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What Are the Opportunities and Responsibilities of Organizational Life?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Two major issues shape current debates on organizations. The first is structural: are changes in the world economy associated with globalization leading to the convergence of national systems of ... More


Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Andrea Fried (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

Standards have become widespread regulatory tools that promote global trade, innovation, efficiency, and quality. They contribute significantly to the creation of safe, reliable, and high-quality ... More


From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

T. Markus Funk and Andrew S. Boutros (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

To many practitioners there is the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, and then “everything else.” But other countries’ anti-corruption laws, for example those of Germany, can play a key role in ... More


Understanding Deviance from Standards: Implications for Corporate Responsibility and Criminal Law

Andrea Fried

in Understanding Deviance in a World of Standards

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198833888
eISBN:
9780191872242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833888.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In this chapter, Andrea Fried discusses the implications of a better understanding of deviance from standards for corporate responsibility in terms of both compliance-related duties for companies and ... More


Intersections: Surveillance, Propaganda, and Just War

Judith Allen

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay explores varied modes of “surveillance,” “propaganda,” and “just war theory,” terms that involve diverse aspects of control (political, economic, cultural, and social) facing us today. ... More


Laura Poitras

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This is the first career interview with Academy Award–winner, Pulitzer Prize–winner, MacArthur Fellow Laura Poitras, whose shift from cooking to filmmaking brought her first into contact with the ... More


Organizations in Society: A ‘Non-ideal’ Approach

Lisa Herzog

in Reclaiming the System: Moral Responsibility, Divided Labour, and the Role of Organizations in Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830405
eISBN:
9780191868658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830405.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter asks what changes should be made, in the here and now, to improve the moral balance sheet of organizations. It introduces the notion of ‘bottom-up’ requirements on the basic structure of ... More


Mexico

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

There have been significant changes to Mexican law recently that have provided prosecutors updated and enhanced tools to combat corruption. In May 2015, the Mexican Congress and the states approved a ... More


Russia

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

Russian anti-corruption legislation generally consists of federal laws, including codified acts. Recent developments in Russian anti-corruption legislation have mainly been aimed at stiffening the ... More


South Africa

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

The South African legal regime recognizes the role of international law and treaties, and much of South Africa’s anti-corruption legislation has been enacted to give effect to various international ... More


The Delicate Task: Guide to Investigating Allegations of Company-Internal Misconduct

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

Conducting internal investigations requires a delicate balancing act for lawyers. The most immediate goal of any internal investigation is discovering the truth. But in the complicated real world ... More


Company Cooperation and U.S. Sentencing Guidelines

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

The U.S. Sentencing Commission has changed how the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines calculate fines for certain defendant companies. The amendments, effective November 1, 2010, make more readily available ... More


Executive Oversight of Intelligence Agencies in Australia

Keiran Hardy and George Williams

in Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458072
eISBN:
9780190458102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458072.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter assesses whether executive oversight of the Australian intelligence agencies is robust, stringent, and effective. The chapter first sets out the six Australian intelligence agencies and ... More


United States—Deconstructing the FCPA

T. Markus Funk and Andrew S. Boutros (eds)

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

In 1976, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its groundbreaking Report of the Securities and Exchange Commission on Questionable and Illegal Corporate Payments and Practices, which ... More


Australia

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

Australia’s anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws appear simple in expression but have proved illusive in securing successful prosecutions. The structure of the foreign bribery offense is complicated ... More


Cuba

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

Cuba has long been saddled with a culture of corruption. A lengthy history of colonialism and a state-controlled economy have produced a country with a weak economy, product shortages, low wages, and ... More


Germany

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

Germany is currently ranked among the top 12 in the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index. The country achieved this ranking through substantial efforts in the last decades in ... More


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