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Inconsistent and Unactionable Advice

Chris Argyris

in Flawed Advice and the Management Trap: How Managers Can Know When They're Getting Good Advice and When They're Not

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195132861
eISBN:
9780199848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132861.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes and reviews some inconsistent and unactionable advice from Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. It also looks at developing effective groups and meetings ... More


Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History

Max Abrahms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198811558
eISBN:
9780191848438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811558.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Imagine you’re the leader of a militant group. Your enemy is a government far stronger than your crew. How can you beat the odds and achieve your political goals? For over a decade, the author has ... More


Psychological Legitimization—Views of the Israeli Occupation by Jews in Israel: Data and Implications

Neta Oren, Daniel Bar-Tal, Tamir Magal and Eran Halperin

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter explains how the psychological legitimization of the occupation emerged by presenting the various orientations regarding the status of the occupied territories and the perceptions of the ... More


Protest and Resistance during the Clearances

Eric Richards

in Debating the Highland Clearances

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Highlanders were often thought of as victims of their own passivity and restraint during the Highland Clearances: broken by the impact of Culloden, they withdrew into a pathetic stoicism and met ... More


Green African States and International Relations

Carl Death

in The Green State in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215830
eISBN:
9780300224894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215830.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

Transnational and international relations are also crucial to the production of green state effects, and this chapter profiles a range of examples, from climate change diplomacy, to environmental aid ... More


Advocates

John Finlay

in The Community of the College of Justice: Edinburgh and the Court of Session, 1687 –1808

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748645770
eISBN:
9780748676545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645770.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the member of the Faculty of Advocates as a part of the College of Justice. There is focus on the educational and social background of advocates and the process by which they ... More


Internal supply side: strategy, organization, role of paramilitaries and international cooperation

Vera Stojarova

in The far right in the Balkans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089732
eISBN:
9781781706473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089732.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter briefly outlines the strategies and tactics used by far right parties and focuses on party organizational structure and its relationship to the way parties perform at the polls. Strong, ... More


Winter: Return of the Light.

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.22
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott. These include an address by Georgia novelist Lillian Smith entitled “The Right Way is Not a Moderate Way”; Liberation ... More


Leading the Labour Party in the 1980s

Martin Farr

in Labour and the Left in the 1980s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526106438
eISBN:
9781526120939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106438.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Labour Party had three leaders in the 1980s. None found the experience fulfilling. James Callaghan, Michael Foot, and Neil Kinnock, as leaders do, sought to convey their purpose and to shape the ... More


Myths about leaders: personalities and strategy-making

Timothy Noël Peacock

in The British tradition of minority government

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526123268
eISBN:
9781526138903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123268.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter aims to demonstrate that both Labour and the Conservatives were far more strategically proactive when approaching Minority Government in the 1970s than has been assumed in popular and ... More


Developing Learning Agile Leaders: What We Can Learn From the Top Companies for Leaders

Jessie Leisten and Jim Donohue

in The Age of Agility: Building Learning Agile Leaders and Organizations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190085353
eISBN:
9780197554951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085353.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

“Developing Learning Agile Leaders: What We Can Learn From the Top Companies for Leaders” describes the link between learning agile leaders and the organizational practices that support and drive ... More


The Transformation of Federal Policy: Ideas and the Triumph of Accountability Politics

Jal Mehta

in The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Even with the movement of the states toward standards-based reform, there was no reason to think a similar movement would, or even could, take place at the federal level. The defining ... More


Conflict, Displacement, and Interfaith Activism

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

The Acholi Religious Leaders’ Peace Initiative was formed in the late 1990s, when courageous leaders of Protestant, Catholic, and Muslim communities set their differences aside to help their ... More


Peace Comes to Northern Uganda

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

In the early 2000s the civil war in northern Uganda raged on, and ARLPI continued to pursue its goals of assistance to the war’s victims and advocacy for a resolution. Growing international awareness ... More


Perpetrators and Victims Return Home

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

With the LRA’s withdrawal from Uganda and its release of those who had been abducted, ARLPI redirected its efforts to rehabilitation and reconciliation, as described in this chapter. Priorities ... More


Healing Conflict and Building Community

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Four questions about healing after conflict that were posed in the Introduction are taken up once more in this closing chapter. Divisions created by colonialism, it is argued, can be overcome, as can ... More


Providing a Prophetic Voice? Churches and Peacebuilding, 1968–20051

Maria Power

in Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the role that the leaders of the Protestant and Catholic churches played in promoting peacebuilding. Religious leaders made many efforts for peacebuilding. Leaders of the ... More


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