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Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

David A. Nadler and Michael L. Tushman

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

If the defining goal of modern-day business can be isolated to just one item, it would be the search for competitive advantage. Competition is more intense than ever—technological innovation, ... More


THE MANAGEMENT OF LEARNING: ORGANIZATIONS AS KNOWLEDGE-CREATING ENTERPRISES

Chun Wei Choo

in The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176780
eISBN:
9780199789634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176780.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

An organization possesses three kinds of knowledge: tacit or personal knowledge; explicit or codified knowledge, and cultural knowledge in its beliefs and norms. An organization can create new ... More


European Community Legislation for Traceability and Labeling of Genetically Modifi ed Crops, Food, and Feed

Margaret Rosso Grossman

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses European Community legislation for traceability and labeling of genetically modified crops, food, and feed. After a brief discussion of EC law making and the role of the ... More


Immunoglobulin Allotypes as a Marker of Population History in the Southwest Pacific

Moses S. Schanfield, Frank B. Austin, Peter B. Booth, D. Carlton Gajdusek, Richard W. Hornabrook, Keith P. W. McAdams, Jan J. Saave, Susan W. Serjeantson, and Graeme W. Woodfield

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews variations across the region for the single most informative polymorphism from the autosomes, the GM locus. There are over 11,000 samples analyzed for GM from Pacific ... More


Coexistence of Genetically Modified, Conventional, and Organic Crops in the European Union: The Community Framework

Margaret Rosso Grossman

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Increased global cultivation of GM crops raises concerns about the coexistence of GM varieties with conventional and organic crops. In the European Union, where few GM crops are grown, GM content ... More


Coexistence of Genetically Modified, Conventional, and Organic Crops in the European Union: National Implementation

Luc Bodiguel, Michael Cardwell, Ana Carretero García, and Domenico Vitti

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Within the framework imposed at European Union level, Member States have taken advantage of the considerable discretion which they are accorded when implementing coexistence measures at national ... More


Genetically Modified Organisms in Africa: Regulating a Threat or an Opportunity?

Fikremarkos Merso Birhanu

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Modern biotechnology has promised much for agriculture, and these promises are certainly attractive in the case of Africa. Importantly, a number of countries in the continent continue to grapple ... More


The Coexistence of Genetically Modified and Non-genetically Modified Agriculture in Canada: A Courtroom Drama

Jane Matthews Glenn

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Canada approved GM canola for unconfined release in 1995, but it did so without open and informed debate about the problems of coexistence of GM and non-GM agriculture, and without a regulatory ... More


US and EU Policies Since 2000: Change, Continuity, and (Lack of) Convergence

Mark A. Pollack and Gregory C. Shaffer

in When Cooperation Fails: The International Law and Politics of Genetically Modified Foods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237289
eISBN:
9780191696732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237289.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the development of both EU and US regulatory policies and practices regarding agricultural biotechnology since 2000, in light of bilateral and international pressures. The first ... More


Reducing the White-Space

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The 2011 Japanese quake affected many companies and illustrates the growing problem with deep-tier supply chain disruptions in which the suppliers of suppliers are affected. Chapter 3 examines GM’s ... More


GMOs and food – is anyone listening?

Ed Randall

in Food, Risk and Politics: Scare, Scandal and Crisis – Insights Into the RiskPolitics of Food Safety

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072307
eISBN:
9781781702918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072307.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks into the introduction of genetically modified (GM) materials into food. If there is a crisis, a crisis of confidence in GM science and its use in agriculture, it can be viewed as a ... More


Shortages and Strikes, 1945–1948

Daniel J. Clark

in Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042010
eISBN:
9780252050756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042010.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

After earning the nickname "The Arsenal of Democracy" during WWII, Detroit’s auto plants experienced production disruptions during postwar reconversion to civilian production. This meant significant ... More


Land Use and Land Degradation

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the sustainable use of land which is fixed in availability and has competing uses for meeting the requirements of any economy. As agriculture for food supply is the most ... More


Human Rights Concerns in Biotechnology

Sreenivasulu N.S.

in Law Relating to Biotechnology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467488
eISBN:
9780199087358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467488.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter highlights the human rights concerns in biotechnology. In this regard, responses from the governments of the US, India, and EU have been mapped. Various international human rights ... More


Biotechnology Regulation in India

Sreenivasulu N.S.

in Law Relating to Biotechnology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467488
eISBN:
9780199087358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467488.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter dwells on the regulatory structure of biotechnology in India. Ranging from the 1989 rules on manufacture and use of genetically engineered organisms until the 2013 biotechnology ... More


Case Reports of Hybrid Factories in the United States

Tetsuji Kawamura

in Hybrid Factories in the United States: The Japanese-Style Management and Production System under the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195311969
eISBN:
9780190258528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195311969.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter analyzes case studies on the Toyota plant in Indiana, Toshiba, Hansen Corporation, and GM Lansing. Compared to Toyota Japan, the Indiana plant is operating fairly well and is expected to ... More


Institutionalizing Listening

Andrew Dobson

in Listening for Democracy: Recognition, Representation, Reconciliation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199682447
eISBN:
9780191762901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682447.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this final chapter the challenge of putting theory into practice is taken up. The challenge is to see how the idea of ‘structured disagreement underpinned by apophatic listening’, introduced in ... More


Conclusion—Companion Planting: The Crucible of GM Crops, Global Processes, and Social Movements

Pablo Lapegna

in Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215132
eISBN:
9780190215170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215132.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The conclusion returns to the puzzle of mobilization/demobilization posed in the introduction and answers it by discussing the links between institutional politics and social movements, and the ... More


What’s Good for GM …

Philip Auerswald

in The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795178
eISBN:
9780190258481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795178.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter analyzes the success of democratic capitalism driven by productive entrepreneurship. It explains the context of Charles Erwin Wilson's quote that implies “What's good for General Motors ... More


Everybody Ought to Be Rich: The Life and Times of John J. Raskob, Capitalist

David Farber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734573
eISBN:
9780190254360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734573.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

John Raskob is not a name that looms large but his greatest building casts a shadow on the people of New York every day. Financier of the Empire State Building, Raskob was a self-made businessman who ... More


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