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Epilogue: Transforming Management Practice and Metrics in the Age of Information Capitalism

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter provides an overview of the key management conclusions that can be derived from this book. It presents the key directions which will be pursued further regarding management practices and ... More


Introduction: Why George Washington?

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This introductory chapter explains the reasons for writing a book about George Washington in relation to business leadership. It explains that though Washington was primarily a general and a ... More


Washington’s Principles of Leadership

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the general and business leadership principles that can be learned by understanding the life and career of General, and then later President, George Washington. It describes ... More


Big Business: The European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296065
eISBN:
9780191596056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296061.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This is a major comparative study of big business in Britain, France and Germany across the twentieth century. It provides an analysis, based on a wealth of empirical data, of the character and ... More


Foundations of Freedom: A Vision for the Future

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the accomplishments of George Washington in setting the foundations of freedom as the first president of the US and looks at its relevance to business leadership. It describes ... More


. A Rough Beginning: Organizing a Revolution

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the tough beginning George Washington had in organizing a revolution and its relevance to business leadership. Though Washington was a loyal subject of the crown, he had doubts ... More


. Fundamentals of Success: Building a Winning Team

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the fundamentals of George Washington’s succcess in the building of a winning team and its relevance to business leadership. It describes the challenges faced by Washington ... More


. Statesman: Leading through Wisdom and Integrity

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines George Washington’s leadership as a statesman after the victory of the American forces at Yorktown and discusses its relevance to business leadership. After the Yorktown victory ... More


Christians in Big Business Leadership during the 1940s and 1950s

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the changes in the business environment and business leadership that proceeded after the two world wars; the primary discussion focuses on the dramatic changes that happened in ... More


Struggling to Survive: Seizing Opportunities and Utilizing Intelligence

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines George Washington’s struggle for survival during the American Revolution and its relevance to business leadership. It discusses how Washington seized opportunities and utilized ... More


Securing Liberty: Victory through a Strong Alliance

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines how George Washington secured liberty for America against the British during the American Revolution and its relevance to business leadership. Washington showed that he could ... More


Christians in Big Business Leadership Between the Wars

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Before World War I, it has been widely accepted by the church and the business sector that religion and business did not mix. However for others like the Quakers, business can be given up in exchange ... More


. Keeping the Flame Alive: Persevering and Promoting the Cause

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines how George Washington preserved the promoted the cause of the American Revolution. It suggests that Washington’s victory at Trenton, New Jersey, not only had a material impact ... More


Breathing Space: Developing a Winning Strategy

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines how George Washington developed a winning strategy against the British forces during the American Revolution and its relevance to business leadership. Washington developed his ... More


Past

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

The chapter focuses on how leadership was taught in the distant and recent past. The first section is on five of the greatest leadership teachers ever—Lao-tzu, Confucius, Plato, Plutarch, and ... More


Korean Business Leadership for Corporate Growth

Hwy-Chang Moon

in The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190228798
eISBN:
9780190228828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228798.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Among various determining factors, strong business leadership played a crucial role in Korea’s economic rise. This is perhaps best exemplified by the cases of Park Tae-jun, Lee Byung-chul, and Chung ... More


Introduction

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book describes a depth-psychological approach to executive assessment based on psychoanalytic insights and how a psychological quality called “active coping” contributes to effective business ... More


Chill Winds in the Valley of the Sun: Immigrant Integration in the Phoenix Region

Doris Marie Provine and Paul G. Lewis

in Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores a place made famous in the immigration field by an energetic county sheriff who has cracked down on undocumented immigrants. However much this served his political career, this ... More


“The Kindness of Strangers”: Ambivalent Reception in Charlotte, North Carolina

Michael Jones-Correa

in Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter is a study of Charlotte, North Carolina, whose case points both to the advantages and limits of business leadership. It argues that Charlotte has long had a business elite concerned ... More


Holistic Capitalism: The Role of Individuals

Ramón Mendiola

in Performance and Progress: Essays on Capitalism, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744283
eISBN:
9780191805691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744283.003.0021
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

An early oversimplified definition of capitalism defines the term as “essentially the investment of money in the expectation of making a profit.” In reality, capitalism is an open social and holistic ... More


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