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Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Anna Grandori (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The book provides a new approach to Corporate Governance (CG) between and beyond, on one side, the agency and property right theory views, criticized for being too narrow; and, on the other side, the ... More


From Colleague to Employee: Determinants of Changing Career Governance Structures in Elite Law Firms

Ryon Lancaster and Brian Uzzi

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter shows how some structural and background factors, as well as some often-neglected factors such as demography and labour market structures, are able to affect governance solutions. ... More


The Structure of Success

Max Abrahms

in Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198811558
eISBN:
9780191848438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811558.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can the militant leader help to ensure that members faithfully execute his targeting preferences? That is, how can he promote task cohesion in the ranks so subordinates refrain from targeting ... More


The Benefits of Centralizing

Max Abrahms

in Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198811558
eISBN:
9780191848438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811558.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The main argument in this book is that moderation pays for militant groups. The first part of the book revealed Rule #1 for the leaders—the folly of attacking civilians. The second part of the book ... More


The Logic of Institutional Influence: Conceptual and Methodological Implications

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter further probes the finding that countries belonging to a larger number of highly structured (IGOs) face a significantly lower risk that an emerging low-level armed conflict on their ... More


Conclusion

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After summarizing the theoretical arguments and findings of this book, we discuss key lessons learned from our study. The international environment has a significant influence on civil war ... More


The Empirical Record of Highly Structured Intergovernmental Organizations and Armed Conflict Escalation

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

For a systematic, empirical test of this book’s main hypothesis, we develop a research design for a quantitative analysis of low-level armed conflicts. We define these conflicts as the occurrence of ... More


Burnout, Organizational Cynicism, and Alienation: A Review of Negative Workplace Attitudes, Behaviours, and Cognitions

Neharika Vohra, Nisha Nair, and Rahul Sheel

in Psychology: Volume 3: Psychology of Organizations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498864
eISBN:
9780190990619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498864.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Focussing on the negative aspect of work life, this chapter deliberates on burnout, organizational cynicism, and alienation. In past research, organizational productivity has been shown to be ... More


Introduction

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

We describe the deleterious consequences of civil wars and note that, despite some successes, common conflict management techniques (mediation, intervention, peacekeeping) still leave much room for ... More


How Organizational Structure Affects Actual Power Relationships between Territorial Levels of Government

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal

in An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198825074
eISBN:
9780191863752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825074.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter opens by clarifying some main organizational structures within which multilevel public governance takes place. As argued, each organization structure tends to privilege certain interests ... More


A Tale of Two Movements: Living Wage

Deva R. Woodly

in The Politics of Common Sense: How Social Movements Use Public Discourse to Change Politics and Win Acceptance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190203986
eISBN:
9780190244125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203986.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter and the following chapter contain an account of the emergence of two movements: the fight for a living wage and the struggle to win marriage equality. Each movement became the signature ... More


Organization Structure, Demographic Background, and Actual Behaviour: A Critical Case

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal

in An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198825074
eISBN:
9780191863752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825074.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a ‘critical case’ on the influence of organizational structure in public governance. By examining organizational members who have ambiguous and temporary affiliations to ... More


Structure and Organization of the Domain Name System

Torsten Bettinger

in Domain Name Law And Practice: An International Handbook

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199663163
eISBN:
9780191932748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663163.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Although the Internet has no cross-organizational, financial, or operational management responsible for the entire Internet, certain administrative tasks are coordinated centrally. Among the most ... More


Article 4(18). Enterprise

Lee A. Bygrave and Luca Tosoni

in The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A Commentary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826491
eISBN:
9780191932267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826491.003.0024
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 4(19) (Definition of ‘group of undertakings’) (see also recital 37); Article 4(20) (Definition of ‘binding corporate rules’); Article 30(5) (Records of processing activities) (see too ... More


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