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Choosing Strategies for New Products Using Market-Level Data

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter shows how the firm can coordinate its new product designs, production processes, and pricing strategies when only secondary (market-level) data are available. In particular, it examines ... More


International Retail Banking: Sanwa Bank, Citigroup

William V. Rapp

in Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Citigroup is believed to be the top player in international retail banking because of its ability to make the most of technological advances in electronic banking. Domestically however, Sanwa ... More


The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The informal economy has emerged as one of the most dynamic, active, and hotly-debated domains in the entire developing world. Unfortunately, it remains one of the least treated subjects in ... More


Spain: fragmented unemployment protection in a segmented labour market 1

F. Javier Mato

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter analyses changes within the Spanish unemployment protection system in response to developments in the labour market between 1990 and 2010. Persistent mass unemployment and temporary ... More


Immigration and the Labor Market in Metropolitan Buenos Aires

Alicia Maguid

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Until 1991, Argentina experienced rising immigration from border countries to fulfill a segmented demand for labour within specific sectors; but structural economic change had negative consequences ... More


New Brand and Product Line Development at Mars

Marc H. Meyer

in The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180862
eISBN:
9780199851270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180862.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes how one such firm—Mars, Incorporated—has become a leader in innovating new product concepts. In fact, the chapter sees how teams inside the company synthesized many of the ... More


Executive Decision Making

Marc H. Meyer

in The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180862
eISBN:
9780199851270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180862.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Every process, to be effective, requires an owner. This chapter states that owners of the framework should be a few select executives who take personal responsibility and who are intellectually and ... More


Understanding User Needs

Marc H. Meyer

in The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180862
eISBN:
9780199851270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180862.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Segmenting markets for growth should provide one or more clear targets to which a company can extend its core technologies and other business assets. Those targets are some combination of new users ... More


The Informal Sector in Developing Countries: Output, Assets, and Employment

Sangeeta Pratap and Erwan Quintin

in Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548880
eISBN:
9780191720765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548880.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This study documents four key facts about informal economic activities: (1) the size of the informal sector varies greatly across nations; (2) this size is strongly correlated with economic ... More


The Rise and Fall of Globalization

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the multinational banking industry from the 1960s. The arrival of global financial markets changed the banking industry greatly. The City of London ... More


Fragmented Markets: Labour

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Outlines models that tackle the puzzle of wage rigidity existing under conditions of severe unemployment or underemployment in developing countries. It begins with efficiency wage models of ... More


American Ambassador in Technicolor and Cinemascope: Hollywood and Revolution on the Nile

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the politics and economics of the Egyptian film industry before its nationalization in the 1960s. It shows that the economic crisis experienced by Egyptian filmmakers during ... More


How we Grow Unequal

Patrick Emmenegger, Silja Häusermann, Bruno Palier, and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter introduces the concept of dualization. Poverty, inequality, and social exclusion are back on the political agenda in many rich democracies of Western Europe and North America, not only ... More


Brand Extensions and Customer Loyalty

Chekitan S. Dev

in Hospitality Branding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452031
eISBN:
9780801465703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452031.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

Brand extension is the practice of introducing a new brand (differentiated by market segment) using a well-established brand name as leverage. Most major hotel companies have at least one brand ... More


Where Can We Go?: Consuming Responsibly

Joseph E. Uscinski

in The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter places the text's empirical findings into perspective, arguing that the current media trends holds increasingly disparate views of reality. It is safe to assume that news ... More


The Italian Case

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores how global and regional macroprocesses become embedded in the local reality of one specific country, in this case Italy, generating new realities, new jobs, and new economic and ... More


Employment Relations and Labor Process: Institutional Disorganization and Management Control with Graham Symon and Johannes Kirsch

Graham Symon and Johannes Kirsch

in The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The resource squeeze and uncertainty exacerbated by marketization can lead to disorganization trends in employment relations and tight management control in the labor process. This chapter presents ... More


The Middle-Class Glass Ceiling in the Postwar Era

Molly C. Ball

in Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401667
eISBN:
9781683402336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401667.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores working Paulistanos’ access to good jobs and the limits to mobility in the 1920s. By the end of the Old Republic, laborers and liberal professionals comprised São Paulo’s middle ... More


Bilingualism and Economic Performance

Alisher Aldashev and Alexander M. Danzer

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the economic returns to bilingualism. The analysis is staged in Kazakhstan, a multi-ethnic country with complex ethnic settlement patterns that has recently switched its ... More


The Employment Problem in Developing Countries: A Re-examination Four Decades Later

Gary S. Fields

in Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797692
eISBN:
9780191839054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797692.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Erik Thorbecke’s work has had a major impact on thinking about developing countries’ employment problems. This chapter reassesses important ideas from his work: the definition of employment and ... More


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