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Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

William J. Sutherland, Ian Newton, and Rhys Green

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520863
eISBN:
9780191706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520863.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book outlines the main methods and techniques available to ornithologists. A general shortage of information about available techniques is greatly hindering progress in avian ecology and ... More


Canada: Spreading managerialist ideas through politically independent bodies

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Compared to Britain, no political entities have resisted ‘specialists’ in the government or the creation of a style of administration that involved better training in modern management techniques. ... More


The Limits of Knowledge Management: Why So Many Barriers Still Exist

Georg Von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka

in Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126167
eISBN:
9780199848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126167.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Although some companies would indeed assert that knowledge creation is an essential in their processes, especially companies focused on innovation and high-technology firms, experiencing conflicts ... More


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

Rick Delbridge

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292333
eISBN:
9780191684906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292333.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Much is stated and written about the new world of work but how much do we know about the contemporary workplace? What influence have Japanese management techniques (Just-in-Time Production and Total ... More


Should Financial Flows Be Regulated? Yes

Gerald Epstein

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that policies to better manage international capital flows should be part of the government “toolkits” of monetary and financial policy in facing the difficult challenges arising ... More


Choice of technique

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses choosing the right technique to manage patients with pain. Before the World Health Organization provided the analgesic ladder and a wider range of drugs and routes became ... More


Spinal drug delivery

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses spinal drug delivery, a pain-management technique that was discussed in Chapter 5. This technique was suggested more than 25 years ago, when opioid receptors were discovered in ... More


Out of the Blue Yonder: The Transfer of Systems Thinking from the Pentagon to the Great Society, 1961–1965

David R. Jardini

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The present chapter explores RAND’s development of analytical management techniques for military purposes and the diffusion of these methodologies from the military context into broader social ... More


The Constitutionalization of the World Trade Organization: Legitimacy, Democracy, and Community in the International Trading System

Deborah Z. Cass

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285846
eISBN:
9780191713798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285846.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This is a book about the constitutionalization of the World Trade Organization, and the contemporary development of institutional forms and democratic ideas associated with constitutionalism within ... More


Soft Capitalism Comes to India

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 4 describes the ‘New Age’ management ideas and ‘subjective’ techniques of organizational control that have been imported into the Indian IT industry, especially the promotion of ‘flat ... More


Capitalism and the Rise of the Corporation Nation

Robert E. Wright

in Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226451091
eISBN:
9780226977997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977997.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Corporations are a well-established and the most prevalent economic institution in America. Incorporation was an effective method for coordinating physical capital, human capital, and money capital ... More


The Worms Turn: 1962–72

in We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Marshall Plan had encouraged French businessmen to adopt American management techniques and use advertising to create mass markets. By 1950, the country noted for backward looking peasants and ... More


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