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

George Cheney, Dan Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book offers a fresh perspective on ethics at work, questioning the notions that doing ethics at work has to be work, and that work is somehow a sphere where a different set of rules applies. ... More


Key Steps to a Start-Up

Don Rose and Cam Patterson

in Research To Revenue: A Practical Guide to University Start-Ups

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625263
eISBN:
9781469625287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625263.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Spinning a company out of the university, based on university scientific research involves a number of key steps: Recognizing the Opportunity Disclosure to the University Filing for IP Protection ... More


Commentary 6.4: Leadership by Business for Coping with Transformational Tipping Thresholds

Amanda Long

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This is the time for businesses to become truly sustainable. This can be achieved by awareness, cooperation, coordination, and communication, backed by appropriate action in fields, streets, and ... More


Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book tells the story of the political mobilization of American business in the 1970s and 1980s. The book traces the rise and ultimate fragmentation of a broad-based effort to unify the business ... More


Not Your Father's University

David B. Audretsch

in Entrepreneurial Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The view regarding the role of universities has changed dramatically in the entrepreneurial society. There are several reasons for the emergence of the university as an engine of economic growth. The ... More


Expectational Coordination Failures and Market Volatility

Roger Guesnerie

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines one line of criticism of the Rational Expectations Hypothesis (REH): expectational coordination failures. It begins by addressing the question of what went wrong with standard ... More


Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Shane Hamilton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This innovative history of supermarkets describes the role of food and agriculture during and after the Cold War. American business leaders and political figures deployed American supermarkets around ... More


Reviving a Role for the Bretton Woods Institutions: The Financial Crisis of 2008

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, the IMF, World Bank, and Congress entered the revived stage of the relationship among them. The revival was triggered externally by the international dimensions of the 2008 financial ... More


Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Donald A. Marchand, William J. Kettinger, and John D. Rollins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

In today's fast-moving, e-commerce economy, information is power. For years, companies have been investing in IT, expecting to develop their ability to exploit the power of information and achieve ... More


The North Atlantic Business Triangle and the Constellation of 1900–1901

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins the story of the American–British–German business and political relationship in the year 1900. It assesses the prevailing attitudes toward this transitional period in terms of ... More


Economic Ownership of Jazz

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the impact of white appropriation and commercial interests on the evolution of jazz. They long contributed to the economic exploitation of black musicians and in imposing white ... More


The Birth of the Business Roundtable

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter demonstrates how the Business Roundtable—a consortium of chief executive officers from approximately one hundred and fifty of America's largest publicly and privately held ... More


Atmospheric Accountants: Entrepreneurial Authority and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a case of entrepreneurial authority in the climate change regime: the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. The protocol is a set of accounting standards to measure and report greenhouse gas ... More


Overcrowded: Designing Meaningful Products in a World Awash with Ideas

Roberto. Verganti

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035361
eISBN:
9780262335829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035361.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

We live in a world awash with ideas. We have become more creative, and thanks to digital technologies, we have easy access to an unprecedented amount of novel opportunities. How to make sense of this ... More


Reengineering Health Care: The Complexities of Organizational Transformation

Terry McNulty and Ewan Ferlie

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269075
eISBN:
9780191699351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269075.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Organizations are being urged to experiment with new structures and processes. A ‘process perspective’ on organizing is emerging as a major challenge to ‘functional’ principles of organizing ... More


The Contemporary University, 1978 to the Present

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter highlights major themes of the previous chapters up to the current day. It explores the work of Hanna Gray in rebuilding university finances and fundraising in the 1980s and in ... More


e-Business and the New Economy

Manuel Castells

in The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter defines e-Business as any business activity whose performance of the key operations of management, financing innovation, production, distribution, sales, employee relations, and customer ... More


Engineered to Sell: European Émigrés and the Making of Consumer Capitalism

Jan L. Logemann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226660011
eISBN:
9780226660295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660295.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Engineered to Sell traces the transnational careers of consumer engineers in advertising, market research and commercial design who transformed capitalism, from the 1930s through the 1960s. It argues ... More


What will the twenty-first-century developmental state look like?: Implication of contemporary development theory for the state's role

Peter B. Evans

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a theoretical basis for understanding the role of the state in Hong Kong's development. Using three new developments in economic theories of growth – the endogenous growth ... More


Governance crisis and changing state-business relations: A political economy perspective

Tai-lok Lui and Stephen Wing-kai Chiu

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that since the 1990s there has been a weakening of the traditional tightly-knit government-business alliance that characterised colonial rule because of greater competition and ... More


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