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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

TradersRisks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This is a book about traders in financial markets: what they do, the kind of people they are, how they perceive the world they inhabit, how they make decisions and take risks. This is also a book ... More

The Transformation of Labour RelationsRestructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

John Thirkell, Krastyu Petkov, and Sarah Vickerstaff

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289791
eISBN:
9780191684760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289791.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, International Business

The substantial political changes in Eastern Europe and Russia since 1989 have been accompanied by the attempted transfer, imposition, and imitation of labour relations practices and mechanisms from ... More

Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Roderick Martin

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book analyses changes in enterprises in seven European countries since 1989 — Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Slovakia. Economic trends have differed vastly ... More

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