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Pioneer MTRC versus KCRC Bureaucracy

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Part II of this book contrasts the organisational history of the MTRC and the KCRC with a focus on their corporate governance arrangements and issues. This chapter compares the establishment, ... More


Learning from the Experiences of Other Organizations through Cross-case Analysis

Austin Michael and Sarah Carnochan

in Practice Research in the Human Services: A University-Agency Partnership Model

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197518335
eISBN:
9780197518366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518335.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter 4 of Practice Research in the Human Services: A University-Agency Partnership Model offers examples of practice research that employ cross-case comparisons in order to identify practice ... More


Setting up a non-profit enterprise (1945–47)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 depicts the political, social and economic situation on the European continent at the end of World War Two and gives an account of international and United States relief activities to help ... More


From Europe to Asia and beyond (1948–55)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on CARE’s expansion from a private relief organization delivering ten-in-one rations from citizens of the United States to recipients in Europe into a constantly growing ... More


The Society for the Advancement of Trade, Industry, and Crafts

Szymon Rudnicki

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter tells the story of the Towarzystwo Rozwoju Handlu, Przemysłu i Rzemiosł (the Society for the Advancement of Trade, Industry, and Crafts; Rozwój or Advancement for short). Its ... More


Hospices, Communities, and Care

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham, and Sudi Sharifi

in Inside the Compassionate Organization: Culture, Identity, and Image in an English Hospice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198813958
eISBN:
9780191851865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813958.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

In any discussion about culture, image, and identity in an organizational setting it is important to understand something of the wider social, political, and historical context. This chapter sets the ... More


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