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Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The current financial crisis has caused many of us to question the motives and actions that drive the business world. Even the basic notion that firms should be run so as to maximize shareholder ... More

Valuing Environmental PreferencesTheory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Ian J. Bateman and Kenneth G. Willis (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Just as individuals have preferences regarding the various goods and services they purchase every day, they also hold preferences regarding public goods such as those provided by the natural ... More

Valuing FreedomsSen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Sabina Alkire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The author examines how Amartya Sen's capability approach can be coherently—and practically—put to work in participatory poverty reduction activities so that the voices and values of the poor matter. ... More

Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A closely held firm is not a smaller version of a large public firm, anymore than a child is a miniature adult. While realizing that like large corporations, value comes from a business' ability to ... More

Varieties of CapitalismThe Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Peter A. Hall and David Soskice (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Applying the new economics of organization and relational theories of the firm to the problem of understanding cross‐national variation in the political economy, this volume elaborates a new ... More

Visions of InnovationThe Firm and Japan

Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan

Martin Fransman

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289357
eISBN:
9780191596261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289359.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Innovation is the most important force driving economic change. But what drives innovation? In this book, it is argued that the beliefs that shape the way in which people, correctly or incorrectly, ... More

Visions of the FutureThe Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Visions of the Future: The Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Robert Heilbroner

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102864
eISBN:
9780199854974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102864.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

“This is an exceedingly long short book, stretching at least fifty thousand years into the past and who knows how many into the future…” So begins this book, the basic premise of which is stunning in ... More

Volatility and Growth

Volatility and Growth

Philippe Aghion and Abhijit Banerjee

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199248612
eISBN:
9780191714719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248612.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

It has long been recognized that productivity growth and the business cycle are closely interrelated. Yet, until recently, the two phenomena have been investigated separately in the economics ... More

Volatility and Time Series EconometricsEssays in Honor of Robert Engle

Volatility and Time Series Econometrics: Essays in Honor of Robert Engle

Tim Bollerslev, Jeffrey Russell, and Mark Watson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199549498
eISBN:
9780191720567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549498.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Robert Engle received the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2003 for his work in time series econometrics. This book contains 16 original research contributions by some of the leading academic researchers ... More

Wage Labour and Unfreedom in AgricultureAn Indian Case Study

Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

V. K. Ramachandran

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book addresses the question of how it is that so much growth and technical change can take place in agriculture and yet leave the position of agricultural labourers relatively unchanged. Much ... More

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