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Launching Knowledge Retention Initiatives: Principles for Action

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides an outline of how to start implementing knowledge retention programs. It illustrates the uses of a risk assessment or a knowledge audit, as well as an attrition profile and ... More


CONCLUSION AND EPILOGUE

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263777
eISBN:
9780191714191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that Christian faith in India — at various times and in various circumstances — has been able to transcend ethnic, national, and cultural ... More


Working with interpreters and achieving culturally competent communication

Steven Klimidis and Harry Minas

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0031
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Healthcare around the world is currently experimenting with the development of culturally and linguistically competent workforces and systems of care. Fundamental to this enterprise is redressing the ... More


A Comparative Look at the Scottish and German Enlightenments

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter compares the Scottish Enlightenment and the German Aufklärung, which were among the most lively and distinct national variants of the European Enlightenment. It examines the passage of ... More


Challenges: The Hurdles for Sister Church Relationships

Janel Kragt Bakker

in Sister Churches: American Congregations and Their Partners Abroad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328208
eISBN:
9780199369331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328208.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As this chapter explains, formidable challenges stand in the way of sister church relationships achieving their goals. Raising issues of material inequalities, cultural barriers, racism, pitfalls of ... More


A community of communities: privileging religion

Naaz Rashid

in Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325178
eISBN:
9781447325215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325178.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter develops the theme of ‘cultural barriers’. It analyses research participants’ views regarding religion as both a source of disadvantage as well as potential source of empowerment. It ... More


The Road Ahead

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This concluding chapter emphasizes the importance of the examination of the experiences of students participating in the Cranford Program. It argues that friendships, social connections, cultural ... More


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