbar Hydari entertains the Bartons in the house in the Malabar Hills. They return to Delhi during the Horse Show Week and stay at the Maidens Hotel. The viceroy invites them to dinner to meet ... More


The Begams of Bhopal: Three Generations of Advice to Women

Margrit Pernau

in Emotions and Modernity in Colonial India: From Balance to Fervor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199497775
eISBN:
9780190990831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199497775.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Chapter 5 looks at three generations of Begams of Bhopal, rulers of a semi-independent princely state known for its commitment to Islamic reformism and to education projects, notably for women. Each ... More


Mutiny at Indore

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Gradually the story of the mutiny at Indore unfolds. It is told through the eyes of Sir Robert’s son-in-law, Captain Shakespear, and the indomitable Mrs Durand. Holkar’s troops and the sepoys mutiny, ... More


The Campaign Begins

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The great expedition sets off in the direction of Bhopal, where Sir Robert and General Rose visit the begum. Shakespear describes this and other events in his detailed diary. The begum contributes ... More


The Governor-General’s Agent

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sir Robert is singled out to be Agent to the Governor-General in the Central Provinces, gaining an intimate knowledge of the area through his annual winter tours and establishing a good rapport with ... More


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