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Constructing evidence: the development of knowledge which is to be applied

David Byrne

in Applying social science: The role of social research in politics, policy and practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424518
eISBN:
9781447301486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424518.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter deals with the development of knowledge which is to be applied in order both to understand what works and to show what has worked — with the improvement of practice and policy and with ... More


Management of Innovation and Knowledge Sharing

Michael Howard

in Strategic Management: State of the Field and Its Future

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190090883
eISBN:
9780190090920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090883.003.0027
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Strategic management research provides a strong foundation to explain how new knowledge is developed and shared within and between organizations. Through this effort, management scholars have offered ... More


Professional boundary crossing and interprofessional knowledge development

Ilse Julkunen and Elisabeth Willumsen

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter points at the growing need for different welfare professions to collaborate and coordinate their services in order to respond to service users’ complex needs. To solve complex cases ... More


The Improving Effectiveness of CLRTAP: Due to a Clever Design?

Jørgen Wettestad

in Governing the Air: The Dynamics of Science, Policy, and Citizen Interaction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016506
eISBN:
9780262298278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016506.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this chapter, the main obstacles to the improvement of the Convention for Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) regime are analyzed and discussed, along with the identification of ... More


Devising Routines for Project Appraisal at the World Bank, 1945–75

Michele Alacevich

in The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787761
eISBN:
9780191829857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787761.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Based on previously untapped archival material, this chapter discusses the establishment of the operations-evaluation function at the World Bank between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, and the ... More


The Present Is a Foreign Country (Global Trends)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter offers an overview of the global trends in education systems driven by the five inter-connected forces: democratization of the society, rise of private education, globalization, advent ... More


Knowing Europe?: The Causes and Consequences of (Lacking) Knowledge About the European Union Across Time and Space

Jürgen Maier

in (Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757412
eISBN:
9780191817120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757412.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the sources and consequences of political knowledge for all European elections since 1989 and for all EU member states. Our findings suggest that the determinants of EU‐related ... More


New Institutions for a New Environment: Pedagogical Space in the Progressive City

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the growing development of higher education vis-à-vis urban expansion. Two growing institutions—the Hull-House Social Settlement and the University of Chicago—but were ... More


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