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Solicitors 1

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of attorneys' and solicitors' quest for respectability. It then turns to the sociography of the solicitors' profession, solicitors in practice, solicitors in ... More


The Rise of the Accounting Function

DEREK MATTHEWS, MALCOLM ANDERSON, and JOHN RICHARD EDWARDS

in The Priesthood of Industry: The Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289609
eISBN:
9780191684753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289609.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The chapter discusses the importance of accounting in society. The increase in demand for the accounting services started with the industrial revolution, development of the transportation network, ... More


Health Professionals and Organizations—Moving Toward True Symbiosis

Jeffrey A. Alexander and Gary J. Young

in The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Delivery organizations that depend on a professional workforce face a challenge: solving the problems of low quality and high cost. Past attempts to align the interests and behavior of professionals ... More


International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)

Nigel Hall

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0042
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) is an international organization representing the interests of social workers around the world, with its secretariat based in Berne, Switzerland. ... More


Leadership Constellation: Power, Politics, and Professionals

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter presents the book’s conceptual foundations. It identifies key concepts developed from the research and explains how they relate to each other. The peculiar challenges of leading ... More


The General Practitioner and Professional Organizations

Michael Drury

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the professional organizations that represented general practitioners and how all of these organizations were opposed to the National Health Service Bill when it was introduced ... More


Professionalization and ‘Etiquette’

G. R. Searle

in Morality and the Market in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206989
eISBN:
9780191677410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206989.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the professionalization and development of business etiquette in the business sector in Victorian Britain between 1860 and 1873. Professionalization was a deliberate attempt to ... More


International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)

Lynne M. Healy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0043
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) is the international professional organization that serves and represents social work education worldwide. It was founded in 1928 and ... More


Social Work in the Caribbean

Peta-Anne Baker and John Maxwell

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0058
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents an overview of social work in the Caribbean. It covers the characteristics of social work practice, social work education and training; professional organizations, networking, ... More


Introduction and Overview

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Professional organizations—such as accounting, consulting, and law firms, investment banks, hospitals, and universities—embody some of the most complex and challenging interpersonal and leadership ... More


Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Laura Empson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book analyses the complex power dynamics and interpersonal politics that lie at the heart of leadership in professional organizations, such as accounting, law, and consulting firms, investment ... More


Exposing the Caste Spirit in Professional and Scientific Organizations

Stuart Finkel

in On the Ideological Front: The Russian Intelligentsia and the Making of the Soviet Public Sphere

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122411
eISBN:
9780300145076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122411.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Soviet regime's control over professional and scientific organizations. New surveillance institutions were established that had ultimate control over which groups were ... More


Leading Insecure Overachievers: The Comforts of Social Control

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter focuses on the rank-and-file fee-earning professionals. It examines the origins of insecurity among professionals and explains how their organizations amplify and exploit it. Elite ... More


Leading Mergers: The Ultimate Change Challenge

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Leaders of professional organizations may initiate a merger to overcome obstacles to organic growth but have very limited power to ensure its success. Post-merger integration in professional ... More


A Nation Without Nationalism: The Reorganization of Feeling in Austen's Persuasion

in British State Romanticism: Authorship, Agency, and Bureaucratic Nationalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762281
eISBN:
9780804773485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762281.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that Jane Austen's Persuasion demonstrates one rather paradoxical way in which women can become members of state professional organizations: by joining the profession of their ... More


Marketing for Justice: Corporate Social Movement Organizations

Belinda Robnett and Jessica Ayo Alabi

in Strategies for Social Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672899
eISBN:
9781452947174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672899.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter addresses the theoretical understanding of social movement models and the implications for movement strategies. Corporate social movement organizations differ from both professional and ... More


Legal and Regulatory Barriers to Telemedicine in the United States: Public and Private Approaches toward Health Care Reform *

Deth Sao, Amar Gupta, and David A. Gantz

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter describes how the existing state legal and regulatory regimes inhibit the full realization of the benefits of telemedicine in the United States. The chapter also concentrates on a ... More


Conclusion

Robert B. Townsend

in History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The fragmentation of large areas of history work into separate professional organizations in the late 1930s led to the demise of the historical enterprise. Although the various history professions ... More


Wheels Up

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the birth of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) in 1968, a result mainly of the efforts of New York area air traffic controllers led by Mike Rock ... More


The Origin of a New Negro Lawyer, 1898–1924

David A. Canton

in Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734256
eISBN:
9781621036555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734256.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on October 13, 1898, Raymond Pace Alexander grew up in Philadelphia, where he witnessed rampant racism. His parents, Hillard Boone Alexander and Virginia Pace Alexander, were part of the first ... More


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