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Return to MeaningA Social Science with Something to Say

Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say

Mats Alvesson, Yiannis Gabriel, and Roland Paulsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787099
eISBN:
9780191829161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787099.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book argues that we are currently witnessing not merely a decline in the quality of social science research, but a proliferation of meaningless research of no value to society and modest value ... More

Institutional Investors in Global Markets

Institutional Investors in Global Markets

Gordon L Clark and Ashby H B Monk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793212
eISBN:
9780191835131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793212.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book is about what institutional investors do, how they do it, and when and where they do it: it is about the production of investment returns in the global economy. It also tackles some of the ... 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

Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Tim Unwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198795292
eISBN:
9780191836589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795292.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The development of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) has transformed the world over the last two decades. These technologies are often seen as being inherently ‘good’, with the ... 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

The Moral Responsibility of Firms

The Moral Responsibility of Firms

Eric W. Orts and N. Craig Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198738534
eISBN:
9780191801808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738534.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

A perennial question in business ethics concerns the extent to which business firms and organizations have moral responsibilities—or not. In philosophical terms, the question is whether organizations ... More

Structural Crisis and Institutional Change in Modern CapitalismFrench Capitalism in Transition

Structural Crisis and Institutional Change in Modern Capitalism: French Capitalism in Transition

Bruno Amable

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198787815
eISBN:
9780191829871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787815.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book analyses the evolution of the French model of capitalism in relation with the instability of the socio-political compromises. In the 2010s, France was in a situation of systemic crisis, ... More

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

The Digitalization of HealthcareElectronic Records and the Disruption of Moral Orders

The Digitalization of Healthcare: Electronic Records and the Disruption of Moral Orders

Ian P. McLoughlin, Karin Garrety, and Rob Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744139
eISBN:
9780191804069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744139.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Electronic health records are widely regarded as the ‘connective tissue’ of any modern healthcare system. For some they represent a ‘dangerous enthusiasm’ and for others a key enabler of ‘disruptive ... More

A History of British National AuditThe Pursuit of Accountability

A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The book provides a history of the origins and development of the institutions and practices of British public sector audit, which are meant to ensure the financial accountability of the Executive to ... More

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