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Developing an HR Infrastructure for Knowledge Retention

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/9780195170979.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes HR processes and practices needed to address four common problems that organizations must address to retain knowledge and develop workforce capabilities in an era of changing ... More


The First Millennium ad in North-Central Peru: Critical Perspectives on a Linguistic Prehistory

GEORGE F. LAU

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter reviews archaeological evidence for culture change during the first millennium ad in north-central Peru, and its implications for the spread of language(s). Important developments ... More


Georacial Disorder beneath Enchanted Lakes

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines disaster responses and environmental perceptions of climate change and glacier retreat through an analysis of the 1941 Huaraz and 1945 Chavín de Huantar glacial lake outburst ... More


The Problematic Relationship between Migration and Culture Change

Graciela S. Cabana

in Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents a philosophical piece problematizing the migration concept through a historical analysis of the relationship between migration and “culture change.” Graciela Cabana argues that ... More


Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume Two

Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, and Ying-yi Hong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199840694
eISBN:
9780199932726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840694.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Volume II of the Advances in Culture and Psychology showcases contributions from internationally renowned culture scholars who span the discipline of culture and psychology and represent diversity in ... More


Culture Change: The Perspective of Dynamical Minimalism

Andrzej Nowak, Wouter de Raad, and Wojciech Borkowski1

in Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume Two

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199840694
eISBN:
9780199932726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840694.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The goal of dynamical minimalism is to identify the simplest mechanisms and the fewest variables capable of producing the phenomenon we are trying to explain. Dynamical minimalism bases its ... More


Some Problems of Analyzing Cultural Evolution

Elihu M. Gerson

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Culture is a system of institutions, each of which is made up of conventions: collective capacities to perform some activity reliably. Institutions are embodied in concrete organizations, and are ... More


Work—life initiatives and organisational change in a UK private sector company: a transformational approach?

Suzan Lewis and Janet Smithson

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the UK private sector finance organisation which claims to have moved beyond the work-life policy implementation to address organisational culture change. A drive for culture ... More


Culture in Law and Development: Nurturing Positive Change

Lan Cao

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199915231
eISBN:
9780199362936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915231.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The growth of international law in the post–World War II era stemmed partly from the belief that universal norms would make life for the world’s population safer, more equitable, and more conducive ... More


Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Graciela S. Cabana and Jeffery J. Clark (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

All too often, anthropologists study specific facets of human migration without guidance from the other subdisciplines (archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistics) ... More


Continuity and Change in Anthropological Perspectives on Migration: Insights from Molecular Anthropology

Deborah A. Bolnick

in Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Historically, anthropologists have treated migration as a source and form of major change, involving mass population movement over large distances and across sociocultural boundaries. Migration ... More


Paper with a mouth, recounting the developing destinies of an iyoom and her community

Barbara Rogoff

in Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195319903
eISBN:
9780199893744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319903.003.0045
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Ushering babies into this world is the sacred work of a Mayan midwife (“iyoom”). The divine selection of an individual for this work is indicated by a sign at her birth. However, fewer sacred ... More


Strategic 360 Feedback for Organization Development

Allan H. Church and W. Warner Burke

in Handbook of Strategic 360 Feedback

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190879860
eISBN:
9780190051075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879860.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the application of Strategic 360 Feedback specifically for large-scale organization development (OD) and change interventions. The emphasis is on (a) ways in which using ... More


Dynamics of Culture Change and Cultural Stability among the Shuar of Ecuador

H Clark Barrett

in Socio-Economic Environment and Human Psychology: Social, Ecological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190492908
eISBN:
9780190879853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492908.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the dynamics of culture change and cultural stability among the Shuar, an indigenous Amazonian society in southeastern Ecuador. While the Shuar have always engaged in ... More


Reshaping Undergraduate Music Education in Turbulent Times Through Cultural Rather Than Curricular Change

Brian Pertl

in College Music Curricula for a New Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter presents a practical approach to implementing change in music departments and conservatories by focusing on cultural rather than curricular change. Forward-thinking proposals abound, but ... More


A Polar Model of Culture Change: Introduction to Structural Misanthropology

Harry Berger

in The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823245161
eISBN:
9780823252657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245161.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter introduces the reader to structural misanthropology and culture change. It begins with an overview of two paradoxes: the paradox of transcendence, or the traditional paradox, in which ... More


Change at Work

Tim Strangleman

in Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In the early 1980s, Guinness found itself facing serious financial problems as a result of the recession, falling profits, and mistaken diversification decisions. This chapter tells how the company ... More


Forgetting the Forest

Robert A. Voeks

in The Ethnobotany of Eden: Rethinking the Jungle Medicine Narrative

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226547718
eISBN:
9780226547855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547855.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the question of whether knowledge and use of healing plants maintained by traditional societies is disappearing before it can benefit society at large. The main agents are ... More


Different SNFs, Different Miffs

Muriel R. Gillick M.D.

in Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Skilled nursing facilities vary in quality, with for-profit facilities offering, on average, poorer care. Not-for-profit facilities are at the forefront of the culture change movement that promotes ... More


Offence

Rachel Potter

in Obscene Modernism: Literary Censorship and Experiment 1900-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680986
eISBN:
9780191766008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680986.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter Five brings together some of the different factors — historical, intellectual, and literary — that have been discussed in Chapters One to Four but moves the argument forwards chronologically ... More


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