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Launching Knowledge Retention Initiatives: Principles for Action

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides an outline of how to start implementing knowledge retention programs. It illustrates the uses of a risk assessment or a knowledge audit, as well as an attrition profile and ... More


Making the Right Money Available at the Right Time for International Cooperation: New Financing Technologies

Pedro Conceiçāo, Hari Rajan, and Rajiv Shah

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the application of new financial technologies in order to ensure the availability of the right money at the right time for international cooperation. It describes the lessons ... More


Political Voice through Organized Interest Activity

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter maps the terrain of political activity by organizations using systematic empirical data to reveal something about the political voice emerging from organized involvement in various ... More


Limitations and Prospects of Developmental Social Work

JAMES MIDGLEY and AMY CONLEY

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter draws the previous material together, recognizing that there are limitations to the developmental approach in social work but also that this approach has much future promise particularly ... More


Who Sings in the Heavenly Chorus? The Shape of the Organized Interest System

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter uses systematic data collected for the Washington Representatives Study to inquire into the kinds of interests that are represented by organizations in national politics and the extent ... More


Other Challenges: Cost, Online Competition, Contentious Speech

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter discusses other major challenges to the U.S. higher education system: rising costs, online competition, and controversies over permissible speech. These challenges can be interpreted as ... More


Selecting Priorities for Poverty Reduction and Human Development in Ethiopia

Arne Bigsten

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on setting priorities for poverty reduction in the context of Ethiopia and its very limited resources. It begins by discussing the macroeconomic situation and the pattern of ... More


The Organizational Frame: Prosecuting as Advertising

Keith Hawkins

in Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Prosecution is a special display of organizational activity, announcing the behaviour not simply of organizations themselves, but of individuals within organizations. It allows officials to make ... More


Resource Constraints and Competition Law Enforcement: Theoretical Considerations and Observations from Selected Cross-Country Data

Vivek Ghosal

in Competition Law and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785716
eISBN:
9780804787925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785716.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines optimal structure and enforcement patterns of competition law enforcement agencies. Controlling for the size of the economy, larger agency size is not necessarily optimal. ... More


Youths at Nutrition Risk: Malnourished or Misnourished?

Jay Bhattacharya and Janet Currie

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Standard human capital theory suggests that youths (or their parents) choose diets in order to maximize utility, subject to two sets of constraints. The first constraint is the information that they ... More


Models of Formal–Informal Dichotomy: Revisiting Agriculture–Industry Relation*

Saumya Chakrabarti

in Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Incorporation of the informal sector within the formal sector—agriculture linkage models have been undertaken to prepare the ground for the succeeding analyses on the informal sector and in ... More


Justice, Health, and Health Care

Norman Daniels

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces a theory of justice in health care that takes into account three basic questions: First, what is the central moral importance of health? Second, when are health inequalities ... More


Lawyer and Client: Face to Face

Corey S. Shdaimah

in Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines legal services lawyering as it takes place through face-to-face encounters between lawyers and clients. It considers the importance of focusing on clients in progressive ... More


From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy

John A. Mathews

in Greening of Capitalism: How Asia Is Driving the Next Great Transformation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791502
eISBN:
9780804793162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791502.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Part II is the substantive core of the book, devoted to the three fundamental sectors of capitalism where changes are going to be needed, and where changes are already under way. Chapter Four ... More


Flow Restoration Methods

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter presents broad principles that inform river restoration by means of adjustments to regulated flow regimes, and describes frameworks designed to cope with situations of limited technical ... More


6 Lawyer and Client: Face to Face

Corey S. Shdaimah

in Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines legal services lawyering as it takes place through face-to-face encounters between lawyers and clients. It considers the importance of focusing on clients in progressive ... More


Informal Services and the Issue of Inclusive Growth: A Study on India

Saumya Chakrabarti

in Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The issue of inclusive growth is dealt with by analysing separately the behaviours of unorganized service sector (without trade), informal trade, and informal sector (in general, infs) across their ... More


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