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Introduction

Irwin Epstein

in Clinical Data-Mining: Integrating Practice and Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335521
eISBN:
9780199777433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335521.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the purpose of the book, which is to introduce the knowledge-generating possibilities inherent in clinical data-mining (CDM). It then discusses why ... More


The ‘Strategic Theory of the Firm’

Nicolai J. Foss

in Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Strategy research is increasingly influenced by economic theories of the firm, particularly modern organizational economics (OE) and a host of currents classified as ‘knowledge-based view of the ... More


The Resource‐based View: Aligning Strategy and Competitive Equilibrium

Nicolai J. Foss

in Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Resource-based view of the firm (RBV) has emerged as the dominant approach to strategy-content theory. However, the RBV was developed in hurry by a few key contributors, while its nearly 20 years of ... More


Migraine: A Spectrum of Ideas

Merton Sandler and Geralyn M. Collins (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192618108
eISBN:
9780191724305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192618108.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Thirty per cent of all women and ten per cent of all men experience migraine. This crippling illness does not kill, but its high morbidity poses a massive economic problem and gives rise to ... More


On the Formulation of Empirical Models in Dynamic Econometrics

David F. Hendry and Jean‐François Richard

in Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293545
eISBN:
9780191596391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293542.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Investigates the constructs of innovation errors, invariance, encompassing, and data admissibility, relates these to exogeneity and progressive research strategies, and introduces the notion of ... More


Econometric Modelling: The ‘Consumption Function’ In Retrospect

David F. Hendry

in Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293545
eISBN:
9780191596391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293542.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Exposits the main ideas and concepts for consumers’ expenditure behaviour in the UK to clarify their empirical content and implications. Each theoretical concept in the information taxonomy is ... More


Designing and Implementing Culturally Competent Research

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

in Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses issues pertaining to research design and implementation of a culturally competent study from an ethnographic perspective. An ethnographic approach embraces a wide range of ... More


Modelling Issues

David F. Hendry

in Dynamic Econometrics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283164
eISBN:
9780191596384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283164.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Data mining has three distinct meanings, but is detectable when it denotes ignoring, or camouflaging, conflicting evidence in a prejudiced search for an acceptable model. The twin dangers of ... More


Liquidity and Inflation Effects on Consumers' Expenditure

David F. Hendry and Thomas von Ungern‐Sternberg

in Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293545
eISBN:
9780191596391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293542.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

An integral correction mechanism (based on liquid assets) related to servomechanistic control theory improved the DHSY specification and explained the role of inflation as measuring the erosion of ... More


An Applied Research Strategy for Christian Organizations

Alvaro L. Nieves

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is believed that the Christian organization that demonstrates its commitment to social justice will find itself increasingly attractive to many it wishes to serve. This chapter offers an overview ... More


Making Wildlife Research More Meaningful by Prioritizing Science, Linking Disciplines, and Building Capacity

David E. Wildt

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on research strategies for wildlife biology and the approaches used to identify conservation priorities. It discusses the application of integrated, multidisciplinary research ... More


Interpreting Econometric Evidence: The Behaviour of Consumers' Expenditure in the United Kingdom

David F. Hendry and James E. H. Davidson

in Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293545
eISBN:
9780191596391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293542.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Updates and tests whether DHSY and HUS specifications encompass the rational‐expectations, permanent‐income model by eliminating contemporaneous income terms. Both reject that model and lead to an ... More


The Role of Research

Julie Jacobson

in Disease Eradication in the 21st Century: Implications for Global Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016735
eISBN:
9780262304207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016735.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter highlights the important role of research in disease elimination or eradication. It reviews the lessons learned in the elimination and eradication programs, identifies gaps in knowledge, ... More


Research Methods in Pro-Environmental Research

Timur Ozbilir and Kevin E. Kelloway

in The Psychology of Green Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199997480
eISBN:
9780190272364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997480.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Over the past decade, topics pertaining to the natural environment, such as climate change, environmental degradation, resource depletion, and pollution, have become increasingly prominent in ... More


Research Methods

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The terms methodology, approach, and strategy are discussed as distinct but related; similarly, for method, tool, technique, model. The author’s Framework for Thinking about Methods is then ... More


Introduction

Mario T. García

in Father Luis Olivares a Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643311
eISBN:
9781469643335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643311.003.0014
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction concerns the role of Chicano/Latino leadership in history and faith politics. It also introduces the reader to Fr. Luis Olivares and his place in history, especially in his key ... More


Studying Courts in Context: The Role of Nonjudicial Institutional and Socio-Political Realities

Siri Gloppen

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter proposes a research strategy for contextualizing legal struggles for human rights in a wider temporal, socio-political, institutional, and dynamic context. Studying the judicialization ... More


Introduction to Strategic Work, Language, and Value

J.-C. Spender

in Business Strategy: Managing Uncertainty, Opportunity, and Enterprise

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199686544
eISBN:
9780191766442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686544.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The book’s central idea is that entrepreneurs create economic value as they bring their judgment into engagement with the Knightian uncertainties that characterize the private sector business ... More


Decision Points and Exercises (2): Troubling Your Assumptions

Monica Prasad

in Problem-Solving Sociology: A Guide for Students

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197558485
eISBN:
9780197558522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558485.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Chapters six 6 through eight 8 are the “how to” core of the book. These chapters identify several decisions points that structure a problem-solving analysis, note the tradeoffs involved in the ... More


How Should We Study It?

Kevin C. Elliott

in A Tapestry of Values: An Introduction to Values in Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190260804
eISBN:
9780190260842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260804.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter highlights how explicit or implicit values can influence how research on a particular topic is pursued. First, the chapter shows how scientists can pursue different methods or strategies ... More


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