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Introduction: Industrial Recomposition: The Steel Industry in Post‐World War II United States, Germany, and Japan

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0098
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter introduces the core arguments of part one. It outlines how the argument for creative action and recomposition in the postwar history of the steel industry in the US, Germany and Japan ... More


Disadvantage

Jonathan Wolff and Avner de-Shalit

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What does it mean to be disadvantaged? Is it possible to compare different disadvantages? What should governments do to move their societies in the direction of equality, where equality is to be ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Wolff and Avner De-Shalit

in Disadvantage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter shows how this project brings together theory and practice, and draws out some ways in which the book contributes to the understanding of equality. These include redefining ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Wolff and Avner De-Shalit

in Disadvantage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Beginning with the story of Leah — an Israeli woman who suffers from lack of control over her life — this introductory chapter raises the key questions discussed in the book and discusses differences ... More


The Definition of Subsidy and State Aid: WTO and EC Law in Comparative Perspective

Luca Rubini

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199533398
eISBN:
9780191714740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533398.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This book presents a conceptual framework for analysing the definitions of State aid and subsidy in EC and WTO law. This is done through a comparative analysis, examining the coherence of the ... More


The Business of Economics

John Kay

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The first section of the book is concerned with how economics is, and should be used, in business. It stresses that the value of economics lies in being able to provide us with a better understanding ... More


Adding Value

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes financial relationships between competitive advantage, economic rent, added value, and various other measures of firm performance.


No Free Lunches

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Discussing the irrelevance of corporate finance to firm valuation, this chapter provides support for the assertion that the profitability of a business can only be the result of its underlying ... More


Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

David A. Nadler and Michael L. Tushman

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

If the defining goal of modern-day business can be isolated to just one item, it would be the search for competitive advantage. Competition is more intense than ever—technological innovation, ... More


Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Markus Venzin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

A new era of global banking and insurance is emerging, with leading banks eager to serve international markets. This book explores the issues that arise for banks in their strategic choices as they ... More


What Is Objectionable About Inequalities?

Christopher Lake

in Equality and Responsibility

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241743
eISBN:
9780191599743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241740.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 1 examines three kinds of objections to inequalities—those that focus on the consequences of inequalities, those that focus on the causes of inequality, and those that focus on the bare fact of ... More


Conclusion

Gordon Marshall, Adam Swift, and Stephen Roberts

in Against the Odds?: Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292401
eISBN:
9780191684913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292401.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the possible contributions of this book in answering various questions related to the issues of meritocracy, social class, social justice, and education. It has clarified the ... More


Strategic choices in a Global Marketplace

Andrew Inkpen and Kannan Ramaswamy

in Global Strategy: Creating and Sustaining Advantage across Borders

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167207
eISBN:
9780199789825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167207.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines the strategic approaches that firms adopt in competing globally. Competing in global markets requires organizations to consider carefully an array of strategic options ranging ... More


Should the Firm Pursue Market Share?

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter examines the conditions under which firms should pursue market share as a goal. Specifically, it focuses on the factors that determine revenue- and volume-based market share, including ... More


One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Andrea M. Herrmann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This book examines how firms adapt to the pressures of increasing international competition by testing both the arguments on ‘strategy specialization’ proposed in the competitiveness literature in ... More


Bleached Foundations

Andrew Vincent

in The Nature of Political Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199271252
eISBN:
9780191601101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271259.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Focuses on the development of justice‐based theory, predominantly after the publication of John Rawls Theory of Justice in 1971. After an overview of the concept of justice, it provides a critical ... More


Introduction

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This introductory chapter gives an outline of the book. It develops the theoretical framework by combining insights from classical trade theory, the market-based view of strategic management studies, ... More


Patterns of Strategy Specialization

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This chapter opens by contrasting two opposing theories on how firms respond to the increasing pressures of international competition: the resource-based view of strategic management on the one hand, ... More


Linking Antitrust Legislation, Standards, and Competitive Strategies

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This chapter examines how firms can compete despite comparative disadvantages of national antitrust legislation. It first studies whether pharmaceutical firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK develop ... More


Conclusion

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes and interprets the results obtained throughout the book. It recapitulates that international institutions and contracts serve as functional equivalents to national ... More


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