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Unequal Britain at Work

Unequal Britain at Work

Alan Felstead, Duncan Gallie, and Francis Green (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198712848
eISBN:
9780191781179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712848.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Public Management

The book provides the first systematic assessment of trends in inequality in job quality in Britain over recent decades. It assesses the pattern of change drawing on the nationally representative ... More

Universal BankingInternational Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Jordi Canals

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

The deregulation and disintermediation process, the globalisation of financial markets, the emergence of new competitors, and the introduction of new information technologies have brought about ... More

The Value of RiskSwiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

Harold James (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

This book provides an overview of how today’s reinsurance industry developed. Until recently, reinsurers were only known to a small minority outside the community. Major disasters, especially those ... More

Value Practices in the Life Sciences and Medicine

Value Practices in the Life Sciences and Medicine

Isabelle Dussauge, Claes-Fredrik Helgesson, and Francis Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199689583
eISBN:
9780191808807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689583.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

Many deep concerns in the life sciences and medicine have to do with the enactment, ordering, and displacement of a broad range of values. This volume articulates a pragmatic stance for studying the ... More

Valuing an Entrepreneurial Enterprise

Valuing an Entrepreneurial Enterprise

David B. Audretsch and Albert N. Link

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199730377
eISBN:
9780199932795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730377.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The number of new small closely held business start-ups, which may be referred to as entrepreneurial enterprises, is growing and they continue to be the primary source for employment growth in the ... More

Varieties of UnionismStrategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Carola Frege and John Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

As unions face an ongoing crisis all over the industrialized world, they have often been portrayed as outmoded remnants of an old economic structure. This book argues that despite structural shifts ... More

Virtue at WorkEthics for Individuals, Managers, and Organizations

Virtue at Work: Ethics for Individuals, Managers, and Organizations

Geoff Moore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793441
eISBN:
9780191835261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793441.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Virtue at Work is about good organizations, good managers, and good people, and how these can contribute to good communities. It is aimed at practitioners—principally managers at all levels and in ... More

The Virtues of LeadershipContemporary Challenges for Global Managers

The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart R. Clegg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653867
eISBN:
9780191742057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The book draws from the Positive Organizational Scholarship approach, a research stream in which the virtues of leaders have been understudied, at least in terms of the holistic approach that we ... More

What is an Exchange?Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Ruben Lee

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

New technology has revolutionised the nature and threatened the existence of traditional stock and future exchanges. This book analyses how stocks and shares have responded to developments in ... More

What the Market Teaches UsLimitations of Knowing and Tactics for Doing

What the Market Teaches Us: Limitations of Knowing and Tactics for Doing

Charles Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745112
eISBN:
9780191806056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745112.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

The “market” teaches us that it cannot be predicted or fully understood. It also teaches us the limitations of what we know and the inevitability of unexpected things happening. It not only reveals ... More

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