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Families That Fail: The Mechanisms and Labor of Productivity

Heather Hindman

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Sending workers overseas is an expensive proposition and a great deal of research is invested in minimizing costs and maximizing returns of expatriate employees. This chapter explores the widely held ... 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


Leading Discreetly: Management Professionals as Consummate Politicians

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Senior management professionals have overall responsibility for business services functions, such as Finance, Human Resources, and Marketing. To perform their role effectively they need to develop a ... More


Qualifying Clients and Job Orders: Seeking Information, Assessing Risk, and Allocating Effort

James E. Coverdill and William Finlay

in High Tech and High Touch: Headhunting, Technology, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501702808
eISBN:
9781501713996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702808.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines how headhunters decide whether to invest time, money, and effort in a job order or search assignment. The decision is a two-step process, involving an assessment of both client ... More


Being a Headhunter: The Evolution of an Accidental Occupation

James E. Coverdill and William Finlay

in High Tech and High Touch: Headhunting, Technology, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501702808
eISBN:
9781501713996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702808.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses how headhunting has evolved as an occupation. Headhunting is an accidental rather than aspirational occupation—it is one that people enter as the result of an event that ... More


Funding for Social Science Research: Government Sources

K. Gayithri and Indrajit Bairagya

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter aims at ascertaining the flows and priorities in accessing funds by various institutions involved in SSR in India from government sources. The analysis is mainly based on the data ... More


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