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The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

For decades, the idea that more education will lead to greater individual and national prosperity has been a cornerstone of developed economies. Indeed, it is almost universally believed that college ... More


Conclusions and reflections: Emergent models

D. Hugh Whittaker and Robert E. Cole

in Recovering from Success: Innovation and Technology Management in Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297320
eISBN:
9780191711237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297320.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter attempts to tease out the implications of the individual chapters for the future of innovation and MOT in Japan, beginning with problems in the Japanese ‘knowledge-creating’ company ... More


The False Promise

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter shows how the neoliberal opportunity bargain of individual freedom and national prosperity was supposed to unfold. It first examines the transition from muscle power to brain power, ... More


Managing creativity and control of knowledge workers 1

Clair Brown

in Recovering from Success: Innovation and Technology Management in Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297320
eISBN:
9780191711237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297320.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter looks at the HRM (human resource management) and knowledge system dimensions of open innovation, highlighting the rising importance of externally-derived knowledge. It establishes a link ... More


Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Lynne M. Healy and Rosemary J. Link (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Global knowledge is increasingly essential for all aspects of social work. Today's professionals respond to concerns including permeable borders, the upheavals of war, displaced workers, natural ... More


Biased Investors: Proximity in Secondary Markets

Dariusz Wójcik

in The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries in an Uneven World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592180
eISBN:
9780191729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In Chapter 4, the focus of the book switches from primary to secondary markets. The main argument is that proximity between investors and issuers plays an important part in explaining the behaviour ... More


Global Knowledge Flows in Corporate Networks

Harald Bathelt and Johannes Glückler

in The Relational Economy: Geographies of Knowing and Learning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587384
eISBN:
9780191806728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587384.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explains a relational approach to knowledge-exchange practices and applies this to the empirical context of corporate knowledge transfers, using methods of social network analysis. It ... More


Outlook: Frontiers of Relational Thinking

Harald Bathelt and Johannes Glückler

in The Relational Economy: Geographies of Knowing and Learning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587384
eISBN:
9780191806728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587384.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter summarizes the main arguments of the relational conceptualization emphasizing differences compared with other approaches. It reviews the particular utility of relational perspective in ... More


Social Policy: Education as a New Frontier of Compression

D. Hugh Whittaker, Timothy J. Sturgeon, Toshie Okita, and Tianbiao Zhu

in Compressed Development: Time and Timing in Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198744948
eISBN:
9780191806032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744948.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Social policy has become a new frontier of compression. Compressed developers face simultaneous challenges which early and late developers confronted sequentially. In education this means ... More


The Worldwide Instantiation of the University

David John Frank and John W. Meyer

in The University and the Global Knowledge Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202051
eISBN:
9780691202075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202051.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter describes the multi-dimensional expansion of the university, focusing especially on its accumulating numbers and global diffusion. It stresses the transcendence and universalism of the ... More


Gearing Up

in Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the children who have learned work and health patterns within their own families as U.S. households have become sites of productivity and care again. These youth are native to ... More


The competition state thesis in a comparative perspective: the evolution of a thesis

Dan Horsfall

in Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the competition state thesis. Globalisation, the decline of the Fordist model of production, and the rise of the global knowledge economy have all played their role in ... More


Trade Show Dynamics in Mature Markets 1: Europe

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

in Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Europe is the most well-developed world region in terms of trade show activity. The presence of small- and medium-sized export-oriented firms across all industries has given rise to a multitude of ... More


The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

Philip Auerswald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795178
eISBN:
9780190258481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795178.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Ours is the most dynamic era in human history. The benefits of four centuries of technological and organizational change are at last reaching a previously excluded global majority. This ... More


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