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Coordinating Work—Strategic Linking

DAVID A. NADLER, michael l. tushman, and mark b. nadler

in Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The industrial giant called ABB which designs, manufactures, and sells electrical equipment and systems in several countries around the world attempted to push through with its endeavors on different ... More


Formal and Informal Structure of Organization

Phanish Puranam

in The Microstructure of Organizations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199672363
eISBN:
9780191864292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672363.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In this chapter, my aim is describe the links between the formal and informal structure of organizations, and propose a systematic approach to analyzing these links. I first discuss how the two are ... More


Kinship, Friendship, and Patron-Client Relations in Complex Societies

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The anthropologist's study of complex societies receives its major justification from the fact that such societies are not as well organized and tightly knit. There are political resources that are ... More


Outline of a Theory of Truth *

Gary Ostertag

in Philosophical Troubles: Collected Papers, Volume 1

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730155
eISBN:
9780199918430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730155.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Ever since Pilate asked, “What is truth?”, the subsequent search for a correct answer has been inhibited by another problem, which also arises in a New Testament context. If, as the author of the ... More


Structure and Function in Criminal Law

Paul H. Robinson

in Structure and Function in Criminal Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258865
eISBN:
9780191681875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258865.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book has two themes. First, it argues how the criminal law is not just a matter of theoretical interest but has important real-world practical effects. A second theme is to demonstrate that ... More


New Directions in Jazz Composition: Three Portraits

Alex Stewart

in Making the Scene: Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249530
eISBN:
9780520940161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249530.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines recent developments in arranging and composition, with an emphasis on innovative techniques and formal structures. The relationship of the composers to their works differs ... More


Semantic and formal structure: a corpus-based study of Swedish NN compounds and their French counterparts

Maria Rosenberg

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The study addresses the semantics of word formation from a contrastive perspective. Swedish often uses NN compounds to express combined concepts in cases where French uses lexicalized constructions ... More


Respite for rural and remote caregivers

Neena L. Chappell, Bonnie Schroeder, and Michelle Gibbens

in Rural ageing: A good place to grow old?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349019
eISBN:
9781447303299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents a report on the six guiding principles that are derived from the information shared by project personnel. These are raising awareness of caregiver issues, encouraging caregiver ... More


Formal Structure and Harmonic Function

Donna Louise Gunn

in Discoveries from the Fortepiano: A Manual for Beginners and Seasoned Performers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199396634
eISBN:
9780199396672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396634.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapter presents the critical role that formal structure and harmonic function play in understanding Classical Era repertoire, particularly in the galant style. Focus is on interesting atypical ... More


Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ellen T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet the work remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot ... More


Formal Structure

Stephen Blackwood

in The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198718314
eISBN:
9780191787669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718314.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This chapter uncovers an intricate, comprehensive, symmetrical system according to which the Consolation’s poetic metres are repeated and arranged. This acoustic system includes all of the work’s ... More


The Structure of Aggregation

Iwao Hirose

in Moral Aggregation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199933686
eISBN:
9780199398324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933686.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers the precise definition of aggregation and elucidates the formal structure of interpersonal aggregation. Section 2.1 offers a formal definition of the general notion of ... More


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