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Key Steps to a Start-Up

Don Rose and Cam Patterson

in Research To Revenue: A Practical Guide to University Start-Ups

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625263
eISBN:
9781469625287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625263.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Spinning a company out of the university, based on university scientific research involves a number of key steps: Recognizing the Opportunity Disclosure to the University Filing for IP Protection ... More


Making the Business Case

Marc H. Meyer

in The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180862
eISBN:
9780199851270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180862.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

A business model explains the mechanisms for making money. A business plan goes a step further, explaining the strategies and actions that will put the model to work. Effective business plans gain ... More


Past, Present, and Future Corporate Responsibility: Achievements and Aspirations

Alyson Warhurst

in The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592173
eISBN:
9780191729058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592173.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter describes the evolutionary phases and stages of CSR, as well as sets out the business case for being a responsible corporation in the twenty‐first century. The four ‘phases’ of CSR are ... More


The Rhetoric of Reality

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter addresses the question of connecting managerial education to some version of reality in the process of business school reform in North America. It explains that the debate on this issue ... More


Working with Employers to Improve “Disability Confidence”: The Business Disability Forum

Megan Galeucia

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Business Forum on Disability is an organization located in London that offers a unique model of promoting more equitable employment for persons with disabilities through services provided through ... More


Making the Business Case for Environmental Sustainability

Rebecca Henderson

in Leading Sustainable Change: An Organizational Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198704072
eISBN:
9780191773242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704072.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Building a persuasive business case is central to moving environmental sustainability from a peripheral concern to one that is at the core of the organization, and many firms are uniting the ability ... More


Gender justice in financial markets

Roseanne Russell and Charlotte Villiers

in Just Financial Markets?: Finance in a Just Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755661
eISBN:
9780191816789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755661.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Financial markets have often been represented and treated as gender-neutral domains despite the consequences of their operation and the structure of their institutions being deeply gendered. In the ... More


The Spectacle of Empowering Girls and Women

Kathryn Moeller

in Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520286382
eISBN:
9780520961623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286382.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 3 explores how and why poor girls and women become the means for ameliorating corporate crises and the broader problems of capitalism. It illustrates how two corporations embroiled in ... More


The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History

Daniel M.G. Raff and Philip Scranton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787761
eISBN:
9780191829857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book is a collection of essays about the emergence of routines and, more generally, about getting things organized in firms and in industries in early stages and in transition. These are ... More


Being Good and Doing Well: Not as Easy as You Think

Bryan W. Husted

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

There is a cliché that firms can do well by being good. Although sometimes true, there are at least three sets of conditions that determine whether firms can do well financially by being good. First, ... More


Comparative Effectiveness Research: A New “Silver Bullet” for U.S. Health Care Costs

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the early 2000’s “comparative effectiveness research”—finding out what works best in medicine—took its place in the parade of legislative proposals aimed at controlling the nation’s unsustainable ... More


“We Need to Newmontize Folk”: A New Social Discipline at Corporate Headquarters

Marina Welker

in Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282308
eISBN:
9780520957954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282308.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter shows how newly appointed Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) executives strove to moralize the corporation by reworking its boundaries and responsibilities across time and space. The ... More


Corporate Community Involvement in the 21st Century

Ratan N. Tata and Dirk Matten

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter discusses the role of corporate community engagement as a contribution to alternative approaches to capitalism. Against the backdrop of the Tata Group of India’s community engagement, ... More


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