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Strategic Partnering in Public Sector IT Outsourcing

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

in The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses a case study of the UK's Inland Revenue's (IR) IT outsourcing arrangement with US-based supplier EDS. The case study reveals a complicated set of issues being managed through a ... More


The Modern City-State: 1981–1997

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the continuation of Hong Kong's remarkable growth from 1981 to 1997. In 1981, it was already an internationally important trading and financial centre, but by the time it was ... More


After the War: 1945–1947

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses post-war developments in Hong Kong's system of income taxation as shaped by Sir Mark Young and Sir Alexander Grantham. Young's term in office was marked by his attempt to ... More


A “Horse and Buggy” Statute: 1952–1961

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines Sir Arthur Clarke's term as Financial Secretary and the works of the First Review Committee. Clarke had arrived in the Colony in 1930 and served as Commissioner of War Taxation ... More


The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The relationship in information technology (IT) outsourcing determines the difference between a successful, a less successful, and a failing outsourcing deal. IT managers will commonly spend seventy ... More


The Governor Goes Native: 1947–1952

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the factors which contributed to the failure of the restructuring of the colonial tax system in Hong Kong. First, the yield of the Inland Revenue Ordinance 1947 was greater ... More


Sincere Failure or Successful Charade? 1971–1981

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on Hong Kong's tax system in the 1970s. Murray Maclehose and Philip Haddon-Cave were the two key figures in the colonial administration in the 1970s. In 1976, Maclehose ... More


The Return to Chinese Rule: 1997–2009

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the British Handover of Hong Kong to China. On 30 June 1997, Hong Kong ceased to be a British colony and became a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic ... More


Relationship Management: A Cross-Case Perspective

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

in The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter presents a cross-case analysis of the case studies discussed in Chapters 3–7. A cross-case analysis provides further insights into the relevance and strength of factors in any causal ... More


Epilogue: Where to from Here?

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The system of taxation provided for by the Inland Revenue Ordinance has been extraordinarily successful. It has almost always, together with the other sources of public revenue, produced more money ... More


The Structure and Organization of the Treasury

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

It was only since 1947 that the British Treasury has been formally responsible for economic policy coordination as its main functions were on raising of revenue through its subordinate departments of ... More


Tracing the boundaries of sham and Ramsay

Malcolm Gammie

in Sham Transactions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685349
eISBN:
9780191770531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685349.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the boundary that lies between the judicial doctrine expounded in Ramsay and the traditional English law view of sham. It discusses sham transactions and tax avoidance schemes; ... More


Social security policies in 2005

Paul Dornan

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines developments in social security policy in 2005. It discusses the continuation of the government's primary focus on reducing poverty through paid work, supplemented with ... More


The need for a new approach

Adrian Sinfield

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter is the concluding chapter of Income distribution and social change: A study in criticism. It begins with a comment in the Annual Report of the Board of Inland Revenue for 1948–49, that ... More


Company Charges

Lord Neuberger

in Sham Transactions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685349
eISBN:
9780191770531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685349.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the relevance of the sham doctrine in cases dealing with company charges. It argues that if sham plays any role in determining whether a company charge is fixed or floating, it ... More


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