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Atmospheric Accountants: Entrepreneurial Authority and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a case of entrepreneurial authority in the climate change regime: the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. The protocol is a set of accounting standards to measure and report greenhouse gas ... More


The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation

Michael B. Boston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034737
eISBN:
9780813038193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034737.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book offers a radical departure from other interpretations of Booker T. Washington by focusing on his business ideas and practices. More specifically, the book examines Washington as an ... More


Steel: Alfred Krupp

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sketches a portrait of Alfred Krupp. It describes how Alfred Krupp perfectly fits the mold of the heroic entrepreneur. Profoundly skeptical of joint-stock companies, banks, and ... More


Leading Teams to Growth

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/9780195180862.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The management framework and the templates that operationalize it are no more than a mental concept that, no matter how intellectually appealing, is totally useless until an individual with personal ... More


Minority Business Development Programs: Failure by Design

Timothy Bates

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0035
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter critically examines the minority business development programs, arguing that their strategy of geographic targeting—aid flows into low-income, inner-city minority communities—is ... More


A Village Rebuilds

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

At New Orleans’ eastern edge, Vietnamese refugees settled and built a community in the Village de L’Est neighborhood. This chapter explains how this tight- knit community rebuilt after Katrina with ... More


Local and regional economic development in the United States

Clower Terry

in Developing locally: An international comparison of local and regional economic development

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345462
eISBN:
9781447302025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345462.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the history of local and regional economic development (LRED) in the United States. It describes the institutional structure, effectiveness, and objectives and activities of ... More


Implications for the Social Work Profession

Melvin Delgado

in Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the implications for community social work practice from two perspectives: how community social workers can assist in the creation and support of racial and ethnic small ... More


The Golden Decade of Black Business

Christopher Robert Reed

in The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines black business activities in Chicago in the 1920s. Robert S. Abbott, Jesse Binga, and Anthony Overton dominated the business activities of the Black Metropolis with their ... More


The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia

Guian A. McKee

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560120
eISBN:
9780226560144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560144.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Contesting claims that postwar American liberalism retreated from fights against unemployment and economic inequality, this book reveals that such efforts did not collapse after the New Deal but ... More


“My Job Would Be Far Easier If Locals Were Already Capitalists”: Incubating Enterprise and Patronage

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/9780520282308.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines how Batu Hijau's community programs have worked to foster and channel—as well as to suppress—patronage dynamics. It also develops a view of local residents as actors engaged ... More


Baseball as a Neocolonialist: Abusing Power

Robert F. Lewis

in Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter talks about how MLB evolved from being a sport into being a business, wherein like all business MLB sought cheap resources in the form of players. The difference between the business of ... More


The Way the Business was Managed: 1990–2009

Graeme Salaman and John Storeym

in A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198782827
eISBN:
9780191825996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782827.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

This chapter and the next describe and assess the happenings and development of the two main JLP divisions—John Lewis and Waitrose—over a twenty-five year period (1990–2015). Chapter 4 focuses on the ... More


The importance of women's leadership programmes in developing a sustainable economy

Morgan Chawawa and Wapula Raditloaneng

in University engagement and environmental sustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091629
eISBN:
9781781707746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091629.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The San community in D’Kar and surrounding villages has developed a Community Based Planning Programme focused on a community farm. The San are a population who has a history of marginalization and ... 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


Five Years as a “Hired Gun”: Working in For-Profit Evaluation Consulting

Alison J. Martin

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190457938
eISBN:
9780190457945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457938.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the for-profit evaluation consulting setting, including organizational structure, position responsibilities, and funding and project types. Generation of new business is the ... More


Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Linda Yueh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199205837
eISBN:
9780191806674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

China has undergone a remarkable transition over the past thirty years from a centrally planned economy to a more market-oriented one. The transformation of business in China has been correspondingly ... More


Spinning with substance? The creation of new third sector organisations from public services

Robin Miller and Fergus Lyon

in The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

By their very nature social enterprises can be interpreted as hybrid organisations, as they seek to combine the independence from government and social mission traditionally connected with the third ... More


The Evolution of the Industry Structure

Robin Pearson

in Managing Risk in Reinsurance: From City Fires to Global Warming

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198754916
eISBN:
9780191816406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754916.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 3 provides a historical overview of the reinsurance market and business development since its earliest days. It covers not only dedicated reinsurers but also other market participants, such ... More


Beyond Education Triage: Building Brain Regimes in Metropolitan America

William F. Tate

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Social policies seeking to ameliorate racial and economic segregation stem in part from the adverse disparities associated with the alternatives—limited income mobility, intractable concentrated ... More


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