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Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Nicolai J. Foss

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book examines the impact of the knowledge economy on the knowledge production of management studies. It highlights the important parts of theorizing that have emerged within the strategy and ... More


Design of life course studies of healthy ageing

Rebecca Hardy, Graciela Muniz-Terrera, and Scott Hofer

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Many life course hypotheses can only be addressed using observational studies which follow the same individuals through time, and a birth cohort is perhaps the ideal study in which to investigate ... More


Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods

Marcelo Bucheli and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646890
eISBN:
9780191756320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book brings together leading organization scholars and business historians to examine the opportunities and challenges of incorporating historical research into the study of firms and markets. ... More


Spy Capitalism: ITEK and the CIA

Jonathan E. Lewis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091922
eISBN:
9780300129052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091922.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What happens when the world of venture capitalism collides with the world of espionage? The answer lies inside the executive suite at Itek Corporation during the Cold War years from 1957 to 1965. ... More


Technê-Zen and the Spiritual Quality of Global Capitalism

R. John Williams

in The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194470
eISBN:
9780300206579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194470.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the notion of technê-Zen: a discourse premised on the supposed commensurability and mutual determination of Zen Buddhism (including all of its related Taoist notions and ... More


Redeeming Leadership: An Anti-Racist Feminist Intervention

Helena Liu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529200041
eISBN:
9781529200096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200041.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

We are living in an inhospitable world. Countries like the United States, United Kingdom and Australia are hardening their borders while organisations and societies are mounting a backlash against ... More


Understanding International Bureaucracies: Taking Stock

Steffen Bauer, Frank Biermann, Klaus Dingwerth, and Bernd Siebenhüner

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on international organizations and bureaucracies in international relations research. In particular, it examines the relative neglect of international bureaucracies in ... More


Critical Perspectives on Work

Edmund Heery

in Framing Work: Unitary, Pluralist and Critical Perspectives in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199569465
eISBN:
9780191829611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569465.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Chapter Four presents an overview of critical writing on work and employment, drawing a distinction between critical labour studies and critical management studies. The chapter examines how the ... More


Inside the Compassionate Organization: Culture, Identity, and Image in an English Hospice

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham, and Sudi Sharifi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198813958
eISBN:
9780191851865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813958.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

The literature on management and organization studies suggests the time is right for a focus on ‘care and compassion’. The aim of this book is to answer this call by examining the cultural changes ... More


Beyond Justification: Dietrologic and the Sociology of Critique

Martin Parker

in New Spirits of Capitalism?: Crises, Justifications, and Dynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199595341
eISBN:
9780191750755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595341.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

I understand The New Spirit of Capitalism to be explaining the present by recourse to existing mechanisms of power, including resistance to that power. There appears to be nothing external to the ... More


Metaphysical Speculation in Organizational Theorizing: On the Lost Specification of ‘Change’

Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø

in For Formal Organization: The Past in the Present and Future of Organization Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198705123
eISBN:
9780191774225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705123.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter addresses one of the most pervasive symptoms of the metaphysical stance: the continuous reference to ‘change’ as an indisputable ontological premise. On the one hand, change is ... More


The Coincidence Theory of Development and the New Pragmatism: What Output Growth and Economic Development Depend On and How to Make Them Better

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150699
eISBN:
9780231521567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150699.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter talks about the coincidence theory and how it comes into contact with other disciplines—historical analysis, psychological analysis, management studies, and future studies, among ... More


Temporary Markets and Temporary Clusters

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

in Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Drawing on the linkages between regional/local industry agglomeration and export activities, this chapter begins conceptualizing trade shows as temporary markets in which vertical flows (along the ... More


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