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Teaching and Learning Regimes: From Framework to Theory

Paul Trowler

in Accomplishing Change in Teaching and Learning Regimes: Higher Education and the Practice Sensibility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198851714
eISBN:
9780191886331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851714.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Public Management

weThe central purpose of Chapter 2 is to refresh, finesse, and make more sophisticated the idea of teaching and learning regimes (TLRs) in higher education which I first developed in 2002, and which ... More


Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Reinsurance is financial market trading in the risk of unpredictable and devastating disasters—e.g. Hurricane Katrina or the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami—that are increasing in frequency, severity, ... More


Reinsurance: A Market for Acts of God

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 1 explains the structure of, and key players in, the reinsurance market; the insurers (cedents), reinsurers, and brokers. This book focuses on the reinsurers who, despite being competitors, ... More


Addressing “Big Questions”: Advancing a Practice Theory of the Market

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 7 offers a novel theoretical framework for understanding market-making, based on relationality, nested relationality, and relational presence. Relationality occurs between actors, their ... More


Homemaking Practices of Provision and Maintenance: Implications for Environmental Action

Cecily J. Maller

in The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imagining Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198758662
eISBN:
9780191818585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758662.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Practices such as buying a home and carrying out renovations, as well as practices that comprise daily routines, affect land use, layout, and the environmental impact of postindustrial cities. Using ... More


United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Bearing Risk Collectively

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 2 shows how reinsurers, despite being competitors, bear risk collectively by taking shares of different deals at a consensus or common price, as a form of protection from unpredictable ... More


Calculation at the Frontier: Evaluation in the Absence of Models

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

While financial markets are typically littered with statistical models, a large swathe of risk in reinsurance is considered un-modelable. Chapter 4 shows how these different types of risk can be ... More


The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imagining Possibilities

John M. Meyer and Jens Kersten (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198758662
eISBN:
9780191818585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758662.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This interdisciplinary book brings together several conceptual frameworks with a diversity of case studies and examples of efforts to orient everyday material practices toward greater sustainability. ... More


One Firm’s Trash is Another’s Treasure: Competing in a Consensus Market

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 5 examines how reinsurance firms compete given that they bear risk collectively at a consensus price. The chapter shows that reinsurers compete indirectly to shape the consensus price at ... More


Acquiring the Practice Sensibility

Paul Trowler

in Accomplishing Change in Teaching and Learning Regimes: Higher Education and the Practice Sensibility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198851714
eISBN:
9780191886331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851714.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Public Management

This chapter tells the reader why they should read the book and explains its purposes and underlying principles. It outlines the purpose of developing a practice sensibility and elaborates on the ... More


Transforming Disasters into Tradable Deals

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 3 demonstrates how the risk of disasters is turned into financial deals that can be traded within the reinsurance market. We show how underwriters calculate the risk on deals using widespread ... More


Unraveling the Nest: From a Market for Acts of God to a Market for Commodities

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 6 introduces current shifts stemming from the fact that multinational insurance companies are now buying reinsurance as large bundled multi-territory, or even global, deals that cover ... More


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