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Business Portfolio Restructuring of Japanese Firms in the 1990s: Entry and Exit Analysis *

Tatsuya Kikutani, Hideshi Itoh, and Osamu Hayashida

in Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the restructuring of Japanese business groups during the 1990s. Using the Basic Survey of Business Structure and Activity, the chapter analyses the business portfolio of ... More


Living Crunchy and Doing Right(s)

Susan R. Holman

in God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter explores the paradigm of “sharing the world” with a focus on modern models of giving, divestment, and hospitality. Those who live in the modern West are often faced with an ... More


Defining the Debate

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the contours of the apartheid debate during the early 1960s. It begins with an overview of the tensions between the African National Congress and the Pan Africanist Congress ... More


Mergers

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Mergers can add value when they enable distinctive capabilities to be exploited more widely or more effectively. However, as it is most often the case, mergers and alliances are the result of ... More


How Do Countries Privatize?

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the practical aspects of privatizing state-owned enterprises (SOEs). It identifies the key issues that governments must confront in determining which SOEs to divest, and then ... More


Joint Ventures

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Joint ventures (JVs) serve as a means for staggered divestment or acquisition because they lessen the chances of loss by diverging firms and minimize risk by acquiring firms. JVs involve contractual ... More


Southwest Ranchos: Land Grants and Land Loss

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the role of law, lawyers, squatters, and nature in the monumental loss of millions of acres of southwestern land, which displaced the once land-rich Latino/as and reconstituted ... More


Why We Support Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the Israeli public's support for the movement called Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel (BDS). BDS has moved from the circles of the radical Western left to the ... More


The Rhodes Years

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines developments at Cornell University under Frank H. T. Rhodes, who served as president from 1977 to 1995. Given the multiple constituencies and multiplicity of views in Cornell's ... More


Political Engagement, Divestment, and Cornell’s Two-China Policy

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines Cornell University's political engagement, divestment, and two-China policy. Political activism over a range of international issues did not vanish during the tenure of Frank H. ... More


Decolonizing Antisemitism

Atalia Omer

in Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615912
eISBN:
9780226616100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616100.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on marginality as a resource for refashioning Jewishness. It scrutinizes efforts to decolonize and deorientalize the meanings of antisemitism, denoting a shift in the social ... More


2 Southwest Ranchos: Land Grants and Land Loss

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the role of law, lawyers, squatters, and nature in the monumental loss of millions of acres of southwestern land, which displaced the once land-rich Latino/as and reconstituted ... More


Things and possessions

David J. Ekerdt

in Ageing in Everyday Life: Materialities and Embodiments

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335917
eISBN:
9781447335955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335917.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Researchers commonly chart the life course as a progression of intangibles, yet the life course also has an important material basis: it is enacted and embodied with things and sometimes in the ... More


The Definition of Anti-Semitism

Kenneth L. Marcus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375646
eISBN:
9780190257897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375646.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores, in the context of the new anti-Semitism, the question that has become central to its field of scholarship: What is anti-Semitism? Efforts to define “anti-Semitism” have been ... More


Ascetic Renunciation

Elizabeth A. Clark

in Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190888220
eISBN:
9780190888268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888220.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 surveys the development of ascetic renunciation as a favored mode of Christian existence from the religion’s origins to late antiquity. It details what ascetic Christians “renounced” (e.g., ... More


Exiting Rome and the Sack of the City

Elizabeth A. Clark

in Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190888220
eISBN:
9780190888268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888220.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 explores the dramatic events spurring Melania and her entourage to leave Rome in advance of the Gothic sack of the city in August 410. After the death of Melania’s father in perhaps 405 or ... More


The Future: 10 Challenges for Sustainability

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Growing concerns about climate-change pollutants, the widening gap between the rich and the poor, resource shortages, and the world’s gamut of ecological problems have placed new pressures on ... More


Toward a New Alignment?

Keeley Wilson

in Ringtone: Exploring the Rise and Fall of Nokia in Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198777199
eISBN:
9780191822988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777199.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

This chapter begins with the arrival of Nokia’s first non-Finnish CEO and his frank assessment of Nokia’s situation being akin to a man on a burning oil platform. It describes his strategy to form an ... More


Palestinian NGOs and Their Allies Wage Lawfare Against Israel

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses lawfare against Israel by Palestinian NGOs and their allies. Section I analyzes the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS), including EU guidelines restricting ... More


Conclusion

Kenneth L. Marcus

in The Definition of Anti-Semitism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375646
eISBN:
9780190257897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375646.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The conclusion explains how anti-Semitism can best be defined with respect to each of the various contexts described above. More broadly, the conclusion demonstrates that a theoretically ... More


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