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Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The current financial crisis has caused many of us to question the motives and actions that drive the business world. Even the basic notion that firms should be run so as to maximize shareholder ... More


Pick a Name, Any Name: Economic Profit, Residual Income, or Economic Value Added

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Economic value added (EVA) is based on the concept of residual income. For the financial accountant, there is no cost for equity capital. However, for the financial economist, a cost is associated ... More


The Japanese Tax System

Hiromitsu Ishi

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Japanese tax system has notably changed through the periods of post‐World War II; i.e., reconstruction, rapid economic growth, and recent economic stagnation. In order to clarify the function and ... More


The Traditional Framework of Indirect Taxes

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Examines indirect tax reform movements in the late 1980s before the introduction of a broad‐based consumption tax: VAT. Needless to say, the adoption of VAT had a close bearing upon the changes in ... More


The Value Added Tax

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The value‐added tax was finally introduced in Japan in April 1989, after long‐standing trial and error by the government. The whole picture of Japan's VAT must be clarified before and after its ... More


Cellular Mobile Services: The Indian Success Story

Varadharajan Sridhar

in The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the technologies, market structure, and licensing process of cellular mobile services. It elaborates the interconnection and quality of service regulation, mobile number ... More


Combining Fiscal Sovereignty and Coordination: National Taxation in a Globalizing World

Peggy.B Musgrave

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the combination of fiscal sovereignty and coordination in national taxation systems in the context of globalization. It evaluates the rationale behind the design of cooperative ... More


Knowledge Enablingin Action: Dismantling Barriers at Gemini Consulting

Georg Von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka

in Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126167
eISBN:
9780199848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126167.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Although it is a known fact that companies incorporate particular kinds of knowledge in their business processes, the business of management consulting firms concentrates mainly on the creation of ... More


What Knowledge Economy?

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Although it is a given that all of the services in the world's largest knowledge-based economy (KBE) need managers and leaders, there is still a need for janitors, fast food service crews, and other ... More


Project Evaluation Using the New Metrics

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Single-period performance measures made popular by VBM vendors for the evaluation of a firm's ongoing operations can easily be misinterpreted and misused to evaluate period-by-period performance of ... More


Incentive Compensation: What You Measure and Reward Is What Gets Done

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a fundamental component of every firm's internal control system, its compensation program. The basic paradigm espoused by the proponents of VBM is that what a firm measures and ... More


Lessons Learned

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter presents lessons learned from the experiences of VBM firms. The objective of VBM is a cultural change that involves modifying behavior to align the interests of a firm's management with ... More


Tax Reform

Gerry Cawley and Justin Zake

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

By 1990 tax revenue in Uganda had declined to 5% of GDP. Revenue was heavily dependent on export taxes, which discouraged exports. This chapter discusses the policy and administrative measures taken ... More


Differential school effects

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explains why no type of school within the national school system has been found to be more effective than any other with equivalent students. It discusses the promising value-added (VA) ... More


The Quality of BRIC Higher Education

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The huge increase in university graduates from the BRIC countries in recent decades signals their economies' growing global competitiveness. The key for the BRICs' global competitiveness, however, ... More


A World Factory in Global Production Chains: Estimating Imported Value-Added in Exports by the People's Republic of China

Robert Koopman, Robert Wang, and Shang–Jin Wei

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The rise of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in world trade has brought both benefits and anxiety to other economies. For many policy questions, it is crucial to know the extent of foreign ... More


Highways as Network Utilities

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

After explaining traditional utilities and their regulation by utility commissions, this chapter suggests how highway utilities would be governed. Based on overseas experience, it proposes the ... More


Policy developments in Britain on global warming: in search of political leadership

Shizuka Oshitani

in Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069383
eISBN:
9781781701546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

About 80 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions in Britain are in the form of carbon dioxide, of which about 97 per cent is energy-related. Overall carbon dioxide emissions fell steadily from 1970. ... More


Tax Incentives Around the World

Sebastian James

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a global picture, looking in particular at fiscal incentives and how they are granted and administered in various high-, middle- and low- income jurisdictions around the world. ... More


The Death of the Income Tax: A Progressive Consumption Tax and the Path to Fiscal Reform

Daniel S. Goldberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948802
eISBN:
9780199345984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948802.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The income tax is structurally flawed. As Part I of the book explains, some of the flaws are inherent in the income tax and some are self-inflicted. The income tax is needlessly complex, contains ... More


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