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Adaptation at the Cost of Adaptability? Restructuring the Eastern German Regional Economy

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter examines the motives of Western corporations investing in eastern Germany. It illustrates how the initial expectations for economic development in eastern Germany and in Eastern Europe ... More


The Ulysses and Her Cruise

Quentin R. Walsh

in The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses 1937–38

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034799
eISBN:
9780813039688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034799.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter provides an account of the whaling expedition of the Ulysses. The Ulysses was an oil tanker when it was purchased by the Western Operating Corporation. As this type of vessel, it was ... More


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