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Measurement and Development of PsyCap: Assessing the Return on Investment

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

in Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This final chapter first summarizes the existing published measures of efficacy, hope, optimism, and resiliency and then presents the recently developed 24-item psychological capital questionnaire ... More


The Natural Real Exchange Rate of the United States Dollar, and Determinants of Capital Flows

Jerome L. Stein

in Fundamental Determinants of Exchange Rates

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293064
eISBN:
9780191596940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293062.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

To what extent has the real exchange rate of the US dollar been as stable as is justified by the ”fundamentals” – fiscal policy, private saving ratio, productivity, rate of return on investment, real ... More


Fundamental Determinants of Exchange Rates

Jerome L. Stein and Polly Reynolds Allen

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293064
eISBN:
9780191596940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293062.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

The NATREX approach offers an alternative paradigm to the Purchasing Power Parity for equilibrium real exchange rates. NATREX is the acronym for NATural Real EXchange, referring to a medium‐run, ... More


Organizing the Obama Campaign

Daniel Kreiss

in Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782536
eISBN:
9780199950614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782536.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter follows the Obama campaign from the winter of 2007 to the eve of the Iowa caucuses. In doing so, it tells the story of how the Obama campaign drew from the infrastructure for online ... More


Prioritising public health investment

Linda Marks

in Governance, commissioning and public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447304944
eISBN:
9781447311775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304944.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Concern over the scale of preventable morbidity is compounded by its differential distribution across the population. Economic arguments for prevention have become more prominent and this chapter ... More


The Biophysical: The Decline in Energy Returned on Energy Invested, Net Energy, and Marginal Benefits

Jack P. Manno and Stephen B. Balogh

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this chapter, Manno and Balogh articulate a biophysical logic that complements the social, political, and ethical arguments against the unfettered extraction of fossil fuels. They argue that ... More


Remaining Obstacles

Lester M. Salamon

in Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199376520
eISBN:
9780199377633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376520.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For all its promise, the activity on the new frontiers of philanthropy faces significant headwinds. For one thing, it tends to advantage service programs over advocacy ones, which may divert ... More


The Economics of Skyscraper Height

Jason M. Barr

in Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199344369
eISBN:
9780190231736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344369.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Skyscraper Revolution is born in New York in 1889. This chapter chronicles the economic history of the skyscraper. First the chapter discusses how the skyscraper was a solution to an economic ... More


Conclusion

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0020
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book concludes by discussing the return on investment provided by JPL's space missions. From 1976 to 2001, JPL consumed about $30 billion and consistently employed several thousand people, a ... More


Basic Concepts of Corporate Governance and Global Movements in Corporate Governance Reforms

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Corporate governance can be defined as the manner of dealing with those who supply finance to corporations to get their return on their investment. In adopting the stakeholder approach, corporate ... More


Prominent Metrics Systems

Michael M. Weinstein and Ralph M. Bradburd

in The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158367
eISBN:
9780231535243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158367.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter compares Relentless Monetization with several prominent alternative systems of metrics, with particular emphasis on four large-picture questions. First, do the metrics systems tackle the ... More


Executive Coaching Impact: Evidence, Standards, and Success Criteria

Andromachi Athanasopoulou and Sue Dopson

in Developing Leaders by Executive Coaching: Practice and Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199681952
eISBN:
9780191761713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681952.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Chapter 4 is the cornerstone of this book in terms of its contribution to the executive coaching field. It offers valuable information to academics and practitioners about the existing evidence on ... More


Organizing Our Innovation Ecosystem

Steven C. Currall, Ed Frauenheim, Sara Jansen Perry, and Emily M. Hunter

in Organized Innovation: A Blueprint for Renewing America’s Prosperity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199330706
eISBN:
9780199364008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330706.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter offers our prescriptions for how to put the Organized Innovation framework in place. The recommendations can be summed up as a bipartisan plan for government, a wise bet for businesses, ... More


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