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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

Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Frederik Tell, Christian Berggren, Stefano Brusoni, and Andrew Van de Ven

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The increasing specialization of knowledge is a defining feature of the global economy and creates opportunities for efficiency gains and economic growth. However, as knowledge becomes more ... More

The Emergence of RoutinesEntrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History

The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History

Daniel M.G. Raff and Philip Scranton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787761
eISBN:
9780191829857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book is a collection of essays about the emergence of routines and, more generally, about getting things organized in firms and in industries in early stages and in transition. These are ... More

New Languages and Landscapes of Higher Education

New Languages and Landscapes of Higher Education

Peter Scott, Jim Gallacher, and Gareth Parry (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787082
eISBN:
9780191829154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787082.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The central argument in this book is that new ways of thinking about higher education, the new languages of its title, are needed to understand the role of universities and colleges in contemporary ... More

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