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White Collar Zen: Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160031
eISBN:
9780199850273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

It is said that in traditional Japan the samurai embraced Zen because it helped them to be fearless in adversity, to act quickly and decisively, and to keep focused on their ultimate goal. This book ... More


The Russian Mafia

Federico Varese

in The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

An assessment is made of the role of the vory-v-zakone (thieves-with-a-code-of-honour – the criminal fraternity that flourished in the Soviet labour camps between the 1920s and the 1950s, and ... More


Ecological Time

Eric Post

in Time in Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182353
eISBN:
9780691185491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182353.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter explores the role of time in ecology as a resource. In this framework, the established terms timing, rate, acceleration, and duration accrue more nuanced importance. Here, timing, rate, ... More


Space Cooperation

Nicola Casarini

in Remaking Global Order: The Evolution of Europe-China Relations and its Implications for East Asia and the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199560073
eISBN:
9780191721168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560073.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines EU—China space and satellite navigation cooperation, including the strategic implications of this form of collaboration for the United States. This chapter traces the process ... More


The community ecology of Vibrio cholerae

Kathryn L. Cottingham and Julia M. Butzler

in Disease Ecology: Community structure and pathogen dynamics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567080
eISBN:
9780191717871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567080.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Vibrio cholerae, the causal agent of cholera, is a heterotrophic bacterium found in aquatic environments around the world. Although understanding the ecology of V. cholerae is ... More


Conclusion

Vernon Bogdanor

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the British constitution in the twentieth century. The findings reveal that while there was widespread confidence in ... More


More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Joel Nathan Rosen and Maureen M. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This collection takes a critical look at athletic celebrity on the part of athletes who enjoy worldwide reputations without necessarily breaking into the more narrowly defined North American sporting ... More


Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Jordi Canals

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

The deregulation and disintermediation process, the globalisation of financial markets, the emergence of new competitors, and the introduction of new information technologies have brought about ... More


Guilds and Women

Sheilagh Ogilvie

in The European Guilds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691137544
eISBN:
9780691185101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137544.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter addresses how guilds balanced the benefits that their members derived from cheap and productive female workers against the threat posed by female competitors. One of the most ... More


International Trade and Protection in Financial Services

Ingo Walter

in Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter redefines the nature of protectionism. In it, protectionism is seen as a set of actions that limit access to markets, and can more broadly be defined as inequality of competitive ... More


Expenditures on Competitor Analysis and Information Securit y: A Managerial Accounting Perspective

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the strategic relations between expenditures on competitor analysis (CA) and information security (IS), and the implications for management accounting. It is shown that the ... More


Multinationals as Flagship Firms: Regional Business Networks

Alan M. Rugman and Joseph R. D'Cruz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258185
eISBN:
9780191698521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258185.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

The international dimension of business networks has remained relatively unexplored, mainly because international business writers focus upon multinational enterprises and network writers ignore ... More


The Industry as Community: The Competition/Cooperation Balance among Competitors

Ronald Dore

in Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism: Japan and Germany versus the Anglo-Saxons

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240623
eISBN:
9780191696848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240623.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the third of the four features which mark Japanese economic structure and behaviour off from the classical Anglo-Saxon model — a greater tilt towards cooperation in the ... More


Segmenting Markets for Growth

Marc H. Meyer

in The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180862
eISBN:
9780199851270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180862.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

For growth-seeking companies with sound technologies and executives who aim to create new streams of revenue within two or three years, strategy need not be so complicated. Market segmentation is the ... More


Managing Change Through Commitment: Autistic, New Model, or Pandorian Organization?

Keith Grint

in Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

In examining management styles during the 1990s, there are three fundamental features that need to be analysed: endeavours made in changing the operations of organizations; the fact that these ... More


The role of competition and facilitation in structuring desert communities

David Ward

in The Biology of Deserts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199211470
eISBN:
9780191728143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211470.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

It has long been considered that abiotic factors are far more important than biotic variables in controlling the structure of desert communities. In recent years, this perception has changed because ... More


St David’s College, Lampeter

David Dowland

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

In 1803, Thomas Burgess was enthroned at St David's where he was perceived as another indifferent English bishop. However, this chapter discusses the dedication and the passion of Thomas Burgess in ... More


Competitor Analysis

Greg Fisher, John E. Wisneski, and Rene M. Bakker

in Strategy in 3D: Essential Tools to Diagnose, Decide, and Deliver

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190081478
eISBN:
9780197521847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081478.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The purpose of a competitor analysis is to provide managers with a complete picture of the competitive landscape confronting a firm. The core idea behind a competitor analysis is to use a systematic ... More


The Design of the Optimal Abuse Tests

Renato Nazzini

in The Foundations of European Union Competition Law: The Objective and Principles of Article 102

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199226153
eISBN:
9780191730856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226153.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

The objective of competition law is to maximise long-term social welfare. However, an abuse test that required proof that the conduct under review reduces long-term social welfare would lack both the ... More


Resisting Yankee Capitalism

Andrew Gordon

in Fabricating Consumers: The Sewing Machine in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267855
eISBN:
9780520950313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267855.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Employees of the Singer Sewing Machine Company organized two labor disputes. The disputes were notable for the leading role played by managers and sellers, for their tactics—a virtual takeover of the ... More


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