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The Subprime VirusReckless Credit, Regulatory Failure, and Next Steps

The Subprime Virus: Reckless Credit, Regulatory Failure, and Next Steps

Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195388824
eISBN:
9780190258535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195388824.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The subprime crisis shook the American economy to its core. How did it happen? Where was the government? Did anyone see the crisis coming? Will the new financial reforms avoid a repeat performance? ... More

Swarm CreativityCompetitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Peter A. Gloor

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304121
eISBN:
9780199789771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304121.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book introduces a powerful new concept to the business world — Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs). COINs have been around for hundreds of years, and many of us have already been a part ... More

Taking Advantage of EmergenceProductively Innovating in Complex Innovation Systems

Taking Advantage of Emergence: Productively Innovating in Complex Innovation Systems

Deborah Dougherty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198725299
eISBN:
9780191792649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725299.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Our most pressing societal problems such as enhancing health care, developing alternate energy, revitalizing cities, and advancing the economy are complex innovation systems. Leveraging the enormous ... More

The Tale of the ScaleAn Odyssey of Invention

The Tale of the Scale: An Odyssey of Invention

Solly Angel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158687
eISBN:
9780199849826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158687.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In the mid-1980s, the author had a technological mini-vision. He saw in his mind's eye a quarter-inch thick personal scale weighing a pound, a travel scale, and he decided to make it a reality, to ... More

A Tale of Three CitiesOr the Glocalization of City Management

A Tale of Three Cities: Or the Glocalization of City Management

Barbara Czarniawska

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252718
eISBN:
9780191719295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252718.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The term ‘glocalization’ has been coined to indicate that globalization consists of two connected but opposite processes: it homogenizes ideas and practices, but also induces local adaptation and ... More

Telecommunications in Africa

Telecommunications in Africa

Eli M. Noam (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102017
eISBN:
9780199854936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Telecommunications is becoming an essential infrastructure in the global economy. The electronic flow of information around the world favors those nations that have invested in the technology to ... More

Too Much Is Not EnoughIncentives in Executive Compensation

Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Robert W. Kolb

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The scholarly literature on executive compensation is vast. As such, this literature provides an unparalleled resource for studying the interaction between the setting of incentives (or the attempted ... More

Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This book presents a comprehensive overview of the important role played by trade shows in the globalizing knowledge economy. Traditionally conceived as marketing tools, the book conceptualizes these ... More

Trade Union Merger StrategiesPurpose, Process, and Performance

Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Roger Undy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This empirical study of British trade union mergers examines the causes of mergers; the search for merger partners; merger negotiations; and merger outcomes. These developments are set within the ... More

Trade Unions in Western EuropeHard Times, Hard Choices

Trade Unions in Western Europe: Hard Times, Hard Choices

Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644414
eISBN:
9780191756290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644414.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The book presents the findings of a four-year study of the challenges facing trade unions and their responses in ten west European countries. The project involved a substantial number of interviews ... More

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