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OffshoreExploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Jamie Peck

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198727408
eISBN:
9780191793523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727408.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Offshore outsourcing—the movement of jobs to lower-wage countries—is one of the defining features of globalization. Routine blue-collar work has been going offshore for decades, but the digital ... More

Planning for ChangeIndustrial Policy and Japanese Economic Development, 1945–1990

Planning for Change: Industrial Policy and Japanese Economic Development, 1945–1990

James E. Vestal

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290278
eISBN:
9780191684814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290278.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

What has been the role of government industrial policy in Japan's extraordinary post-war development? How has the role changed in successive phases of growth? What ‘lessons’ can be learnt from this ... More

Profits and SustainabilityA History of Green Entrepreneurship

Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The book tells the unknown story of entrepreneurs who believed business could help create a more sustainable world. It challenges the received point of view that such green entrepreneurs are a recent ... More

Re-Forming CapitalismInstitutional Change in the German Political Economy

Re-Forming Capitalism: Institutional Change in the German Political Economy

Wolfgang Streeck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573981
eISBN:
9780191702136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573981.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

This book addresses some of the key issues in the field of comparative political economy and institutional theory: the role of history in institutional analysis, the dynamics of slow institutional ... More

Re-Imagining Capitalism

Re-Imagining Capitalism

Dominic Barton, Dezsö Horváth, and Matthias Kipping (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Capitalism has been an unprecedented engine of wealth creation for many centuries, leading to sustained productivity gains and long-term growth and lifting an increasing proportion of humanity out of ... More

Regions and the World EconomyThe Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Regions and the World Economy: The Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Allen J. Scott

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

As we enter the twenty-first century, one of the dramatic shifts in the world system is the increasing openness and interpenetration of national economies and sovereign states. This shift is ... More

Science, the State, and the CityBritain's Struggle to Succeed in Biotechnology

Science, the State, and the City: Britain's Struggle to Succeed in Biotechnology

Geoffrey Owen and Michael M. Hopkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198728009
eISBN:
9780191794308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728009.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, International Business

The book examines the evolution of a new industrial sector based on one of the most important technologies that has emerged in the last fifty years—biotechnology, the use of living organisms to ... More

Shifting Boundaries of the FirmJapanese Company - Japanese Labour

Shifting Boundaries of the Firm: Japanese Company - Japanese Labour

Mari Sako

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268160
eISBN:
9780191708534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268160.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

All firms wrestle with restructuring that involves consolidation through mergers and acquisitions on the one hand, and fragmentation through outsourcing and spin-offs on the other. Corporate ... More

Social Economy of the MetropolisCognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities

Social Economy of the Metropolis: Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities

Allen J. Scott

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549306
eISBN:
9780191701511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549306.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book is about the renaissance of cities in the 21st century and their increasing role as centers of creative economic activity. It attempts to put some conceptual and descriptive order around ... 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

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