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Amalgamations: Post‐Merger Performance

Roger Undy

in Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Dominant‐partner amalgamations are briefly discussed before focusing on balanced‐partner amalgamations. The outcomes of dominant‐partner amalgamations are similar to those generated by transfers. In ... More


 A Tale of Two Liquidations: Case Studies in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11

Dr. Ben S. Branch, Hugh M. Ray, and Robin Russell

in Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195306989
eISBN:
9780199783762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306989.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter details two real life liquidations, one under Chapter 7 and one under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The Chapter 7 case study covers the Bank of New England ... More


The Primacy of Economics: Reconstruction in Western Europe, 1919–1924

Lord Bullock and William Deakin

in The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221142
eISBN:
9780191678417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221142.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Once the peace treaty was signed and the European leaders returned to their capitals, the most pressing problems they faced were financial and economic. The war had wrecked international finance and ... More


Changing Union Behaviour

Roger Undy, Patricia Fosh, Huw Morris, Paul Smith, and Roderick Martin

in Managing the Unions: The Impact of Legislation on Trade Unions' Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289197
eISBN:
9780191684685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289197.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Even before the changes, unions were already experiencing financial problems, since the income from membership subscriptions was not enough to cover the total expenses. Because of the immense drop in ... More


Singapore

Boon-Hock Chia and Audrey Chia

in Suicide in Asia: Causes and Prevention

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099425
eISBN:
9789882207431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099425.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the epidemiological profile of suicide in Singapore. The suicide rate in Singapore has remained steady between 1993–2003, ranging from 8–12 per 100,000. The male:female suicide ... More


“Our Common Salvation”

Guy Maclean Rogers

in The Mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178630
eISBN:
9780300182705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178630.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on how the Ephesians again had trouble subsidizing the traditional sacrifices of the year, including the ones that took place on Artemis's birthday, and how wide variations in ... More


A Long Rearguard Action: Cammell Laird, 1970–93

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.023
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the history of Cammell Laird and Co. during the period from 1970 to 1993. It explains that the during the 1970s the Laird Group was deprived of its interests in Cammell Laird ... More


Post-Governor Blues

Charles C. Bolton

in William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes events during the last year of Winter’s administration in 1983; debates over the resumption of capital punishment in Mississippi; Winter’s efforts to deal with the state’s ... More


Orson Welles: Patched and Peeled in Mogador

Mike Zwerin

in The Parisian Jazz Chronicles: An Improvisational Memoir

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108064
eISBN:
9780300127386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108064.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the author's attempts to interview American actor and director Orson Welles, explaining that during this time Welles was having major financial problems with his film ... More


A return to the origins: The new Anglo-Spanish Society

Luis G. Martínez del Campo

in Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382752
eISBN:
9781786945266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

I analyse how the changes within the Spanish Embassy in London caused the reorganisation of the League of Friendship in a new Anglo-Spanish Society, which became a non-political institution. After ... More


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