Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-16 of 16 items

  • Keywords: business management x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Denis Saint-Martin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

In the 1980s and 1990s the governance witnessed a shift from the Weberian model of bureaucracy to the ‘new managerialism’ — a term used to describe the group of ideas imported from business and ... More


The Merchant Family as a Business Enterprise

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0026
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter considers the merchant family in north India during pre-colonial and early periods as a business enterprise. It suggests that many of the patterns of behaviour which seem to characterise ... More


Introduction

Alan M. Rugman and Joseph R. D’cruz

in Multinationals as Flagship Firms: Regional Business Networks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258185
eISBN:
9780191698521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258185.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

Current trends in the business management and international relational strategies require the flagship paradigm or the five partners model to deal with managerial, organisational, and business policy ... More


The Priesthood of Industry: The Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

Derek Matthews, Malcolm Anderson, and John Richard Edwards

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289609
eISBN:
9780191684753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289609.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The leading professional accounting bodies in Britain today boast more than a quarter of a million qualified members and accountants are moving into top management positions in increasing numbers. ... More


Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Giovanni Dosi, David J. Teece, and Josef Chytry (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The profitability and growth of business firms is increasingly dependent upon the development and astute deployment of intangible (knowledge) assets. Wealth creation in an open world economy depends ... More


MTRC's Struggles for Profits and Autonomy

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews the MTRC's corporate history of struggling for financial survival to high profitability, interactions between the managing board and management, and evolution of corporate ... More


Professional Transition, Personal Tragedy

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0020
Subject:
History, Political History

In the summer of 1924, Mary P. Follett suffered yet another health-related crisis but found renewed strength due to her meditations on spiritual healing and her intimate relationship with Richard and ... More


“You Have Been Extraordinarily Helpful to Executives”

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0021
Subject:
History, Political History

Engulfed in grief over the death of her partner Isabella Louisa Briggs, Mary P. Follett again sought refuge in service. She delivered lectures at the Bureau of Personnel Administration and others ... More


Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Joan C. Tonn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Mary P. Follett (1868–1933) brought new dimensions to the theory and practice of management and was one of America's pre-eminent thinkers about democracy and social organization. The ideas Follett ... More


Countries of the Future, Forever?

in Culture and Management in the Americas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760140
eISBN:
9780804771146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760140.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book explores how culture shapes management and the economic development of Latin America. It argues that at least part of the observed lower productivity of Latin American countries such as ... More


A Business Management Framework for Addressing Public Health Risk: The Avahan Experience in Scaling-up HIV Prevention in India

Sema K. Sgaier

in India's Risks: Democratizing the Management of Threats to Environment, Health, and Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450459
eISBN:
9780199083084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450459.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 8 presents the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s ‘game changing’ approach—the Avahan Program—for tackling India’s rapidly escalating HIV/AIDS epidemic in 2003. Its objectives were to ... More


The Davos Man or the Gaucho?

in Culture and Management in the Americas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760140
eISBN:
9780804771146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760140.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Contrary to what the Davos Man preaches, modernization does not necessarily mean adopting the Davos culture. Rather, modernization more often than not means a return to indigenous values, as in ... More


Applications of Fuzzy Logic

Radim Bělohlávek, Joseph W. Dauben, and George J. Klir

in Fuzzy Logic and Mathematics: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190200015
eISBN:
9780190200039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200015.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, General

The high visibility of fuzzy logic and mathematics based on fuzzy logic is primarily due to their highly successful applications in many areas of human affairs. The aim of this chapter is to ... More


“Listening to the Voice of the Product”: Human Creativity Displaced

Eitan Y. Wilf

in Creativity on Demand: The Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606835
eISBN:
9780226607023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607023.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that although it might appear that Romantic creativity has been eradicated from the innovation process by means of its algorithmic-like structure, in practice such creativity has ... More


Keeping Body and Soul Together

Julie A. Nelson

in Economics for Humans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226572024
eISBN:
9780226572055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572055.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter draws conclusions for the actions as citizens, workers, parents, employers, and shareholders. Bringing—and keeping—body and soul together is critically important for two hugely important ... More


The Disinherited Society

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter suggests that the deterioration in the Granby ward in Liverpool was because of the lack of government action. It explains that the application of business management to local government ... More


View: