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The Relevance of Japanese Finance and its Main Bank System

Hugh Patrick

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines issues in the design of good financial systems for developing markets and transforming socialist economies (TSEs) based on the Japanese experience. The effective transfer of the ... More


Xenia

Claudio Ciborra

in The Labyrinths of Information: Challenging the Wisdom of Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275267
eISBN:
9780191714399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275267.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter shows how — by skipping over issues like hospitality and adopting scientific discourse — systems methodologies turn themselves away from everyday human dealings with technology, and find ... More


The development of the Drosophila visual system

Tanya Wolff, Kathleen A. Martin, Gerald M. Rubin, and S. Lawrence Zipursky

in Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195111668
eISBN:
9780199865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This chapter considers recent progress on eye development. It describes the structure and development of the visual system, and the genetic strategies used to identify genes controlling its ... More


Reinterpreting the Resource‐Capability View of the Firm: A Case of the Development‐Production Systems of the Japanese Auto‐Makers 1

Takahiro Fujimoto

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:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

An analysis is made of a firm's evolutionary capabilities using the car industry in general, and Toyota in particular, as an example. The resource view of the firm is extended to look in detail at ... More


Dérive

Claudio Ciborra

in The Labyrinths of Information: Challenging the Wisdom of Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275267
eISBN:
9780191714399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275267.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter does not pursue further the view of technology as being endowed with independent action, or even intentions. Rather, it reflects on the idea that one of the main characteristics of ICT ... More


Taking Stock and Looking Ahead: The German Financial System at the Crossroads?

Jan P. Krahnen and Reinhard H. Schmidt

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The concluding chapter of the book is devoted to the question of whether the German financial system still is largely bank-dominated or has already changed to being (more) capital market-dominated, ... More


The Purpose and Structure of the Book

Jan P. Krahnen and Reinhard H. Schmidt

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This introductory chapter starts by discussing the motivation for writing the book, which is that although Germany is often cited as the most prominent example of a country with a bank-based – as ... More


The Role of Sleep in the Development of Central Visual Pathways

Marcos G. Frank and Michael P. Stryker

in Sleep and Brain Plasticity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198574002
eISBN:
9780191724145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198574002.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews evidence in support of the hypothesis that sleep may play an important role in brain maturation. It begins by reviewing the role of endogenous neural activity and experience in ... More


Neurotrophic factors and their receptors: Roles in neuronal development and function

Louis F. Reichardt and Fariñas Isabel

in Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195111668
eISBN:
9780199865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Neurotrophic factors are important regulators of the development and maintenance of vertebrate nervous system. During the development of the nervous system, neuronal populations undergo a process of ... More


Learning and Earning From E-Commerce

Michael J. Earl

in Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159530
eISBN:
9780199834983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159535.003.535-chapter-13
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Four important IT management practices have emerged from the development of e-commerce projects. These practices address four central and classical questions of IT management: strategic information ... More


Critical periods for human cortical development: An ERP study in children with cochlear implant

Curtis W. Ponton

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter describes the effects that a period of auditory deprivation due to profound deafness, followed by restoration of sensation via a cochlear implant, has on the development of the human ... More


The policy context

Andrew Green

in An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198571346
eISBN:
9780191724138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571346.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces some of the key policy themes that have been central to the health sector over the last twenty years. It begins by examining the policy of primary health care (PHC), which for ... More


The role of glia in the development of the insect nervous system

Vanessa J. Auld

in Glial Cell Development: basic principles and clinical relevance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748542
eISBN:
9780191724367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748542.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The glial cells of insects have been investigated since the days of Ramón y Cajal. Consequently there is a wealth of information about a range of insects and the different classes of their glia. This ... More


Addressing Implementation Challenges

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

International law on sustainable development is evolving at a rapid pace, as are international laws in the fields of economic and social development, and environmental protection. New treaties are ... More


The German Financial System

Jan P. Krahnen and Reinhard H. Schmidt (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of all aspects of the German financial system, grounded in the current discussion about the importance of a country's financial system for ... More


How do we put these fine words into action? An overview of whole systems development

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Whole systems development is a set of propositions, tools, and practices that aims to engage all the people in the system in designing and implementing change. Sustainable change, in contrast to that ... More


The New Face of Development Cooperation: The Role of South-South Cooperation and Corporate Social Responsibility

Francisco Sagasti, Fernando Prada, Mario Bazán, Jorge Chávez Granadino, and Gonzalo Alcalde

in Development Cooperation in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159661
eISBN:
9780231504393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159661.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the arrival of new aid modalities and instruments that have led to the presence of new participants, including some from the private sector (firms, individuals, and ... More


The emerging practice of whole systems development

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Through a case study of a courageous effort to deconstruct the old system of local government and challenge it with a structure based on resident self-governance through neighbourhood committees, ... More


Meeting differently: large and small group working

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Although in most cases this is an impossible aspiration, the key issue in designing whole systems development processes is to develop ways in which the actors can see, understand, and think through ... More


Epilogue

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The main motivation for this book has been to understand and to improve practice in a new area of work that brings together the hitherto disconnected activities of organisation development, community ... More


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