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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

World InsuranceThe Evolution of a Global Risk Network

World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Peter Borscheid and Niels Viggo Haueter (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

Since the end of the eighteenth century, the insurance industry has cast a safety net around the world, first in the British Isles and then further afield, irrespective of cultural, political, and ... More

A World of Standards

A World of Standards

Nils Brunsson and Bengt Jacobsson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In the modern world, there is no shortage of people who know what is best for others. Self-appointed experts, consultants, and organizations try to convince states, corporations, and individuals that ... More

The World's First Railway SystemEnterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

The World's First Railway System: Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

Mark Casson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199213979
eISBN:
9780191707469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213979.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Organization Studies

The British railway network was a monument to Victorian private enterprise. Its masterpieces of civil engineering were emulated around the world. But its performance was controversial: praised for ... More

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