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Members and Interests

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The membership is assessed in detail for the earliest chambers in terms of their geographical reach, sector structure, balance of company structures, trading markets, overlap with other networks, and ... More


Recent Developments

Youssef Cassis

in Big Business: The European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296065
eISBN:
9780191596056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296061.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Examines the more recent developments of European big business, from the 1960s to the late 1980s, which can be seen as the golden age of the industries of the second industrial revolution. The number ... More


Governance, Management, and Resources

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter shows how the resources underpinning the early chambers predominantly came from subscriptions, but shifted progressively to user fees, and after the 1970s were supplemented by government ... More


Computers and Economic Growth in Finland

PETRI NIININEN

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The potential of using computers has been evident in how the prices of information processing has experienced a sharp decline, and in how computing power has undergone rapid development and ... More


Overview

Michael L. Gerlach

in Alliance Capitalism: The Social Organization of Japanese Business

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520208896
eISBN:
9780520919105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208896.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an overview of market capitalism and the business sector in Japan. It explores the network of alliances among the major corporations that make up the Japanese economy, and ... More


Business Strategies and Climate Change

Charles A. Jones and David L. Levy

in Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012997
eISBN:
9780262259170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012997.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter, which explores the relationships between business strategies and climate change, presents a brief summary of the history of business action toward climate change. It then explores the ... More


The ‘good’ suburb as an urban asset in enhancing a city’s competitiveness

Peter Halfpenny, Nadia Joanne Britton, Fiona Devine, and Rosemary Mellor

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role of suburbs in enhancing the competitiveness of cities in Great Britain, focusing on the city of Manchester, England. It provides a brief overview of the changing ... More


Moving Backstage: Uncovering the Role of Compliance Practices in Shaping Regulatory Policy

N. Reichman

in A Reader on Regulation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765295
eISBN:
9780191695292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765295.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explicates the business sector's influence on the definition and distribution of white-collar crime within specific regulatory contexts. It argues that business sectors influence the ... More


Overview of Free Innovation

Eric von Hippel

in Free Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035217
eISBN:
9780262335461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035217.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter introduces the concept of “free innovation,” which entails innovations developed and given away by consumers as a “free good,” with resulting improvements in social welfare. It ... More


Evidence for Free Innovation

Eric von Hippel

in Free Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035217
eISBN:
9780262335461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035217.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter presents evidence that free innovation is a very substantial phenomenon with respect to the development of products consumed within the household sector. Today, tens of millions of ... More


Transition to Democracy and the Belief in Social Inclusion (1985–1993)

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

in Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the factors, especially changing beliefs, that led to redemocratization and the subsequent institutional changes during the years 1985–1993. After the military government, the ... More


From Disorder to Growth and Back: The Military Regime (1964–1984)

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

in Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the military government and the belief in “developmentalism” which motivated the institutions put in place by the regime. Developmentalism rested on top-down technocratic ... More


Collective Action

Mark Pieth

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the advantages of collective action. Collective action allows dealing with the wider context of corruption risks by assembling competitors and other stakeholders to come to ... More


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