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Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Eric Lesser and Lawrence Prusak (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The mid-1990s saw the rise of an important movement: a recognition that organizational knowledge, in its various forms and attributes, could be an important source of competitive advantage in the ... More


Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, and Vincenzo Galasso (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203628
eISBN:
9780191708169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Our economies face constant challenges from many different directions. Structural reforms are implemented every day, either to grasp the benefits of globalization and technological change, or to ... More


Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Phyllis Mauch Messenger and George S. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Even as places and objects that have particular cultural significance are increasingly valued in our global world, powerful forces threaten them with destruction. This book discusses the efforts of a ... More


Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Baohui Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

By comparing peasant revolutions in Hunan and Jiangxi between 1926 and 1934, Revolutions as Organizational Change offers a new organizational perspective on peasant revolutions. Utilizing newly ... More


Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Marybeth Shinn and Hirokazu Yoshikawa (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book examines how to improve social settings in order to foster positive youth development. Each chapter describes a theory of intervention and specific exemplars of strategies to transform ... More


The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Frank S. Bloch (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book describes the central concepts, goals, and methods of clinical legal education from a global perspective, with a particular emphasis on its social justice mission. Certain common features ... More


Heartwood: The First Generation of Theravada Buddhism in America

Wendy Cadge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226088990
eISBN:
9780226089010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226089010.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Theravada is one of the three main branches of Buddhism. In Asia it is practiced widely in Thailand, Laos, Burma, Sri Lanka, and Cambodia. This ethnography opens a window onto two communities of ... More


HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Kurt C. Organista (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book provides the most current theory, research, and practice with regard to preventing HIV in diverse Latino populations and communities in the United States. Chapters share innovative thinking ... More


Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Barbara Berkman and Sarah D'Ambruoso (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The fields of health care, aging, and social work are often treated as discrete entities, while all social workers deal with issues of health and aging on a daily basis, regardless of practice ... More


The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Kim Bobo and Marien Casillas Pabellon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Worker centers are becoming an important element in labor and community organizing and the struggle for fair pay and decent working conditions for low-wage workers, especially immigrants. There are ... More


Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940

Vanessa H. May

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834770
eISBN:
9781469603094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877906_may
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Through an analysis of women's reform, domestic worker activism, and cultural values attached to public and private space, this book explains how and why domestic workers, the largest category of ... More


A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Paula Allen-Meares, Tina R. Shanks, Larry M. Gant, Leslie Hollingsworth, and Patricia L. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Urban renewal has been the dominant approach to revitalizing industrialized communities that fall into decline. Detroit, with its vast majority Black population and struggling auto industry, ... More


The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Ian Johnstone

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394931
eISBN:
9780199894543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Arguing about matters of public policy is ubiquitous in democracies. The ability to resolve conflicts through peaceful contestation is a measure of any well-ordered society. Arguing is almost as ... More


Social Injustice and Public Health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The aim of this book is to offer a comprehensive approach to understanding social injustice and its impact on public health. Part I explores the nature of social injustice and its adverse effects on ... More


Taming Information Technology: Lessons from Studies of System Administrators

Eser Kandogan, Paul Maglio, Eben Haber, and John Bailey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195374124
eISBN:
9780199979134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374124.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Information technology is the foundation of modern life. When talking on the phone, using the Web, or getting money from an ATM, we rely on computers, networks, and databases – systems of information ... More


Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Frederik Tell, Christian Berggren, Stefano Brusoni, and Andrew Van de Ven

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The increasing specialization of knowledge is a defining feature of the global economy and creates opportunities for efficiency gains and economic growth. However, as knowledge becomes more ... More


Human Rights and International Trade

Thomas Cottier, Joost Pauwelyn, and Elisabeth Bürgi (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285822
eISBN:
9780191700378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285822.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Economic globalization and respect for human rights are both highly topical issues. In theory, more trade should increase economic welfare and protection of human rights should ensure individual ... More


Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, and Wayne Bowman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis examines the many ways that artists (amateur and professional), community artist-facilitators, educators, and scholars in ... More


Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Carmen Diana Deere and Frederick S. Royce (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

All across Latin America, rural peoples are organizing in support of broadly distinct but interrelated issues. Food sovereignty, agrarian reform, indigenous and women's rights, sustainable ... More


Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Andrew Wilson and Miko Flohr (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume discusses the world of urban craftsmen and traders in the Roman Empire. The volume identifies four key aspects in the study of Roman manufacturing and trade, and the individual chapters ... More


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