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Clinical Data-Mining: Integrating Practice and Research

Irwin Epstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335521
eISBN:
9780199777433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335521.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Clinical data-mining (CDM) involves the conceptualization, extraction, analysis, and interpretation of available clinical data for practice knowledge-building, clinical decision-making, and ... More


On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future

Devon Powers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042874
eISBN:
9780252051739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

What is a trend? What role do trends play in consumer culture? How do trends come into being? And how do trends shape the future? This book explores these and other questions through a focus on the ... More


Knowledge Enablingin Action: Dismantling Barriers at Gemini Consulting

Georg Von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka

in Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126167
eISBN:
9780199848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126167.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Although it is a known fact that companies incorporate particular kinds of knowledge in their business processes, the business of management consulting firms concentrates mainly on the creation of ... More


All the King's Men: Governors, Consuls, and Ambassadors, 1590–1650

Alison Games

in The Web of Empire: English Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335545
eISBN:
9780199869039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335545.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on trade consuls and ambassadors. Charged with representing the crown overseas and governing English communities, these political leaders acquired valuable experiences that ... 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


Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama

Daniel Kreiss

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782536
eISBN:
9780199950614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782536.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book presents the previously untold history of the use of new media in Democratic electoral campaigning over the last decade. Drawing on open-ended interviews with more than fifty political ... More


The Monarch's Departure

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Monarchs do not leave the office until they are decisively forced out through death or through an internal palace revolt. This palace revolt may be in the form of ultimatums, the resignations of top ... More


Evaluating Group Performance

Chris Argyris

in Flawed Advice and the Management Trap: How Managers Can Know When They're Getting Good Advice and When They're Not

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195132861
eISBN:
9780199848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132861.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter demonstrates how a Model II type of inquiry can be used to evaluate the performance of a group. The vice president in charge of a consulting team asked the five members to meet with him ... More


The management consulting industry: History and structure

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

The study uses a two-step causal model to attempt to explain the differences of how states receive managerialist ideas. The first and more ‘structural’ or ‘society-centric’ concentrates on the ... More


Britain: Providing management policy advice through the centre of government

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Although British policy makers accepted managerialist ideas more enthusiastically than the policy makers in Canada and in France, this does not explain how Britain has one of the most mature and ... More


Trial Consulting

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In its roughly 25 years of existence, the trial-consulting profession has grown dramatically in membership, recognition, and breadth of practice. What began as a small activist group of social ... More


Palliative Care Consults

James L. Hallenbeck

in Palliative Care Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the concept of the so-called palliative care consults. Most consults are not straightforward requests for advice regarding a particular symptom but rather very difficult ... More


What Needs to Be Changed?

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter evaluates the contributions of litigation consultants to the functioning of the legal system. It offers conclusions about each of the several activities described in previous chapters. ... More


Trial Consulting: Does It Help to Achieve the Goal of Justice?

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter begins with a brief description of the purpose of the book, which is to explore the multitude of roles for trial consultants, in order to describe the major activities they do (not just ... More


Witness Preparation

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter describes the procedures in the preparation of witnesses. Lawyers may lack the time—and, more importantly, the skills—to determine how effective their witnesses will be before the jury. ... More


Change of Venue

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter discusses the research on the effects of pre-trial publicity on jurors’ decisions, evaluates methods commonly used by the courts in an attempt to alleviate such effects, and reviews ... More


Small-Group Research

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Pre-trial small-group research (SGR) does not necessarily eliminate all surprises, but it can open the attorney’s and the client’s eyes to unforeseen problems or opportunities. The trouble with ... More


Trial Strategies and Procedures

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

When the decision is made to proceed to trial, the attorney’s strategy becomes relevant, beginning with construction of the opening statement, followed by presentation of evidence, questioning of ... More


What Do We Know About Jury Deliberations and the Determinants of Jury Decisions?

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The ultimate goal of all trial consultants is an outcome that achieves success for their clients, whether it is a favorable settlement or the desired trial verdict. Since many of the cases lead to a ... More


Jury Selection: Measures of General Bias

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Given the fragile relationship between jurors’ demographic classifications or internal qualities and their verdicts, trial consultants have followed two pathways in advising and evaluating jury ... More


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