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Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

It has long been an interest of researchers in economics, sociology, organization studies, and economic geography to understand how firms innovate. Most recently, this interest has begun to examine ... More


The Impact of Mutuality on Ownership

Jonathan Michie

in Putting Purpose Into Practice: The Economics of Mutuality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198870708
eISBN:
9780191913334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870708.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Chapter 17 describes how the concept of mutuality extends well beyond that of mutually owned businesses. Mars itself is entirely owned by the Mars family. Many of the companies described in the book ... More


The Bureaucratic Syndrome

John Kenneth Galbraith

in The Culture of Contentment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171654
eISBN:
9781400889020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171654.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines how the bureaucratic syndrome is influenced by the pursuit of contentment. One of the most ubiquitous features of life in the late twentieth century is the complicated and ... More


Community action in Australian farming and fishing communities

Sue Kilpatrick, Karen Willis, and Sophie Lewis

in Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores how communities come together in the face of externally imposed challenges and the social processes and resources that shape community action in response to these challenges. ... More


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