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Fostering Innovation in Organizations and Creating Innovative Organizations: A Synthesis of Empirical Research

JACK ROTHMAN and JOANN DAMRON-RODRIGUEZ

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses innovation from an organizational perspective. It identifies seven organizational factors associated with innovation: external relationships and funding, goals, organizational ... More


The virtual corporation 1

John Child, David Faulkner, and Stephen B. Tallman

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199266241
eISBN:
9780191699139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266241.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

There is a wide variety of descriptions and definitions of virtual organization available. This chapter first identifies some of the common features of this new organizational form. It then describes ... More


Engaged Scholarship: Qualitative Methods and Adapting Evidence-Based Practice

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Engaged scholarship and qualitative methods can be used to adapt or modify an evidence-based practice (EBP). Implementation of a standardized measure or intervention must consider factors (e.g., ... More


Shutting off Religious Supply

Paul Froese

in The Plot to Kill God: Findings from the Soviet Experiment in Secularization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255289
eISBN:
9780520942738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255289.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter appraises the plight and difficulties encountered by the Russian religious populace during the Soviet era—from daily ridicule to imprisonment to execution. Persecution spiraled to a ... More


Within-firm Labor Productivity across Countries: A Case Study

Francine Lafontaine and Jagadeesh Sivadasan

in International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261942
eISBN:
9780226261959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261959.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents a study that used weekly data from the outlets of an international retail food chain to analyze how labor productivity—defined as the number of items produced per working ... More


The Practical Aspects of an Islamist Terrorist Organization’s Rationale

Boaz Ganor

in Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter presents an in-depth analysis of the root and instrumental causes and goals underlying Islamist terrorism. To understand Islamist-jihadist terrorism in general, and the phenomenon of ... More


Hazards for Healthcare Workers

Jane A. Lipscomb

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0037
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes occupational hazards for healthcare workers. The chapter focuses on biological hazards, chemical hazards, physical hazards, safety and ergonomic hazards, violence, psychosocial ... More


Is the Journey from the In-box to the Out-box a Straight Line? the Drive for Efficiency and the Prosecution of low-level Criminality in Germany

Shawn Boyne

in The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844807
eISBN:
9780190260033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844807.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter builds on prior scholarship that highlights the rise of discretion in the German criminal justice system by identifying key organizational factors that shape the exercise of that ... More


Bullets Beat Ballots: The Arab Uprisings and Civil-Military Relations in Egypt

Omar Ashour

in Revisiting the Arab Uprisings: The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876081
eISBN:
9780190943097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876081.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

After classifying the military’s involvement in politics in the Arab region according to four historical models, Omar Ashour focuses on Egypt, an example of what he calls the ‘dominant institution’ ... More


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