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Dis-Integration through Integration: The Emergence of Accounting Information Network s

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the importance of accounting information networks (AINs). More and more firms have refocused and vertically disaggregated, relying on small units which can involve both ... More


Making Invisible Work Visible: Using Social Network Analysis to Support Strategic Collaboration

Rob Cross, Stephen P. Borgatti, and Andrew Parker

in Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines how social network analysis can be used as a diagnostic technique for better understanding myriad organizational challenges, ranging from improving communication between ... More


Networks of information: A description of networks of information or data, with a particular focus on the World Wide Web and citation networks

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter focuses on information networks, consisting of items of data linked together in some way. Information networks are all, so far as we know, man-made, with perhaps the best known example ... More


From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Sebouh DavidAslanian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Drawing on a rich trove of documents, including correspondence not seen for 300 years, this study explores the emergence and growth of a remarkable global trade network operated by Armenian silk ... More


When the City Begins to Talk

Kristian Kloeckl

in The Urban Improvise: Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243048
eISBN:
9780300249347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243048.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter introduces the digitally augmented city as a major focus of current design research and practice. It critically examines the impact that the entanglement of networked information ... More


Social Stress, Affect, and Neural Function in Adolescence

Erin B. McClure and Daniel S. Pine

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter reviews the literature on mechanisms that underlie the onset and evolution of adolescent anxiety disorders as they relate to the development of anxiety in youth. It begins by examining ... More


Networks and Politics: The Case of Human Rights

David Lazer

in Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195371895
eISBN:
9780199979127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371895.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In Chapter 9, political scientist and scholar of social networks David Lazer gives an overview of the standard tools of social network analysis. He explains how network dynamics can be useful for ... More


Epilogue

Kristian Kloeckl

in The Urban Improvise: Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243048
eISBN:
9780300249347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243048.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This concluding chapter reviews the central arguments of the book and reflects critically on living with uncertainty and unpredictability as a form of critical mobility for urban living. It considers ... More


The Internet and Modern Uses of Information

James W. Cortada

in All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190460679
eISBN:
9780190460709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460679.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the birth and early history of the Internet, how Americans used it to find information, but also businesses and government in support of their work. A detailed analysis of how ... More


Securing IT Networks Incorporating Medical Devices: Risk Management and Compliance in Health Care Cyber Security

Nicholas J. Mankovich

in Advances in Cyber Security: Technology, Operations, and Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823244560
eISBN:
9780823268948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244560.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The increasingly digital nature of medical imaging means that medical device output represents the highest volume of digital data in the medical record. Information technology has allowed the direct ... More


Inference in the Real World

Amos Golan

in Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199349524
eISBN:
9780199349555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199349524.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In this chapter I provide a mix of detailed cross-disciplinary examples to illustrate the method in real-world settings. The examples in this chapter illustrate modeling and inference in a relatively ... More


Regional Transportation Development Strategy for the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Xiaohong Chen, Tanfeng Li, and Ye Li

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the objectives and methodology of the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) regional transportation strategy. It also recommends four strategic measures in regional transportation ... More


The Ethos of Information

Alan Liu

in The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486987
eISBN:
9780226487007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487007.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the results of a survey of “cool” and related terms on the World Wide Web using major search engines, conducted on July 6–7, 1998. There is clearly much more cool on the web in ... More


Coalition Building and the Politics of Cooperation in the Emergent Movement

Stephen Ellingson

in To Care for Creation: The Emergence of the Religious Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226367248
eISBN:
9780226367415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226367415.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the inter-organizational networks among REMOs, and between REMOs and secular environmental movement organizations, and examines how different types and degrees of embeddedness ... More


“Rulers of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens”: Does Democracy Count?

Amit M. Schejter

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter denounces the hypercommercialization of the information network and its control by private interests using the marketplace metaphor. It argues that government policy should adopt a ... More


The Daily “Probabilities”

Jamie L. Pietruska

in Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226475004
eISBN:
9780226509150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509150.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on controversies over rural access to short-term weather forecasts and storm warnings after 1870, when the US Army Signal Service established the country’s first national weather ... More


Constraints to Learning

Edward Beatty

in Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284890
eISBN:
9780520960558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284890.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The central paradox of modern economic growth in Mexico is the contrast between a tidal wave of technological imports—adopted and sometimes widely diffused—and a stubbornly persistent dependence on ... More


Hierarchies of Heathenism

Emily Conroy-Krutz

in Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions's global vision and the ways that it imagined the rest of the world, particularly through the formation of what it calls ... More


The Fate of the Ransomed

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses what happened to the Polish Jewish captives once they had been ransomed and released. Most sought to return home at the first opportunity. Without a patron, however, this was ... More


Using O*NET to Identify and Design Career Pathways

Denise E. Craven and David Rivkin

in Career Pathways: From School to Retirement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190907785
eISBN:
9780190095475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907785.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Current, reliable occupational information is critical to the identification and design of pathways to and through careers. Data on more than 200 worker- and job-oriented descriptors in the ... More


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