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CONCLUSION

Luther Tai

in Corporate E-Learning: An Inside View of IBM's Solutions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311310
eISBN:
9780199789948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311310.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter concludes that IBM is a pioneer and leader in implementing e-learning. E-learning has already made a difference in how their employees learn and work, as evidenced by their significant ... More


The Influence of Catholic Social Teaching on the Democratic Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Study from Indonesia

Francisca Ninik Yudianti

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Do the principles and frameworks provided by Catholic Social Teaching (CST) have any effect today on the processes of democratic practices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Catholic-owned ... More


Managing Culture

Veronica Hope Hailey

in Strategic Human Resource Management: Corporate Rhetoric and Human Reality

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198782049
eISBN:
9780191695421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782049.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Strategy

This chapter describes the different approaches taken by two companies (Glaxo Pharmaceuticals UK and Hewlett Packard) to managing culture. Despite the difference in approach, both organizations ... More


The Infantilizing Gaze, or Schmidt Revisited

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the globalization of corporate culture. It first considers the balance of control and consent in the workplace before discussing managerial views of Indian workers. It then ... More


How One Corporation Got Involved

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

This chapter tells the story of Pennsylvania Blue Shield's venture into the world of welfare. It discusses the factors that created the receptive environment for the venture. These include the ... More


The Rise and Fall of Globalization

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the multinational banking industry from the 1960s. The arrival of global financial markets changed the banking industry greatly. The City of London ... More


On the Origins of Corporate Culture

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter offers a history of the concept of “corporate culture.” It begins and concludes with the 2008 financial crisis because respondents to the crisis suggested it was the result of a culture ... More


War and Depression

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the situation of the British multinational banks in the period of political and economic crisis in the world economy, particularly between 1914 and 1946. The most striking ... 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


Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Lawrence Cunningham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170048
eISBN:
9780231538695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Berkshire Hathaway, the $300 billion conglomerate that Warren Buffett built, is among the world’s largest and most famous corporations. Yet, for all its power and celebrity, few people understand ... More


The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Helena Chance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

From the 1880s, a new type of designed green space appeared in the industrial landscape in Britain and the USA, the factory pleasure garden and recreation park, and some companies opened allotment ... More


Culture

Lawrence A. Cunningham

in Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170048
eISBN:
9780231538695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses Berkshire Hathaway’s corporate culture. Corporate culture is defined by a set of shared beliefs, practices, and outlooks that determine a corporation’s expectations and ... More


The Culture of Synthesis

Jon Kolko

in Exposing the Magic of Design: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Methods and Theory of Synthesis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744336
eISBN:
9780199894710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744336.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter describes how a company can foster a positive culture, one that supports and encourages synthesis. After explaining the challenges of achieving this form of culture, the text describes ... More


Encultured Identities, Cultivated Selves

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 5 continues the exploration of the connections between work, culture, power, and subjectivity in IT workspaces through an examination of the fashioning of new worker-subjects through soft ... More


The General Counsel Leading the Charge

E. Norman Veasey and Christine T. Di Guglielmo

in Indispensable Counsel: The Chief Legal Officer in the New Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199315604
eISBN:
9780190259792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199315604.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

One of the fundamental duties of the general counsel is the promotion of ethical conduct within the corporate organization, resulting with the moniker “guardian of the corporate integrity”. ... More


Introduction: A Nation and a Name

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter sketches a brief portrait of the Krupp company. It first explores the various symbolisms of the Krupp name over the years, the criticisms and praise leveled at the company, ... More


Vaudeville Melodies: Popular Musicians and Mass Entertainment in American Culture, 1870-1929

Nicholas Gebhardt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226448558
eISBN:
9780226448725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448725.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is about the changes that took place in popular music in the United States, in the period from 1870 until 1929. It explores the context for those changes and offers an explanation for why ... More


On the Clock: Rewriting Literary Work at Time Inc.

Donal Harris

in On Company Time: American Modernism in the Big Magazines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177726
eISBN:
9780231541343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177726.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Time Inc., at one time the largest media conglomerate in the world, invented the “poet-reporter” by strategically hiring modernist authors to develop its uniformly stylish periodical voice. In ... More


Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Jaesok Kim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book draws on research into a multinational corporation (MNC) in Qingdao, China, and delves deep into the power dynamics at play between Korean management, Chinese migrant workers, local-level ... More


Bankers

James Stent

in China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190497033
eISBN:
9780190497064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190497033.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Corporate governance is emphasized in Chinese banks, and standards are high. Boards of supervisors and boards of directors combine German and Anglo-American models. Directors are competent ... More


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