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Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of WorkNew Forms of Informal Control

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Peter Fleming

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Personal authenticity was once a reference point from which critics and labour activists sought to challenge the domination of the corporation. Now it has entered into the parlance of managerial ... More

The Balanced CompanyA Theory of Corporate Integrity

The Balanced Company: A Theory of Corporate Integrity

Muel Kaptein and Johan Wempe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255504
eISBN:
9780191698248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255504.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Organization Studies

This book provides a coherent overview of the most important theories and insights in the field of business ethics, together with a substantiated development of ethical norms and values with which ... More

Beauty ImaginedA History of the Global Beauty Industry

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199639625
eISBN:
9780191806841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199639625.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The global beauty business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive ourselves and what it is to be beautiful. The brands and firms which have shaped this industry, such as Avon, Coty, Estee ... More

A Better Way of Doing Business?Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

Graeme Salaman and John Storey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198782827
eISBN:
9780191825996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782827.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

The book is a rich account and analysis of the John Lewis Partnership. The JLP is well-known, revered, and admired, enjoying an enviable reputation for commercial success and principled business ... More

Between Enterprise and EthicsBusiness and Management in a Bimoral Society

Between Enterprise and Ethics: Business and Management in a Bimoral Society

John Hendry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268634
eISBN:
9780191708381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268634.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book explores the evolution and origins of contemporary moral culture, with a particular focus on the challenges it poses for managers and business leaders. It is argued that in today’s bimoral ... More

Between Hierarchies and MarketsThe Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Grahame F. Thompson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explores the ways in which the word ‘network’ has been deployed in literature. In particular, it offers a commentary on how the idea of networks has been used to illustrate contemporary ... More

Beware the Winner's CurseVictories that Can Sink You and Your Company

Beware the Winner's Curse: Victories that Can Sink You and Your Company

G. Anandalingam and Henry C. Lucas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177404
eISBN:
9780199789559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177404.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

In the case of an acquisition or a merger, it is very often the case that when an individual or company perceives itself to be the winner, subsequent events will show that the victory was overvalued. ... More

Beyond Varieties of CapitalismConflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Bob Hancké, Martin Rhodes, and Mark Thatcher (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199206483
eISBN:
9780191709715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206483.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Since the early 1990s, Europe's economies have been facing several new challenges: the 1992 single market programme, the collapse of the Berlin wall and eastward enlargement, and monetary ... More

Boards at WorkHow Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Boards at Work: How Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Philip Stiles and Bernard Taylor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258161
eISBN:
9780191718342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258161.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Boards of directors are coming under increasing scrutiny in terms of their contribution in monitoring and controlling management, particularly in the wake of high-profile corporate frauds and ... More

Bridging IslandsVenture Companies and the Future of Japanese and American Industry

Bridging Islands: Venture Companies and the Future of Japanese and American Industry

Robert Kneller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268801
eISBN:
9780191699283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268801.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

The innovative strength of the world's two largest economies, the United States and Japan, are based on two different forms of industrial and social organization. For the United States, venture ... More

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