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Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Keith Grint

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book is designed for those who find current management orthodoxies inadequate, who are interested in alternative ideas and how they might be applied to management practice, but are not ... More


Beyond the Classic Supermodels

John Hatcher and Mark Bailey

in Modelling the Middle Ages: The History and Theory of England's Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244119
eISBN:
9780191697333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244119.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter summarises the theme of the book and introduces new models such as the Chaos theory, Pewter theory, and path dependency. The central theme of this book has been an exploration of the ... More


Stealing Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Modern Western Magic

Nevill Drury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199750993
eISBN:
9780199894871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199750993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Twentieth-century Western magic has been shaped by many diverse influences, including Gnosticism and the Hermetica, the medieval Kabbalah, Tarot, and Alchemy, and more recently, Rosicrucianism and ... More


Chaos Theory and the Contact Period in the Southeast

Christopher R. Moore, Jayur Madhusudan Mehta, Bryan S. Haley, and David J. Watt

in Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400219
eISBN:
9781683400578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400219.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter provides an examination of the Contact era in the Southeast through the lens of Chaos Theory. Everyday life in the protohistoric Native American Southeast was guided by tradition, but it ... More


Treatise on the Whole-World: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620986
eISBN:
9781800341760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620986.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This exciting, challenging book covers a wide range of subject matter, but all linked together through the key ideas of diversity and ‘Relation’. It sees our modern world, shaped by immigration and ... More


Conclusion: Dangerous Hybrids? What Now?

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The concluding chapter of this book elaborates on the alleged threat posed by Albanian organized crime groups to both Balkan and Western societies. It summarizes the main findings of the book and it ... More


“Modulate, Daddy, Modulate!”: Polyrhythms and Metric Modulation in the Fiction of Ralph Ellison

Michael Germana

in Ralph Ellison, Temporal Technologist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190682088
eISBN:
9780190682118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682088.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 4 examines Ellison’s use of rhythm—specifically his incorporation of polyrhythms and his application of an advanced rhythmic concept called metric modulation—to express his beliefs about ... More


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Molly Hoff

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780979606670
eISBN:
9781786945129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780979606670.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter two offers a synopsis and analysis of the second section of Mrs. Dalloway. It focuses on the novel’s introduction to new characters and examines Woolf’s thinking behind her decision to use ... More


What are the catastrophic risks, and how catastrophic are they?

Richard A. Posner

in Catastrophe: Risk and Response

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195178135
eISBN:
9780197562444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195178135.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The number of extreme catastrophes that have a more than negligible probability of occurring in this century is alarmingly great, and their variety startling. I want ... More


9.

Molly Hoff

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780979606670
eISBN:
9781786945129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780979606670.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter, Hoff provides annotations on the ninth section of Mrs. Dalloway. She explores the book’s metanarrative and linguistic style whilst placing the text in the light of Greek literary ... More


Energy matters

Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

in Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620283
eISBN:
9781789629699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620283.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The third chapter concentrates on how Indian science fiction met the representational challenges regarding energy during the non-aligned era. These decades were marked by chronic ‘energy crises’ in ... More


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