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The Virtues of LeadershipContemporary Challenges for Global Managers

The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart R. Clegg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653867
eISBN:
9780191742057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The book draws from the Positive Organizational Scholarship approach, a research stream in which the virtues of leaders have been understudied, at least in terms of the holistic approach that we ... More

Wall StreetersThe Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Edward Morris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 2008 financial collapse, the expansion of corporate and private wealth, the influence of money in politics—many of Wall Street's contemporary trends can be traced back to the work of fourteen ... More

What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164689
eISBN:
9780231535236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164689.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The author's meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all—his fortune, his reputation, and his job—in one fatal ... More

What is an Exchange?Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Ruben Lee

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

New technology has revolutionised the nature and threatened the existence of traditional stock and future exchanges. This book analyses how stocks and shares have responded to developments in ... More

What the Market Teaches UsLimitations of Knowing and Tactics for Doing

What the Market Teaches Us: Limitations of Knowing and Tactics for Doing

Charles Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745112
eISBN:
9780191806056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745112.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

The “market” teaches us that it cannot be predicted or fully understood. It also teaches us the limitations of what we know and the inevitability of unexpected things happening. It not only reveals ... More

Winning the Reputation GameCreating Stakeholder Value and Competitive Advantage

Winning the Reputation Game: Creating Stakeholder Value and Competitive Advantage

Grahame R. Dowling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034463
eISBN:
9780262335089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034463.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Why do some companies have better corporate reputations than others? And why do some companies that are not seen as particularly socially responsible have a good reputation? This book explains why ... More

Women and Information TechnologyResearch on Underrepresentation

Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Joanne Cohoon and William Aspray (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Computing remains a heavily male-dominated field even after twenty-five years of extensive efforts to promote female participation. The chapters in this book look at reasons for the persistent gender ... More

Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112757
eISBN:
9780199848737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112757.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

We've come a long way since the book The Organization Man first introduced the “ideal” two-person career: a full-time male breadwinner and a stay-at-home wife. What typified the '50s good life is in ... More

Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Clair Brown, Michael Reich, Lloyd Ulman, and Yoshifumi Nakata

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book provides an integrated and detailed analysis of the components of firm human resources systems in the U.S. and Japan. It examines the relationship between company practices and national ... More

The Work of ManagersTowards a Practice Theory of Management

The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Stefan Tengblad (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses one of the most central issues in the field of management and answers the following questions: What do managers actually do at work? How do they tackle their responsibilities and ... More

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