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San Francisco and Human Rights, 1945

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The draft proposals for the United Nations Charter that emerged from Dumbarton Oaks allowed only for one brief mention of human rights. The final version agreed at San Francisco gave human rights a ... More


The Field Research Survival Guide

Arlene Rubin Stiffman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This collection of field research narratives from veteran social and behavioral science researchers acknowledges the unpredictability of managing a project, and candidly illustrates real-world ... More


Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192628114
eISBN:
9780191730115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Consultants and nurses in palliative medicine who do not have a background in oncology need to know about the different types of cancer to be able to deal with palliation in these patients. The new ... More


Urwick Orr and Partners

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

in Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

On leaving the International Management Institute (IMI), Urwick set up a management consultancy in conjunction with John Leslie Orr. The two had complementary skills and contacts and the consultancy ... More


The Development of Managers

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

in The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the development, education, and training of managers in Britain. It reviews national education and training institutions from basic education to universities and professional ... More


Consultant selection and monitoring

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The use of external investment advisers among institutions in Oxford and Cambridge is low. This may be due to the high level of professional expertise available internally, including alumni and ... More


The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Grahame Dowling

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

If an organization has customers, it needs to understand marketing. To achieve the best results from marketing requires a subtle blend of art and science. It can also benefit from recommendations for ... More


What Have We Learnt About Aid?

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses how aid might be delivered more effectively. While referring to Sida, it provides suggestions that are general enough to be useful to any agency concerned with development ... More


Boundaries in action—challenge

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

in Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Management consultants are conventionally portrayed as ‘agents‐of‐change’, challenging the fragile or misinformed client who may initially resist, but will eventually learn and change. Two key ... More


The micro management of boundaries through humour and laughter

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

in Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The occurrence of laughter within meetings between management consultants and their clients is examined in‐depth. Three types of laughter are identified: jokes about third parties, jokes about ... More


Conclusion—beyond consultancy and projects

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

in Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Themes from earlier chapters are brought together to draw some wider conclusions for an understanding of client‐consultant relations and the flow of knowledge in consulting projects. Consultants and ... More


Conclusion: Beyond Disclosurism

Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider

in More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161709
eISBN:
9781400850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161709.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter clarifies that the book has argued that lawmakers must abandon the use of mandated disclosure, describing it as a failed regulatory method. The book has presented evidence ... More


Incentives for Contractors in Aid-Supported Activities

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Using data on Sida’s activities in Zambia and India, it is shown that there are inherent contradictions between the incentives that consultants face in promoting ownership, and the incentives they ... More


The Consultant Role: Transference and Counter- transference

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter focuses on the relation of the consultant to the client, especially typical quasi-transference dynamics in which clients project unrealistic roles onto the consultant: ‘the magic ... More


Health Care

Julian Le Grand

in Motivation, Agency, and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266999
eISBN:
9780191600869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266999.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Examines the development of robust incentive structures in health care, using two examples from British health care: the holding of budgets for hospital care by organisations of primary‐care ... More


Reasons and Rationalizations: The Limits to Organizational Knowledge

Chris Argyris

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268078
eISBN:
9780191699252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268078.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

What is the purpose of social science and management research? Do scholars/researchers have a responsibility to generate insights and knowledge that are of practical (implementable) value and ... More


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


Conclusions

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This book has investigated the innovation process through a focus on the management of information technology (IT) expertise in the financial services sector. Expertise is both an important focus of ... More


Seeing like a Jail, 2: Corrections Consulting

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 6 is devoted entirely to a close examination of the substantial history of national and state corrections consultants in the county, paying particular attention to the two consultants whose ... More


Paper Traces: Inscribing Organizations and Information Technology

Brian P. Bloomfield and Theo Vurdubakis

in Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter explores what is represented by the word and when we speak of ‘technology and organization’ in the same breath. A specific focus is on the form of intermediation that constitutes the ... More


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