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Capital Budgeting

H. Kent Baker, J. Clay Singleton, and E. Theodore Veit

in Survey Research in Corporate Finance: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195340372
eISBN:
9780199894215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340372.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the findings of published surveys of corporate executives showing the project evaluation methods used in capital budgeting. The chapter compares the findings to the theoretically ... More


A Conclusion: Justice and Exits

William Ian Miller

in ‘Why is your axe bloody?’: A Reading of Njàls Saga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704843
eISBN:
9780191789441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704843.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature, European Literature

A discussion of some troubling exits and non-exits of characters: primarily Mord and Hallgerd. Why is the latter just forgotten and dropped without a thought; why does the former suffer no sanction ... More


Payback: Why We Retaliate, Redirect Aggression, and Take Revenge

David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195395143
eISBN:
9780190255763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195395143.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

From the child taunted by her playmates to the office worker who feels stifled in his daily routine, people frequently take out their pain and anger on others, even those who had nothing to do with ... More


Passing the Pain Along

David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton

in Payback: Why We Retaliate, Redirect Aggression, and Take Revenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195395143
eISBN:
9780190255763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195395143.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the notion of pain and how victims have a powerful tendency to respond by passing it along to someone else. In short: payback. The chapter then analyzes ... More


Personal: Slings, Arrows, and Outrageous Scapegoating

David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton

in Payback: Why We Retaliate, Redirect Aggression, and Take Revenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195395143
eISBN:
9780190255763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195395143.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the social psychology of personal pain, how it occurs, and the payback that it generates. It notes that pain-passing is not limited to now-outlawed “codes of honor,” family ... More


Social: Revenge, Feuding, Rioting, Terrorism, War, and Other Delights

David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton

in Payback: Why We Retaliate, Redirect Aggression, and Take Revenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195395143
eISBN:
9780190255763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195395143.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how payback magnifies and ramifies onto a larger, social canvas. It first makes the case that a solid line—based on the Three Rs—runs through revenge to feuding, through the ... More


Bioprocess Design and Economics

Roger G. Harrison, Paul W. Todd, Scott R. Rudge, and Demetri P. Petrides

in Bioseparations Science and Engineering

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391817
eISBN:
9780197562765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391817.003.0015
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

This chapter teaches students and practicing engineers the fundamentals of bioprocess design with an emphasis on bioseparation processes. It combines the information presented in earlier chapters ... More


Managing Your Emotions

Nancy Sherman

in Stoic Wisdom: Ancient Lessons for Modern Resilience

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197501832
eISBN:
9780197570821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501832.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

What emotions are appropriate for a Stoic? Is being peeved, saddened, or angry appropriate for a Stoic? Or should a Stoic just take it all in stride, be calm, and carry on? In short, do Stoics have ... More


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