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“Sticky Information” and the Locus of Problem Solving: Implications for Innovation *

Eric Von Hippel

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The problem of ‘sticky’ information in the context of firms—the fact that information needed for technical problem solving tends to be costly to acquire, transfer, and put to use in a new location—is ... More


The Building Behavior of Non-Orb Weavers

William Eberhard

in Spider Webs: Behavior, Function, and Evolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226534602
eISBN:
9780226534749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534749.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Although a substantial amount of information has now accumulated on the designs of the webs of non-orb weaving spiders, only scattered fragments their web construction behavior have been observed. ... More


A Study in Monetary Macroeconomics

Stefan Homburg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198807537
eISBN:
9780191845451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807537.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The Great Recession of 2008/09 and its aftermath present a major challenge to macroeconomics. Many researchers think that prevailing models fail to grasp essential aspects of recent developments, ... More


Reclaiming Things: An Archaeology of Matter

Bjørnar Olsen

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/9780199671533.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Late twentieth-century social and cultural research was heavily impacted by what became known as the linguistic or textual turn. Well into a new millennium we have for some time now with equal ... More


The building behavior of orb-weavers

William Eberhard

in Spider Webs: Behavior, Function, and Evolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226534602
eISBN:
9780226534749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534749.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Orb construction behavior can be analyzed at several levels of organization, and these different levels show different patterns in both intra-individual flexibility and inter-specific diversity. At ... More


Cues Directing Web Construction Behavior

William Eberhard

in Spider Webs: Behavior, Function, and Evolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226534602
eISBN:
9780226534749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534749.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The earliest stages of orb construction are the most mysterious, both because they are the least studied and also because they are when the spider probably performs the most demanding analyses. She ... More


The Trumanite Network

Michael J. Glennon

in National Security and Double Government

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780190206444
eISBN:
9780190206475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206444.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the origins, operation, and characteristics of the Trumanite network that defines and manages U.S. security policy. The network emerged during the Truman administration, with ... More


Four Accounts of Grounded Theorizing

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Four extended accounts of GTM-in-use—illustrations of Methodological Sensitivity from recent PhD students, offering very different uses of GTM in their research. Andrea Gorra’s innovative approach to ... More


Caste, Class, Gender: Dynamism or Stasis?

Ashwini Deshpande

in A Concise Handbook of the Indian Economy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199496464
eISBN:
9780199098170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496464.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Ashwini Deshpande argues the translation and impact of momentous post reform changes on inter-group disparities has been uneven. Caste inequality shows very strong inter-state variation and some ... More


Sensory aspects of carnivorous plants

H. Martin Schaefer and Graeme D. Ruxton

in Plant-Animal Communication

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199563609
eISBN:
9780191810060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199563609.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses sensory aspects of plant–animal communication by exploring the biological traits of carnivorous plants in context of evolutionary ecology. Carnivory is a very peculiar trait in ... More


Traditional Topics

Stefan Homburg

in A Study in Monetary Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198807537
eISBN:
9780191845451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807537.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 3 covers traditional topics of monetary macroeconomics. To acquaint readers with the present methods, it starts with conversant material, such as superneutrality of money, the Tobin effect, ... More


Late Trading

William A. Birdthistle

in Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199398560
eISBN:
9780199398591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398560.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Entering a mutual fund trade any time after 4:00 P.M. Eastern Time and receiving that day’s price is a violation of federal securities law. As the New York Attorney General characterized the ... More


Unemployment and the Market Mechanism

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the level of unemployment in a market economy and classifies the debates of the orthodox market-mechanism group with imperfectionists on the problem of unemployment. It begins ... More


Relative Methods of Population Measurement and the Derivation of Absolute Estimates

Peter A. Henderson

in Southwood's Ecological Methods

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198862277
eISBN:
9780191895067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862277.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Relative sampling methods usually requiring comparatively simple equipment are described. These often concentrate the animals and provide impressive collections. Factors affecting the size of ... More


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