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Living Apart, Living Together? The Role of Intergroup Contact in Social Integration: 2006 Joint British Academy/British Psychological Society Lecture

MILES HEWSTONE

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264584
eISBN:
9780191734069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about the role of intergroup contact in social integration delivered by the author at the 2006 Joint British Academy/British Psychological Society Lecture ... More


The Origins of Escalation

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses the opening phases of the Project Taurus story, focusing on how and why organizations become involved in decision debacles in the first place. According to the ... More


Withdrawal

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) invested over five years and 80 million pounds in Project Taurus. The market allegedly spent 400 million pounds in preparation for dematerialization plus countless ... More


Researching Taurus

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter examines escalation in decision-making concerning Project Taurus. The analysis is based on the propositions of social-psychological theory and decision dilemma theory. The basic research ... More


Overview and Concluding Remarks

Shawn W. Rosenberg

in The Not So Common Sense: Differences in How People Judge Social and Political Life

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084276
eISBN:
9780300129465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084276.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the implications of present empirical research for social and political analysis. It returns to the larger issues of social psychological theory and the consideration of the ... More


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