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Introduction

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Poses the unresolved questions about the Kosovo conflict that motivated the establishment of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo. Among others, the questions include the role of the ... More


Translating Mission Into Mission-Relevant Outcomes

Michael M. Weinstein and Ralph M. Bradburd

in The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158367
eISBN:
9780231535243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158367.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter outlines the first four (of seven) steps by which philanthropists put Relentless Monetization into action, using the Robin Hood Foundation as an example. The first step is to adopt a ... More


Ministry and the Meaning of Priesthood

Peter McDonough and Eugene C. Bianchi

in Passionate Uncertainty: Inside the American Jesuits

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230552
eISBN:
9780520930773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230552.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Much of the energy of the Society of Jesus has been devoted to coping with demographic and institutional decline. The numerous mission statements, issued by the Society's general congregations, ... More


The Politics of Local Retailing

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the type of localism that is organized as a movement in support of locally owned businesses and the politics of local retailing. It analyzes case studies of reuse centers as a ... More


The Task of Higher Education

Stanley Fish

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Pick up the mission statement of almost any college or university, and you will find claims and ambitions that will lead you to think that it is the job of an ... More


From Documents to Data

Christopher P. Scheitle

in Faithful Measures: New Methods in the Measurement of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479875214
eISBN:
9781479897629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875214.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

There was a time when conducting research using documents meant spending months in a remote location sorting through filing cabinets in a basement. Today, though, websites, electronic databases, ... More


Your Plan: Taking Care of Business

Jill Timmons

in The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The business plan, in the field of music, can become the musician's road map. However, because of inconsistency in a career in music, music professionals find it hard to draft a business plan. This ... More


Before the Singing: Structuring Children's Choirs for Success

Barbara Tagg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199920686
eISBN:
9780190268350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199920686.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

All children must have an opportunity to share the joy of choral music participation—whether in school, church, or community choirs. What happens before the singing begins is critical to supporting, ... More


An Orientation to Principles-in-Action

Leslee Bartlett and Carolyn Goodman Turkanis

in Learning Together: Children and Adults in a School Community

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097535
eISBN:
9780197562031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097535.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

As mentioned at the beginning of this book, the key principle for learning as a school community is to build instruction on children’s interests in a ... More


Do Your Job

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

So back to the basic question. What exactly is the job of someone who teaches in a college or a university? My answer is simple and follows from legal theorist Ernest ... More


The Problem

Maury Klein

in Union Pacific: The Reconfiguration: America's Greatest Railroad from 1969 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195369892
eISBN:
9780190254636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195369892.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the changes implemented by Mike Walsh at Union Pacific Railroad as its new chairman. Walsh laid out an ambitious agenda for a company still struggling to absorb past changes. ... More


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