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Commentary 6.4: Leadership by Business for Coping with Transformational Tipping Thresholds

Amanda Long

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This is the time for businesses to become truly sustainable. This can be achieved by awareness, cooperation, coordination, and communication, backed by appropriate action in fields, streets, and ... More


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


Same as It Ever Was: How Business Schools Helped Create the New Gilded Age

Steven Conn

in Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American Business Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742071
eISBN:
9781501742088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742071.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores what has changed and what has stayed the same in business schools across the United States. On the one hand, the growth of the finance economy since the 1980s has meant that ... More


Stepping out? Women in the Chaoshan Emigrant Communities, 1850–1950*

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines women in Chaozhou (eastern Guangdong) during the late imperial and early Republican periods. It uses Chaozhou as an example to argue firstly that economic determination cannot ... More


The Fable of the Keiretsu: Urban Legends of the Japanese Economy

Yoshiro Miwa and J. Ramseyer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226532707
eISBN:
9780226532721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532721.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

For Western economists and journalists, the most distinctive facet of the post-war Japanese business world has been the keiretsu, or the insular business alliances among powerful corporations. Within ... More


The Merchant-Prince of Bombay

Jesse S. Palsetia

in Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199459216
eISBN:
9780199086337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459216.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Jejeebhoy’s economic rise from minor trader to merchant-prince of Bombay. It shows how Jejeebhoy entered into commercial collaboration with various parties including the ... More


Introduction: Confronting the Silent Giant

James M. Doering

in The Great Orchestrator: Arthur Judson and American Arts Management

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037412
eISBN:
9780252094590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037412.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter talks about the legacy of Arthur Judson, a monumental figure in American concert music, whose career has largely evaded scholarly inquiry. His name appears in numerous ... More


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