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Adapting to Long-Term Change

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/9780262029797.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Long-term changes in the world such as demographic trends, climate change, and disruptive innovation create permanent shifts in patterns of supply or demand. Chapter 12 explores the nature and ... More


Local Studies of Young People

Francis Wing-lin Lee

in Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter illustrates some of the trends and contemporary situations faced by young people in Hong Kong by looking at two studies. The first is “Youth Trends in Hong Kong 2004–2006” that shows ... More


Trending

Devon Powers

in On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042874
eISBN:
9780252051739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042874.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 1 begins in early twentieth-century America and offers a prehistory of trend forecasting. The era saw society swiftly modernizing; in turn, the social sciences were producing a surfeit of ... More


Conclusions

Bob Jessop

in Putting Civil Society in Its Place: Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354956
eISBN:
9781447355007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354956.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores ways of putting civil society in its place and relates them to Gramscian and/or Foucauldian notions that civil society is not only an integral part of the changing exercise of ... More


Innovation Equity Makes the World Go ’Round

Elie ofek, Eitan Muller, and Barak Libai

in Innovation Equity: Assessing and Managing the Monetary Value of New Products and Services

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226618296
eISBN:
9780226394145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394145.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers the book’s main framework in a global context. It establishes that innovation equity assessments typically differ across countries, even after controlling for population sizes, ... More


What is Reform?

Roman Loimeier

in Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695430
eISBN:
9781474427050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695430.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter defines the central terms of the book: What is reform, what are the markers of reform, what characterizes processes of reform, what is Salafi-oriented reform and how is Salafi-oriented ... More


Demographic outlook of ageing in the Mediterranean, 1950–2050

Joseph Troisi

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

One of the most significant phenomena of the twentieth century has been Population Ageing. This demographic phenomenon poses unique challenges to every society. The links between demography and the ... More


“Follow the Money”: Private Foundations and the Early Focus on Interdisciplinary Research

John H. Aldrich

in Interdisciplinarity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199331345
eISBN:
9780190208998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331345.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter assesses the role of private foundations in the development of interdisciplinary scholarship before World War II, especially the Russell Sage, Spellman and Rockefeller Foundations, and ... More


Facebook and Friends

Chris Bleakley

in Poems That Solve Puzzles: The History and Science of Algorithms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198853732
eISBN:
9780191888168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853732.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Chapter 9 examines how algorithms extract knowledge from data. In the 1990s, web sites began to store increasing volumes of data. A new industry grew up to exploit this data for commercial purposes. ... More


From the Design of Structures to the Designing of Organizations: Past Trends and Future Directions

Rodrigo Magalhães

in Designing Organization Design: A Human-Centred Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198867333
eISBN:
9780191904097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867333.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter starts with a historical outline of organization design featuring the following trends: • Contingency and configuration • The Simonian design tradition • Institutional organization design ... More


Introduction: New Power Dynamics and Hydropolitics in the Middle East

Marcus DuBois King

in Water and Conflict in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197552636
eISBN:
9780197554616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552636.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Recognizing that water has been intrinsic to Middle Eastern civilization since at least the times of Mesopotamian civilization, the chapter frames 7 contemporary case studies by regional experts that ... More


Population Theory: Academia's Stepchild

Garrett Hardin

in Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078114
eISBN:
9780197560716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078114.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

"Every year Malthus is proven wrong and is buried—only to spring to life again before the year is out. If he is so wrong, why can't we forget him? If he is right, how does he happen to be so ... More


Trends in the Geography of Women in the U.S. State Legislatures

Barbara Norrander and Clyde Wilcox

in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

State legislatures continue to vary in the number of female representatives. Past research noted a number of reasons connected to possible female candidates and the political and social ... More


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