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Crossing Epistemological Boundaries: Managerial and Entrepreneurial Approaches to Knowledge Management

Max H. Boisot, Ian C. MacMillan, and Kyeong Seok Han

in Explorations in Information Space: Knowledge, Actors, and Firms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199250875
eISBN:
9780191719509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250875.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

It is possible to identify two distinct yet complementary epistemological paths to knowledge development. The first one is holistic and field dependent, and builds on the concept of plausibility, and ... More


Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Miriam Erez and P. Christopher Earley

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The focus of this book is the development and application of a middle-range theory of culture, self-identity, and work behaviour. According to the authors' self-representative theory, three ... More


Managerial practices in family-owned firms: Strategizing actors, their arenas, and their emotions

Ethel Brundin and Leif Melin

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes and discusses managerial practices and their implications for family-owned firms that are governed by the special family ownership logic. Applying a strategy as practice ... More


International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms

Richard B. Freeman and Kathryn L. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261942
eISBN:
9780226261959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261959.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In recent years, globalization and the expansion of information technologies have reshaped managerial practices, forcing multinational firms to adjust business practices to different environments and ... More


Murders and Madness: Medicine, Law, and Society in the Fin de Siècle

Ruth Harris

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202592
eISBN:
9780191675430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202592.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the French debate over crime and madness in the fin de siècle. The author argues that psychiatric theories of human behaviour and new sociological interpretations of crime combined ... More


Introduction

Freeman Richard B. and Shaw Kathryn L.

in International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261942
eISBN:
9780226261959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261959.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book examines the phenomenon of widespread differences in managerial practices across firms, establishments within firms, and countries. Taking the shocks of globalization and information ... More


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

Agatha C. Hughes and Thomas P. Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

After World War II, a systems approach to solving complex problems and managing complex systems came into vogue among engineers, scientists, and managers, fostered in part by the diffusion of digital ... More


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