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Reconsidering Organizations as Cultures of Integrity

George Cheney, Daniel J. Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden E. Kendall

in Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter focuses on the modern organization as a unit of life experience that is taken for granted yet little understood, showing how organizational culture shapes and sustains integrity (or ... More


Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: "How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life"

Tamara Plakins Thornton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626932
eISBN:
9781469628110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626932.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) was a mathematician, astronomer, navigator, seafarer, and business executive whose Enlightenment-inspired perspectives shaped nineteenth-century capitalism while ... More


The Good Neighbor Returns?: Panama, Brazil, and the Alliance for Progress

Thomas Tunstall Allcock

in Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176154
eISBN:
9780813176185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176154.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 studies Johnson’s and Mann’s handling of Latin American policy in the first full year of the new administration. Beginning with a major international crisis in the Panama Canal Zone in ... More


The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Nina Holm Vohnsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The absurdity of bureaucracy offers an ethnographic portrayal of an attempt to make and implement evidence-based policy set in the Danish labour market system in 2009. It departs from the author’s ... More


Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Heather Hindman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book examines the intersections of life and work for expatriates in Kathmandu, Nepal, and the many changes to their experience of overseas labor in the last sixty years. Western elite ... More


Pasajeros a Indias: Registers and Biographical Writing as Cultural Techniques of Subject Constitution (Spain, Sixteenth Century)

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter describes the cultural techniques of interrogation, registration, and licensing on the boundary between land and sea, that produced in sixteenth century Spain the legal passenger to “The ... More


Introduction: Bureaucracy, Power, and Tragedy in Rwanda

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introduction outlines the rationale, arguments, sources, focus, and architecture of the book. It also explains the author’s involvement with the Goulding Archive and reviews the promises and ... More


Bureaucracy

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the origins of the bureaucratic confrontation between DPA and DPKO in the early 1990s. It argues that while both Pérez de Cuéllar and Boutros-Ghali wanted to strengthen their ... More


Directed Improvisation in Administrative Financing

Yuen Yuen Ang

in Zouping Revisited: Adaptive Governance in a Chinese County

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503604001
eISBN:
9781503604551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604001.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines one of the oldest and most basic problems of governance: how to pay the bureaucracy. Following the 1994 tax reform, China’s local governments, even the relatively prosperous ... More


Post-Treaty Politics: Secretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance

Sikina Jinnah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028042
eISBN:
9780262325356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028042.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Post-Treaty Politics argues that secretariats—the administrative arms of international treaties—matter in world politics. Centrally, this book argues that in drawing from their unique networks and ... More


Innovation-Intensive FDI and Host Country Institutions

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter moves beyond firm level attributes and economic motivations to consider the impact of host country institutions on investment models of multinationals in developing countries. It adopts ... More


Police control systems in Britain, 1775–1975: From parish constable to national computer

Chris A. Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719084294
eISBN:
9781781707975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084294.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Police Control Systems focuses on the way that British police institutions have controlled the individual constable on the ‘front line’. This control has been exercised by a variety of different ... More


Traversing Shadow Spaces of Accountability

Britt Halvorson

in Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter charts how aid accountability in Christian aid partnerships selectively combines neoliberal and biblical reasoning on what it means to be morally accountable, creating an emerging, ... More


Secretariats in Theory and Practice

Sikina Jinnah

in Post-Treaty Politics: Secretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028042
eISBN:
9780262325356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028042.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter details what secretariats are through the lens of international relations theory and international law, focusing on secretariats that deal directly or indirectly with environmental ... More


New Mexico Schools and New Deal Politics 1930–1935

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

George I. Sánchez was a devotee of the intellectual tenets of the Progressive Education Movement, particularly its social reconstructionist wing, and of the New Deal. The GEB funded a small division ... More


The civil service

Mary Venner

in Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter documents the development of the Kosovo civil service under UN administration. It discusses ideas about the role of civil service bureaucracy in economic development and describes the ... More


Maintaining Relationships with Informants

Dean A. Dabney and Richard Tewksbury

in Speaking Truth to Power: Confidential Informants and Police Investigations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290464
eISBN:
9780520964624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290464.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The actual activities, strategies, and processes of how law enforcement officials work with and manage confidential informants is explicated in this chapter. Here the processes of working within (and ... More


The Landscape of Bribery and Corruption in the Shadows of Stalinism

James Heinzen

in The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The first chapter argues that a critical turning point in the development of the patterns of bribery that typified the later Soviet era was World War II and its aftermath. The extraordinary ... More


Perfect for Washington: Marion Barry and the Rise and Fall of Chocolate City, 1979–1994

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

in Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter opens with the sense of hope, optimism, and possibility that many D.C. residents shared in the early years of Mayor Marion Barry’s administration. Black activists and their allies who ... More


Teapots in the Treasury of the Nation: Gendering Work and Space

Jessica Ziparo

in This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635972
eISBN:
9781469635989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635972.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 3 addresses the types of work that women performed during the Civil War for the federal government and how they were received and regulated as employees by male coworkers and supervisors. ... More


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