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When Father Knew Best

David B. Audretsch

in Entrepreneurial Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains the era and institutions of the managed economy. Emerging from the Second World War, the United States found itself almost alone with a relative abundance of the factor that ... More


Dormant Capabilities, Complex Organizations, and Renewal *

Charles Baden-Fuller and Henk W. Volberda

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter uses case studies carried out over significant time periods to explore the process of competence building capable of supporting major change in large, complex, diversified organizations. ... More


The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Richard Whittington and Michael Mayer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book traces the evolution of the large industrial corporation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom from the 1950s to the 1990s. It combines long-run trends with illustrative case studies ... More


The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications

Marc H. Meyer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180862
eISBN:
9780199851270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180862.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Every company can point to a growth strategy. Far fewer, however, systematically implement them; instead, they spend their time on incremental innovations, or rely on acquisitions. Organic, internal ... More


Concluding remarks

Jon Birger Skjærseth and Tora Skodvin

in Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study which has been on the factors that may explain the changes and differences in corporate climate strategies adopted by major oil companies: ... More


Corporate Bond Markets in Argentina

Roque B. Fernández, Sergio Pernice, and Jorge M. Streb

in Bond Markets in Latin America: On the Verge of a Big Bang?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026321
eISBN:
9780262269025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026321.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes the development of the Argentine corporate bond markets. Econometric and survey results show that only large firms use bond finance. The study also suggests that seeking a ratio ... More


Contexts and Community Leadership: Inquiry as an Ecological Expedition

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Ella Baker was, from the 1940s through the 1970s, an influential leader in the civil rights movement. During the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott of 1955–1956, she made some trenchant observations ... More


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