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Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Markus Venzin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

A new era of global banking and insurance is emerging, with leading banks eager to serve international markets. This book explores the issues that arise for banks in their strategic choices as they ... More


Should the Firm Pursue Market Share?

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter examines the conditions under which firms should pursue market share as a goal. Specifically, it focuses on the factors that determine revenue- and volume-based market share, including ... More


Bridging the Gap: Conclusions

Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella

in From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275601
eISBN:
9780191705823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275601.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter summarizes what is common and what is not in the experiences of the individual countries studied. It develops an interpretive framework for understanding the growth of the software ... More


The God of the Self‐Movers

Norman Kretzmann

in The Metaphysics of Theism: Aquinas's Natural Theology in Summa contra gentiles I

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246533
eISBN:
9780191597886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924653X.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Unlike anti‐evidentialism, rational theism requires one to provide philosophically good evidence, on the basis of which one can rationally believe that God exists. Aquinas leads us to expect a ... More


Into the Future

P. A. Geroski

in The Evolution of New Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248896
eISBN:
9780191596308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248893.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Sketches out the basic features of market evolution that follow from the events in the early stages of development. It assesses the advantages and disadvantages of being the first or second mover in ... More


Family Migration and Labour Market Outcomes: A Panel Investigation

Harminder Battu, Ada Ma, and Euan Phimister

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Although considerable evidence can explain the consequences and reasons for the migration of household members, unresolved issues still surface. Primary concern revolves around the disturbing effects ... More


Preliminary Study of Aristotle's Causes

Monte Ransome Johnson

in Aristotle on Teleology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199285303
eISBN:
9780191603143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285306.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle considers nature, art, spontaneity, luck, necessity, and intelligence to be causes, and they fit into the four kinds of cause that he distinguishes throughout works on natural philosophy. ... More


Unmoved Mover or Running Tally?: Ambivalence and the Dynamic Nature of Partisanship

Howard G. Lavine, Christopher D. Johnston, and Marco R. Steenbergen

in The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772759
eISBN:
9780199979622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772759.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

There is a long-running debate in political science about the nature and functioning of mass partisanship. The traditional conceptualization holds that partisan identity is the most stable and ... More


Aristotle the Platonist

Lloyd P. Gerson

in Platonism and Naturalism: The Possibility of Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747250
eISBN:
9781501747267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747250.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter evaluates the contributions of Aristotle to the completion of the Platonic project. Although it is undeniably true that Aristotle dissented from many claims made by Plato, it focuses on ... More


Nous

Stephen R.L. Clark

in Aristotle's Man: Speculations upon Aristotelian Anthropology

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245162
eISBN:
9780191680847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245162.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter makes use of Buddhist and Neo-Confucian parallels: ‘there is a universal mind in which all sages participate, be they from east, south, west or north, past or future’. It hopes that it ... More


The Existence of Alpha

Norman Kretzmann

in The Metaphysics of Theism: Aquinas's Natural Theology in Summa contra gentiles I

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246533
eISBN:
9780191597886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924653X.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Without a good argument as yet for the existence of God or anything else that might count as the universal first source of being and assuming that there is an answer to the question, why is there ... More


From God to Everything Else

Norman Kretzmann

in The Metaphysics of Creation: Aquinas's Natural Theology in Summa contra gentiles II

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246540
eISBN:
9780191597879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246548.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

SCGII is a logical continuation of SCGI since Book I serves as the location for the support for many of the premises of Book II's arguments. Aquinas takes up first the source of the production of ... More


Moral Agency and the Origination of Action

Susan Sauvé Meyer

in Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697427
eISBN:
9780191732072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697427.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers how we are meant to interpret Aristotle's claim that the voluntary agent is an origin of action. Does this claim attribute to the agent sufficient causal control over her ... More


Preindustrial Prime Movers and Fuels

Vaclav Smil

in Energy and Civilization: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035774
eISBN:
9780262338301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035774.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the prime movers and fuels that drove advances in manufacturing techniques, including those in metallurgy, in preindustrial societies. Some of the conversions involving prime ... More


Fossil Fuels, Primary Electricity, and Renewables

Vaclav Smil

in Energy and Civilization: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035774
eISBN:
9780262338301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035774.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the evolution in uses of fossil fuels, primary electricity, and renewable energy. It first considers the transition from phytomass fuels to fossil fuels and how it resulted in ... More


Energy in World History

Vaclav Smil

in Energy and Civilization: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035774
eISBN:
9780262338301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035774.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the place of energy in world history. It examines historical milestones—such as the rise of larger populations organized with greater social complexity into nation-states and ... More


Introduction: The Unloved Dollar Standard

Ronald I. McKinnon

in The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Since 1945, the dollar has been the key currency for clearing international payments among banks including interventions by governments to set exchange rates, the dominant currency for invoicing ... More


Benefits for movers

Robin C. A. White

in Workers, Establishment, and Services in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267768
eISBN:
9780191683367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267768.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the rights which free movers enjoy. It examines the rights of those engaging in economic activity and the rights enjoyed by those not so engaged. The Community has recently ... More


The System of Physics

Dmitri Nikulin

in Neoplatonism in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190662363
eISBN:
9780190662394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662363.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 10 considers the structure of Proclus’ rarely discussed Elements of Physics and its original contribution to the understanding of physics in antiquity. It is argued that the purpose of the ... More


The Friend of Liberty

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter depicts Beckford as one of the first and most strident movers for parliamentary reform. Historians have also been quick to identify him as a torchbearer for the views of the “people,” a ... More


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