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The Power Structure

Donald Palmer

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents the power structure explanation of organizational wrongdoing. This explanation is the third of five alternative accounts of wrongdoing considered in the book. It is rooted in a ... More


Perspectives on the Contribution of Boards of Directors

Philip Stiles and Bernard Taylor

in Boards at Work: How Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258161
eISBN:
9780191718342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258161.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

How boards of directors influence organisational performance has been a central topic of corporate governance literature. This chapter outlines the major theoretical issues pertaining to research on ... More


Party Systems and Leftist Governments’ Economic Policies

Gustavo Flores-Macías

in After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 3 accounts for the different factors behind variation in leftist governments’ economic policies. First, it advances an explanation of how the type of leftist economic reforms is best ... More


Resource Wars Reframed

Philippe Le Billon

in Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333462
eISBN:
9780190235673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333462.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses the main perspectives on resource wars, presenting key concepts and a brief historical overview. Dominated by socio-biological and geopolitical explanations of struggles over ... More


Interorganizational Cooperation: A Resource Dependence Approach

Michael F. Harsch

in The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter puts forward a resource dependence approach (RDA), which builds on the insights of the institutionalist branch of international relations theory and imports fresh insights from resource ... More


The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Michael F. Harsch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Relations among international organizations (IOs) play a crucial role in shaping contemporary crisis management operations, yet a lack of interorganizational cooperation often results in ... More


Afghanistan: From Intervention to Transition, 2003–2011

Michael F. Harsch

in The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the stark variation in cooperation between NATO and the UN in Afghanistan from 2003 to 2011. In an initial phase from 2003 to 2008, the NATO-led International Security ... More


The Emergence of Materiality within Formal Organizations

Paul M. Leonardi

in How Matter Matters: Objects, Artifacts, and Materiality in Organization Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671533
eISBN:
9780191751189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671533.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In their demonstrations that technologies and organizations are sociomaterial, or how they become sociomaterial, scholars have not reflected in any measurable depth on the concept of materiality by ... More


Kosovo: From Intervention to Independence, 1998–2008

Michael F. Harsch

in The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the stark variation in cooperation between NATO and the UN on the issue of Kosovo from 1998 to 2008. It begins with a brief overview of the Kosovo crisis’s roots and NATO ... More


Interorganizational Cooperation: Opening the Black Box

Michael F. Harsch

in The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction begins by highlighting the growing importance and difficulties of ensuring cooperation among international organizations (IOs) in crisis management. It argues that it remains largely ... More


The Logic of Interorganizational Cooperation

Michael F. Harsch

in The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the book’s most important findings on the logic of NATO–UN cooperation in crisis management and their broader theoretical and empirical implications. It begins by showing that ... More


Bosnia: From Intervention to the Dayton Agreement, 1992–1995

Michael F. Harsch

in The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates cooperation between NATO and the UN Protection Force (UNPROFOR) during the Bosnian War. It argues that the level of cooperation depended on the organizations’ resource ... More


FDI and Privatization

Yi-min Lin

in Dancing with the Devil: The Political Economy of Privatization in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190682828
eISBN:
9780190682866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190682828.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Democratization

Chapter 6 extends the analysis of local state actions to the privatization function of FDI. The focal issue is how and why foreign investors were able to overcome centrally imposed regulatory and ... More


“Say One Thing and Do Another”: Teens React to Norms and Social Control

Stefanie Mollborn

in Mixed Messages: Norms and Social Control around Teen Sex and Pregnancy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190633271
eISBN:
9780190633318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633271.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

Some teens react to norm communication and enforcement by internalizing norms and remaining abstinent, but by the end of high school most violate the norms while trying to avoid sanctions. To ... More


Budgetary Authority and Coalition Management

Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman, and Timothy J. Power

in Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective: Minority Presidents in Multiparty Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198817208
eISBN:
9780191858734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817208.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers how presidents use their budget powers and the allocation of targeted discretionary spending to manage their coalitions. It considers the costs of budget tool deployment (in ... More


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