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The War for Talent

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the war for talent, especially during a period where there are fewer talented workers. It studies the emergence of talent management, and looks at the globalization of the war ... More


Prophets (Profits) of De-regulation

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the deregulation policy of Ronald Reagan as president of the United States. After his economic message to Congress, Reagan decried waste and fraud in government and ... More


Reactions, Recovery, and Analysis

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb

in Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294797
eISBN:
9780226305837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305837.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Reactions to the SSC termination ranged across a wide spectrum from stunned to regretful to laudatory. While high-energy physicists deplored the Congressional slaying, other scientists endorsed it. ... More


Enforcers’ Theories of Compliance and Punishment

Keith Hawkins

in Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with an analysis of decision-makers' frames: how they make sense of the problems they encounter, what they define as relevant, and how they reason about them. Framing is a ... More


The Great Recession’s Trigger: Housing bubble leads to jobs crisis

Josh Bivens and Lawrence Mishel

in Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter details the damage done since the recession began and the failure of the recovery so far to repair it. It emphasizes that the anemic expansion from 2001 to 2007 was founded on an ... More


The Power House

Carol Harlow

in Accountability in the European Union

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245970
eISBN:
9780191697517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the creation of the Committee of Independent Experts in 1999 within the European Commission. This committee was tasked to investigate the extent to which the Commission as a ... More


A New Approach for Managing Conflicts

Louisa Dris-Aït Hamadouche

in Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166587
eISBN:
9781617975912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166587.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Arab region suffers several protracted internal and regional conflicts that imply very serious consequences on both the development and the stability of the region as a whole. Some of theses ... More


“What Shall I Do with My Son?”: Moreton Frewen and Aristocratic Masculinity on the Ranching Frontier

Monica Rico

in Nature's Noblemen: Transatlantic Masculinities and the Nineteenth-Century American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136067
eISBN:
9780300196252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136067.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses the 1880s, a period during which many in the British upper classes briefly came to believe that open range cattle ranching could be the solution to a perceived occupational and ... More


The Police’s Fault?

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 3 argues that police strategies and tactics do not cause protest violence directly. The chapter discusses different policing styles in the United States and Germany and shows that police ... More


Losing Control

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 4 discusses the first of three paths to protest violence discussed in the book. Each of these paths involves interactions, interpretations, and emotional dynamics that emerge between the ... More


High Tide

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s non-co-operation movement, which helped increase the morale of his followers. It introduces Motilal’s newspaper, the Independent, which initially drew the services of ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Eastern Cape Experience

Zukiswa Kota, Monica Hendricks, Eric Matambo, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the politics and governance of education policy and delivery in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. The Eastern Cape experienced extensive governmental re-organization ... More


Prudential Supervision: What Works and What Doesn't

Frederic S. Mishkin (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226531885
eISBN:
9780226531939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226531939.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Since banking systems play a crucial role in maintaining the overall health of the economy, the adverse effects of poorly supervised systems may be quite severe. Without some form of vigilant ... More


Jurisdictional disputes

Sally Mayall Brasher

in Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Chapter five examines the process of greater secularization in the management of the facilities and attempts by the church officials to reassert control and authority over these groups in the late ... More


Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Governance in the Building of the Erie Canal and Other Public Works

Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff (eds)

in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226299570
eISBN:
9780226299594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299594.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines corruption in the construction of the Erie Canal in New York using evidence on cost overruns for major governmental projects and news reports from newspapers from 1815 to 1975. ... More


Introduction

Georges Romme

in The Quest for Professionalism: The Case of Management and Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737735
eISBN:
9780191801266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737735.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This introduction outlines the argument and contribution of The Quest for Professionalism. At the time, early pioneers in management thinking conceived of management as a science-based professional ... More


A Pox on our Land: A Case Study of Chronic Deer Overbrowsing throughout the Allegheny National Forest Region of Pennsylvania

Walter P. Carson, Alejandro A. Royo, and Chris J. Peterson

in The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837656
eISBN:
9780190267865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837656.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the demise of herbs and shrubs throughout the Allegheny National Forest Region (ANFR) as a consequence of long-term deer mismanagement. It aims to do the following: (1) quantify ... More


An Overview of Good Governance

Henk Addink

in Good Governance: Concept and Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Good governance is needed because of legislative gaps, prevention of corruption, maladministration, and mismanagement, and fragmentation of administrative law norms. The concept of good governance ... More


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