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Americanization and Its LimitsReworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Jonathan Zeitlin and Gary Herrigel (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Throughout the evolution of the modern world economy, new models of productive efficiency and business organization have emerged — in Britain in the 19th century, in the US in the early (and perhaps ... More

Annuity Markets

Annuity Markets

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216994
eISBN:
9780191711978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Governments around the world are responding to the rising ratio of elderly-to-young persons (‘The Pensions Crisis’) by shifting their pension policies away from pay-as-you-go systems towards ... More

Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert CollectivesRethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Craig Scott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804781381
eISBN:
9780804785631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781381.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Many organizations and their members devote extensive resources to promoting themselves and being known to others. However, not all organizations want or need their identity to be recognized and not ... More

The Architecture of CollapseThe Global System in the 21st Century

The Architecture of Collapse: The Global System in the 21st Century

Mauro F. Guillén

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199683604
eISBN:
9780191763267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683604.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

Why are there so many crises in the world? Is it true that the global system is today riskier and more dangerous than in past decades? Do we have any tools at our disposal to bring these problems ... More

Architectures of KnowledgeFirms, Capabilities, and Communities

Architectures of Knowledge: Firms, Capabilities, and Communities

Ash Amin and Patrick Cohendet

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253326
eISBN:
9780191698125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253326.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This book demonstrates the importance of the role of knowledge in firms and economies. The authors clarify the theoretical debates on the production and use of knowledge in organizations, and examine ... More

Are Skills the Answer?The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This study of the problems confronting institutions for the creation of occupational skills in seven advanced industrialised countries contributes to two different areas of debate. The first is the ... More

The Art and Science of MarketingMarketing for Marketing Managers

The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Grahame Dowling

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

If an organization has customers, it needs to understand marketing. To achieve the best results from marketing requires a subtle blend of art and science. It can also benefit from recommendations for ... More

The Arts of Leadership

The Arts of Leadership

Keith Grint

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Leadership is still much discussed, studied, and sought after, even though we now live in supposedly more democratic times with flatter organizations and empowered employees. But how can we best ... More

Assembling WorkRemaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book uses research on Japanese firms in the UK to contribute to broader debate about the role of international firms in reconstructing contemporary work and employment relations. Japanese ... More

The Associational EconomyFirms, Regions, and Innovation

The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This book explores important issues of corporate reorganization in the context of heightened global competition. Its special focus is upon how firms associate with regional milieux. Innovation is a ... More

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