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Strategic Change: Intelligent Adaptation

James A. Phills

in Integrating Mission and Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171280
eISBN:
9780199850327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171280.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter describes the challenge of strategic change, whether internally or externally driven. In particular, a meta-framework that identifies three specific types of knowledge necessary for ... More


Structure or agency? Measuring the EU effect

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Having considered the nature and effectiveness of network adaptation under Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern, this final chapter reconnects these important empirical and comparative insights with the wider ... More


The ‘strategic-projection’ model of Europeanisation

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter addresses the conceptual challenge posed by Europeanisation by reflecting on the utility of the existing goodness-of-fit model for exploring domestic adaptation aimed at uploading ... More


The Strategic Response of International Organizations

Nitsan Chorev

in The World Health Organization between North and South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the selective correspondence between external pressures—the call for a New International Economic Order in the 1970s–1980s and neoliberalism in the 1990s–2000s—and World Health ... More


Wars of Revelation: The Transformative Effects of Military Intervention on Grand Strategy

Rebecca Lissner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197583180
eISBN:
9780197583227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197583180.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

More than seventy-five years since the end of World War II, military interventions—rather than major wars—have emerged as a defining feature of contemporary geopolitics. Yet, for all the fierce ... More


The Transformative Effects of Military Intervention on Grand Strategy

Rebecca Lissner

in Wars of Revelation: The Transformative Effects of Military Intervention on Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197583180
eISBN:
9780197583227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197583180.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops the first systematic theory—the informational theory of strategic adjustment—to explain why military interventions can be crucibles of grand strategy. It argues that, by ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Lissner

in Wars of Revelation: The Transformative Effects of Military Intervention on Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197583180
eISBN:
9780197583227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197583180.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

More than 75 years after the end of World War II, military interventions—rather than major wars—have emerged as a defining feature of contemporary geopolitics. Yet, for all the fierce policy debates ... More


War and Grand Strategy in the Age of American Hegemony

Rebecca Lissner

in Wars of Revelation: The Transformative Effects of Military Intervention on Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197583180
eISBN:
9780197583227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197583180.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the main findings and conclusions of the book, discusses the cross-national generalizability of the informational theory of strategy adjustment, considers directions for ... More


A New International Order in Health

Nitsan Chorev

in The World Health Organization between North and South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the World Health Organization's (WHO) strategic response to the call for a New International Economic Order (NIEO) and how it was able to contribute to the new international ... More


Is It Mainly Tactics?

Omar Ashour

in How ISIS Fights: Military Tactics in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474438216
eISBN:
9781474495554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438216.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces the puzzle of the military endurance and combat effectiveness of ISIS/IS, though outnumbered and outgunned by substantially stronger state and nonstate militaries. Beginning ... More


Health in Economic Terms

Nitsan Chorev

in The World Health Organization between North and South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the World Health Organization (WHO), under the leadership of Director-General Gro Harlem Brundtland, strategically adapted to the “new policy environment” that was created ... More


Explodes and Expands: How the ‘Islamic State’ Fights in Syria

Omar Ashour

in How ISIS Fights: Military Tactics in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474438216
eISBN:
9781474495554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438216.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the birth and the military build-up of ISIS/IS in Syria, as of 9 April 2013. It aims to explain how ISIS/IS was able to gradually develop their combat capacities ... More


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