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The Virtues of Global Leaders: An Integrative Research Perspective

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart Clegg

in The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653867
eISBN:
9780191742057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter integrates the arguments presented in the previous chapters. Different virtues tend to support different roles, activities, and competencies. Therefore, global leaders must combine ... More


Palliative care in the global context: Understanding policies to support end-of-life care

David Clark

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0093
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter reviews the progress that has been made in research into global palliative care development during the first decade of the new millennium. It sets out the work that has been done by key ... More


Outlook for global development finance: excess or shortage?

Andrew Sheng

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an outlook for global development finance and asks whether we have an excess or shortage of available resources for the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It ... More


The Role of the Health Sector in Early Childhood Development

Patrice L. Engle, Mary E. Young, and Giorgio Tamburlini

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The health sector plays a critical role in early childhood development (ECD), defined by the global goals of supporting child well-being, reaching the youngest children, and advancing other goals of ... More


Giving to Change the World

Christian Smith, Michael O. Emerson, and Patricia Snell

in Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on how American Christians can make a difference through generous financial giving. It is estimated that if committed Christians in the United States gave ten percent of their ... More


The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart R. Clegg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653867
eISBN:
9780191742057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The book draws from the Positive Organizational Scholarship approach, a research stream in which the virtues of leaders have been understudied, at least in terms of the holistic approach that we ... More


Final reflections

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter discusses the lessons that have been learned from lifelong observation of the workings of social security. It tries to identify a specific number of fundamentals that are ... More


Introduction: From surviving to thriving?

Jo Boyden, Andrew Dawes, Paul Dornan, and Colin Tredoux

in Tracing the Consequences of Child Poverty: Evidence from the Young Lives study of Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447348313
eISBN:
9781447348481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348313.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter provides a background of the Young Lives study, which began in 2001. Young Lives was set up during a period of optimism for global development associated with the Millennium ... More


Human rights and welfare rights: contextualising dependency and responsibility

Hartley Dean

in The ethics of welfare: Human rights, dependency and responsibility

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345622
eISBN:
9781447303763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345622.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Human rights are an ideological fiction. This is not to diminish the concept; rather it is to acknowledge that the notion of a universally definable set of rights that are inherent to human beings by ... More


The Origin of a Nation: Hunza and Postcolonial Identity

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes the state of Hunza after the partition of India which formed the sovereignty of Pakistan in 1947. It also examines the region's representation as a marginal but remote place ... More


Governing High Seas Fisheries: The Interplay of Global and Regional Regimes

Olav Schram Stokke (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299493
eISBN:
9780191685729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299493.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The legal and political difficulties of managing fish stocks that straddle both national waters and the high seas were not abolished by the introduction of exclusive economic zones. Here, chapters ... More


Conclusion

Jason McFarlane, Hany Besada, Kathryn Anne Brunton, and Alireza Saniei-Pour

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concludes with some recommendations aimed at ensuring the legacy and success of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It argues that the Post-2015 Development Agenda needs to address a new and ... More


Gender Equity and the SDGs: Collective Impact for Change

Elizabeth Dettori and Geeta Rao Gupta

in Handbook of Adolescent Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190847128
eISBN:
9780190847159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847128.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter identifies some of the most stubborn gender-based risks and vulnerabilities girls face as a cohort from preadolescence through late adolescence across the domains of personal ... More


Narrow Fairways: Getting By & Falling Behind in the New India

Patrick Inglis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190664763
eISBN:
9780190664800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite India’s three decades of economic liberalization, access to quality education, well-paying jobs, and high standards of living align with prior class and caste advantages, leaving many poor ... More


America in a Globalizing World, 1993–2000

Louis Kriesberg

in Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

This chapter first discusses eight major world developments that affected the outbreak of large-scale conflicts and how they were conducted. These developments relate to global integration, ... More


Abye Tasse, 2016: Interviewed by Gurid Aga Askeland

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Abye Tasse, a leader in African social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


Commodity Prices, Commodity Currencies, and Global Economic Developments

Jan J.J. Groen and Paolo A. Pesenti

in Commodity Prices and Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386898
eISBN:
9780226386904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386904.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses commodity prices, commodity currencies, and global economic developments. A synthetic survey of the different arguments used to rationalize and predict shifts in commodity ... More


Social policy in the age of austerity

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoë Irving

in Social Policy In Times of Austerity: Global economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447319115
eISBN:
9781447319146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319115.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book begins from the premise that the post-2008 global economic circumstance is best understood as a variety of crises proceeding in several waves, with differential impacts cross-nationally, ... More


Lynne Healy, 2014: Interviewed by Gurid Aga Askeland

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Lynne Healy, a leader in American social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


Introduction

Patrick Inglis

in Narrow Fairways: Getting By & Falling Behind in the New India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190664763
eISBN:
9780190664800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664763.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

Thomas L. Friedman, an op-ed writer, has suggested that India, and the world, is flat, with many more opportunities available to poor and working-class Indians on account of innovations in software ... More


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