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Managing from the Strategic Core

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The state is politically and administratively managed from the strategic core. Discussion is limited to the strategic plan that each organization is required to have, and the managerial strategy that ... More


The Governance of Work Systems

Arndt Sorge

in The Global and the Local: Understanding the Dialectics of Business Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278909
eISBN:
9780191706820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278909.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Comparative studies of work, organization, management, human resources, and industrial relation in Germany — according to methodologically rigorous standards of international comparison — have been ... More


What It All Means

Judy B. Rosener

in America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Although American women are not without attributes that may bring improvements for today’s organizations, these attributes are still subject to underutilization and being undervalued. This concluding ... More


Dyspnoea

Patricia M. Dacidson, Phillip J. Newton, and Peter S. Macdonald

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter aims to describe the physiological basis of dyspnoea; discuss a conceptual model for the patient's perception and management of dyspnoea; outline useful pharmacological and ... More


Information Orientation: The New Metric of Effective Information Use

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the use of IO as a new metric to measure effective information use across companies and industries, and within the business units of global companies. It evaluates the strengths ... More


Globalization of Trade, Production, and Technology

Marcela Miozzo and Vivien Walsh

in International Competitiveness and Technological Change

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199259236
eISBN:
9780191717901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259236.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the meaning of globalization and the debates surrounding the concept. The effects of globalization on the international division of labour and the integration of strategy and ... More


Strategies for Risk and Exposure Management

Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg

in Corporate Decision-Making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Performance and Risk Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335743
eISBN:
9780199868964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335743.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Given the firm's objective with respect to shareholders and other stakeholders, it is naturally desirable that a risk management strategy is consistent with the objective. A firm's objective has ... More


Management Style and Strategy

Donald Clarke

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Cases Committee lay at the heart of ICFC, and was arguably the key factor in its success at taking on the unpromising task laid down by its founders of providing support for the small business sector ... More


Evaluation, Feedback, and Organization

Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg

in Corporate Decision-Making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Performance and Risk Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335743
eISBN:
9780199868964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335743.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Risk management cannot be made consistent with corporate objectives unless systems for budgeting, evaluation, and feedback are developed independently of, or complementary to, the regular accounting ... More


Management and Unions

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Partly as a consequence of differing conceptions, partly for historic and institutional reasons, the attempt to create a socialist industry produced institutional rivals. This chapter begins by ... More


The Bottom Line

Judy B. Rosener

in America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Initially, the United States was often associated with technological and military prowess that some countries could only dream of achieving. However, the 1990s marked a turning point for the country ... More


The Mobile Valley: Nokia, Finland, and the Transformation of the Finnish Economy

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen

in The Information Society and the Welfare State: The Finnish Model

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256990
eISBN:
9780191698415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256990.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Recently, industrial economies are shifting towards informationalisation. At the forefront of this trend are the financial markets that adopted innovations brought about by these changes. The growth ... More


What Do Workers Do? Patterns of Negotiated Order

Rick Delbridge

in Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the `Japanese' Model

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292333
eISBN:
9780191684906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292333.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The management control strategies of Valleyco and Nippon CTV are both founded on output or technological controls which are underpinned by forms of bureaucracy. Still the two cases differ in a number ... More


Breathlessness in neurological disease

Fliss Murtagh, Rachel Burman, and Polly Edmonds

in Dyspnoea in Advanced Disease: A guide to clinical management

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530039
eISBN:
9780191730450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530039.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

While some aspects of breathlessness in neurological disease are common to various neurological diseases, some aspects are specific to particular ones. This chapter therefore addresses the ... More


Control of Symptoms: Dyspnoea and Respiratory Symptoms

Rebecca Lyall and Deborah Gelinas

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the different symptoms arising from progressive respiratory muscle weakness and dyspnoea that happens to ALS patients. This progressive loss of respiratory muscle function in ... More


Organisations' Age Management of Older Volunteers: Pointing to the Future

Joop Schippers and Andrea Principi

in Active ageing: Voluntary work by older people in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307204
eISBN:
9781447303145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307204.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Across Europe voluntary organisations are aware of the main challenges population ageing is going to bring to them with respect to the volunteer workforce. This is reflected in the opinions they ... More


Control of Symptoms: Dysphagia

Edith Wagner-Sonntag and Mario Prosiegel

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses dysphagia or the difficulty of swallowing common in ALS patients, including its assessment and management strategies. Assessment of dysphagia includes clinical examination, ... More


Managing a Home-Centered Childhood: Intensive Mothering by Proxy

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

in Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents management and monitoring strategies put in place after the caregiver has been hired. These strategies that range from micromanagement to benign inattention that assumes the ... More


Pain management in advanced and recurrent disease

Marc Webster and Neil A. Hagen

in Palliative Care Consultations in Head and Neck Cancer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530749
eISBN:
9780191730467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530749.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter outlines the epidemiology of pain in patients with head and neck cancer. It reviews the salient features of the pain history and physical examination, and outlines the pathophysiology of ... More


Comparing Strategies for Retirement Wealth Management: Mutual Funds and Annuities

Gaobo Pang

in Retirement Income: Risks and Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016933
eISBN:
9780262301596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016933.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter compares wealth management strategies for individuals in retirement, focusing on trade-offs regarding wealth creation and income security. Specifically, it compares the following six ... More


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