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Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Peter A. Gloor

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304121
eISBN:
9780199789771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304121.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book introduces a powerful new concept to the business world — Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs). COINs have been around for hundreds of years, and many of us have already been a part ... More


INTRODUCTION: At the Tipping Point

Peter A. Gloor

in Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304121
eISBN:
9780199789771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304121.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This introductory chapter offers a general definition of Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs), lays out the motivation for why they matter to businesses, and presents the organization of the ... More


COINs and Their Benefits

Peter A. Gloor

in Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304121
eISBN:
9780199789771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304121.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter presents some very brief “teasers” to expand the concept of a collaborative innovation network, and then explores the specific benefits that organizations and individuals can accrue ... More


Conclusion

Kaushik Roy

in War and Society in Afghanistan: From the Mughals to the Americans, 1500–2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099109
eISBN:
9780199085286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099109.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The evolution of insurgencies and COIN reflect both continuity and change. The globalization of insurgency after 1945 was due to development of communication technology and use of media by the ... More


Employing Data Fusion in Cultural Analysis and COIN in Tribal Social Systems by Steffen Merten

Steffen Merten

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how data fusion enhances the analytical capability of cultural analysts by using the visual analyst theory in conjunction with ongoing technological software advances in data ... More


Implementing a Balanced Counterinsurgency Strategy In Northeast Afghanistan, May 2007–July 2008

Nathan R. Springer

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter the author examines the successful implementation of balanced counterinsurgency strategy in northeastern Afghanistan though the lens of his experience. The author defines a balanced ... More


Conclusion

Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Scott Zellen

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There is little debate concerning the impact culture has on conflict, especially in the form of insurgency and counterinsurgency. Recent history would suggest that the success of a country intending ... More


The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency: Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes

David Jones and M.L.R. Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170000
eISBN:
9780231539128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170000.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The counterinsurgency (COIN) paradigm dominates military and political conduct in contemporary Western strategic thought. It assumes future wars will unfold as “low intensity” conflicts within rather ... More


War and Society in Afghanistan: From the Mughals to the Americans, 1500–2013

Kaushik Roy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099109
eISBN:
9780199085286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099109.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book analyses why the Mughals, British, Soviets, and Americans won the conventional wars but were defeated in the unconventional wars in Afghanistan. The book revolves round three interrelated ... More


Counterinsurgency and Strategy: Problems and Paradoxes

M.L.R. Smith and David Martin Jones

in The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency: Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170000
eISBN:
9780231539128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170000.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter addresses the question of what counterinsurgency (COIN) is from a practical military outlook. It questions whether COIN constitutes a set of techniques that may be exercised irrespective ... More


The Illusion of Tradition: Myths and Paradoxes of British Counterinsurgency

M.L.R. Smith and David Martin Jones

in The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency: Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170000
eISBN:
9780231539128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170000.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses the historical assumptions informing current counterinsurgency (COIN) thinking—which were largely influenced by British experiences during the period of ... More


Conclusion

M.L.R. Smith and David Martin Jones

in The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency: Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170000
eISBN:
9780231539128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170000.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This concluding chapter points to the underlying problem surrounding the ambiguous nature of the concept of insurgency. This lack of accuracy has corresponding implications for the comprehension of ... More


Implications of Mission Revolution

Jennifer Morrison Taw

in Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153256
eISBN:
9780231526821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153256.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores some of the implications of the military's adoption of stability operations or militarization. Militarization can be divided into two kinds, namely, peacetime extension and ... More


Police in Counterinsurgency: The Challenge of Comprehensive Reformation

David P. Fidler

in Policing Insurgencies: Cops as Counterinsurgents

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198094883
eISBN:
9780199082896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198094883.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A key aspect of contemporary COIN thinking and doctrine on the rule of law is the importance of domestic police forces. In theory at least, robust police capabilities are essential in achieving ... More


Introduction

Conrad Schetter

in Local Politics in Afghanistan: A Century of Intervention in the Social Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327928
eISBN:
9780199388066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327928.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to provide an understanding of local politics in Afghanistan. It identifies two major obstacles to investigating local politics in ... More


The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan: 1979–88

Kaushik Roy

in War and Society in Afghanistan: From the Mughals to the Americans, 1500–2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099109
eISBN:
9780199085286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099109.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

By late 1970s, the state in Afghanistan disintegrated both due to local faction politics and great power rivalry which occurred in the background of the Cold War. The USSR which had invested much ... More


Afghanistan and the Nature of Future Conflicts

Kaushik Roy

in War and Society in Afghanistan: From the Mughals to the Americans, 1500–2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099109
eISBN:
9780199085286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099109.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Discussion about the nature of warfare in Afghanistan is related with several bigger inter-related debates in the field of military history. First, is the world witnessing a Military Revolution, or a ... More


Introduction: The Police in Counterinsurgency Operations

C. Christine Fair and Sumit Ganguly

in Policing Insurgencies: Cops as Counterinsurgents

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198094883
eISBN:
9780199082896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198094883.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The literature on counterinsurgency is vast, but the bulk of it is focused on the role of military forces in quelling insurgencies. With a few exceptions, very little focused attention has been ... More


When the Police are the Problem: The Philippine Constabulary and the Hukbalahap Rebellion

Walter C. Ladwig

in Policing Insurgencies: Cops as Counterinsurgents

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198094883
eISBN:
9780199082896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198094883.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issue of policing lies at the heart of the Hukbalahap Rebellion (1948–1954), in large part because the indiscriminate and heavy-handed tactics employed by the country’s national police force, the ... More


Conclusion: Saddam the Counter-Insurgent and Other Reflections on Ruling Iraq

Samuel Helfont

in Compulsion in Religion: Saddam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies in Iraq

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843311
eISBN:
9780190843342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843311.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter concludes the book by reinterpreting Ba’thist Iraq as a counter-insurgency state. It shows that Saddam’s polies resembles those of the counter-insurgency campaign launched by the ... More


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