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Working Capital Management

Lorenzo Preve and Virginia Sarria-Allende

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199737413
eISBN:
9780199775637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737413.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Working capital management is one of the most important topics in corporate finance: it relates to the operating investment of a firm and the way managers choose to finance it. This topic, mostly ... More


Digital Applications in Defense of the Nation

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 3: How Computers Changed the Work of American Public Sector Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195165869
eISBN:
9780199868025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165869.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is one of the largest users of computers and telecommunications in the world and the largest within the federal government. The story of how the DoD promoted the ... More


Shanghai Chinese

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter offers an analysis of distribution patterns of sounds and syllables in Shanghai Chinese. Of interest is the fact that Shanghai has no diphthongs or contrastive codas. In addition, the ... More


Developing an HR Infrastructure for Knowledge Retention

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes HR processes and practices needed to address four common problems that organizations must address to retain knowledge and develop workforce capabilities in an era of changing ... More


Business Patterns and Digital Applications in the Transformation of the Wholesale and Retail Industries

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes how computers came into wholesale and retail industries, what applications they were used for, and the extent of their deployment by wholesalers and retailers across three ... More


When is a Room a Music Room? Sounds, Spaces, and Objects in Non-courtly Italian Interiors

FLORA DENNIS

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although never an easy feat, tracing the connections between sounds, spaces and objects becomes easier the higher up the social scale one goes in the Early Modern period. The survival of documentary ... More


Music in the French Domestic Interior (1500–1600)

SOPHIE PICKFORD

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers music-making and the material culture of music in the French domestic interior (1500–1600) with the primary aims of outlining the field; discussing the context for ... More


Syllable and tone

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter discusses the impact of syllable structure on tone loss, tone spreading, and tonal inventory. When a syllable‐tone language loses complex rhymes, it undergoes massive tone loss, tone ... More


English II: syllable inventory and related issues

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines distributional patterns of English sounds and syllables, using the CELEX lexicon. It shows that most unused syllables are due not to phonological constraints but to the fact ... More


Late twentieth-century trends in the biomass of Amazonian forest plots

Timothy R. Baker, Oliver L. Phillips, Yadvinder Malhi, Samuel Almeida, Luzmila Arroyo, Anthony Di Fiore, Terry Erwin, Niro Higuchi, Timothy J. Killeen, Susan G. Laurance, William F. Laurance, Simon L. Lewis, Abel Monteagudo, David A. Neill, Percy Núnez Vargas, Nigel C. A. Pitman, J. Natalino M. Silva, and Rodolfo Vásquez Martínez

in Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567066
eISBN:
9780191717888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567066.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses a previous study by Phillips et al. (1998) on biomass changes in Amazonian permanent sample plots which has been used to infer the presence of a regional carbon sink, ... More


Forest structure and composition

Adrian C. Newton

in Forest Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567448
eISBN:
9780191717895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567448.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter describes methods that can be used to characterize communities of tree species based on a field survey, focusing on the methods that are most commonly used today. Information is also ... More


Case Study: Designing a Monitoring Program for Assessing Patterns of Plant Diversity in Forests Nationwide

Thomas J. Stohlgren

in Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172331
eISBN:
9780199790395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter considers the difficulties in designing the plant diversity component of monitoring programs designed to report the condition and production of the nation's forests, including changes in ... More


SCENERY AND MACHINES

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter takes a comprehensive look at the scenic elements of opera: the sets and the machines. The operas featured numerous set changes, with a system of paired flats as well as backdrops and ... More


Lifestyle Variables That Affect Intellectual Functioning

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The Life Complexity Inventory (LCI) has been used since 1974 to characterize the microenvironment of participants in the Seattle Longitudinal Study. Early analyses of this instrument identified eight ... More


The Sequential Study of Personality Traits and Attitudes

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reports findings with respect to the trait of social responsibility and describes the work on personality traits derived from the seventy-five Test of Behavioral Rigidity (TBR) ... More


Influences of Personality on Cognition

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes analyses on the relation between personality and cognition. Included in the analyses are three different subsets from the Seattle Longitudinal Study. Interestingly, it was ... More


Interests and Vocations

Paul J. Silvia

in Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The study of vocational interests is one of the oldest and largest areas within the psychology of interest. This chapter reviews what vocational psychology has learned about interests related to the ... More


Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Catherine Richardson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In a theatre that self-consciously cultivated its audiences' imagination, how and what did playgoers ‘see’ on the stage? This book reconstructs one aspect of that imaginative process, considering a ... More


Features: Perspectives on a Key Notion in Linguistics

Anna Kibort and Greville G. Corbett (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577743
eISBN:
9780191722844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577743.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents a critical overview of current work on linguistic features and establishes new bases for their use in the study and understanding of language. Features are fundamental components ... More


Unreliable Witnesses

Elisabeth Leedham-Green

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Innovation in print and the dissemination of reformation texts were as central to Protestant reform as biblical translation and the circulation of erudite Protestant scholarship in manuscript. The ... More


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