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From Factory to Enterprise, from Enterprise to Business Group

Mari Sako

in Shifting Boundaries of the Firm: Japanese Company - Japanese Labour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268160
eISBN:
9780191708534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268160.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter describes a broad trend in the transformation of the structure of companies and unions in Japan from the end of the Second World War to the present day. Four periods are identified: the ... More


The Phenomenon of the Multinational Enterprise Group

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The significant phenomenon of multinational enterprise group (MEG) may come about using different structures and organizational patterns. This chapter first discusses the emergence and growth of the ... More


The Economic Role of Corporate Grouping and the Main Bank System

Takeo Hoshi

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter opens by describing several stylized facts of corporate grouping in general and the firm's relationship with its main bank in particular. It then goes on to summarize the main results of ... More


An International Perspective of Corporate Groups and Their Prospects

Yishay Yafeh

in Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060217
eISBN:
9780226060231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060231.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter has three objectives. The first is to review the literature on corporate groups in Japan and elsewhere, and to summarize the evidence on the economic roles (if any) corporate groups have ... More


Use and Abuse of the Corporate Form as a Vehicle for Raising Finance and Managing Financial Risk

Eilís Ferran and Look Chan Ho

in Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the standard features of the company that help to explain why, either in single entity form or as multiple entities linked within a corporate group, it is the organizational ... More


Tribal Feasting in Vietnam

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Vietnam has an unusual number and diversity of hill tribe groups. Some of these still lived in long houses until recently. These groups provided important information on how feasting differed in ... More


The Remarkable Torajan Feasting Complex

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The villages in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, host some of the most lavish feasts in Southeast Asia, especially for funerals or memorials. In addition megaliths were raised for the wealthiest deceased ... More


Multiple Groups, Overlapping Symbols, and the Creation of a Sacred Space at Etowah’s Mound C

Adam King

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The burial record of Mound C at the Etowah site shows differential burial treatments that are linked to differences in social status in Etowah society. Mound C contains evidence that multiple groups ... More


Social and Spatial Dimensions of Moundville Mortuary Practices

Gregory D. Wilson, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and Keith P. Jacobi

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Scholars have only recently begun to investigate Mississippian mortuaries as important sites for the living as well as the dead. The archaeological signatures of mortuary practices not only reflect ... More


Hill Tribes in General

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the range of variation in hill tribes in the Southeast Asia culture area. It examines commonalities and differences in subsistence, village and kinship ... More


The Concept of the Employer

Jeremias Prassl

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735533
eISBN:
9780191799648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735533.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This work develops a functional concept of the employer in the hope of overcoming the theoretical and practical problems arising from the ascription of responsibility in fragmented employment ... More


The Sumban Megalithic Feasting Complex

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The most active and still vibrant megalithic tradition in Southeast Asia is probably found in Sumba. Given the importance of megaliths and their interpretation in prehistoric archaeology, and given ... More


Land Tenure and the Collective-Interests Individual

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter talks about land tenure arrangements and aims to show how people notice its supply. It is stated that land and its availability is a core feature of an agricultural economy, and that the ... More


The Fragile Scope of Employment Law Coverage

Jeremias Prassl

in The Concept of the Employer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735533
eISBN:
9780191799648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735533.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter demonstrates the fragile scope of employment law coverage, beginning with the near-complete inapplicability of protective provisions in the triangular or agency work context. In complex ... More


The Shared Exercise of Employer Functions Across Multiple Loci of Control

Jeremias Prassl

in The Concept of the Employer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735533
eISBN:
9780191799648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735533.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter illustrates how developments in modern enterprise organization, from agency work to corporate groups and activist investors such as Private Equity funds, are increasingly building on ... More


Feasting in Southeast Asia

Brian Hayden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Feasting emerges from the pages of this book as far more than gustatory and social diversions from daily work routines. Instead, feasting in tribal societies plays a critical role in village social, ... More


Laotian Tribal Feasts

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Several exploratory survey trips to Laos revealed relatively poorly developed feasting traditions apparently due to very low levels of food production and wealth. However, a number of ritual ... More


Favourites and flunkeys

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

British diplomats were, first and foremost, watchers and their dispatches were dominated by the health and doings of the king, his ministers, and the fortunes of factions and favourites at court. ... More


Conclusion: The Broader Implications of a Tension Resolved

Jeremias Prassl

in The Concept of the Employer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735533
eISBN:
9780191799648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735533.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

The concluding chapter tests whether the reconceptualization has been successful, both in practical terms and by addressing the fundamental tension head-on: the functional strand is strengthened, in ... More


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