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Leading ProfessionalsPower, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Laura Empson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book analyses the complex power dynamics and interpersonal politics that lie at the heart of leadership in professional organizations, such as accounting, law, and consulting firms, investment ... More

Chains of FinanceHow Investment Management is Shaped

Chains of Finance: How Investment Management is Shaped

Diane-Laure Arjaliès, Philip Grant, Iain Hardie, Donald MacKenzie, and Ekaterina Svetlova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198802945
eISBN:
9780191841385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802945.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Investment is no longer a matter of individual savers directly choosing which shares or bonds to buy. Rather, most of their money flows through a ‘chain’: an often extended sequence of ... More

InterplacesAn Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies

Interplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies

Nicholas A. Phelps

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199668229
eISBN:
9780191748684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668229.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Much of the world’s economic activity takes place in interplaces—places between cities and nations, the geographical containers that we have taken for granted for hundreds of years now. In this book ... More

The Architecture of Illegal MarketsTowards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Jens Beckert and Matías Dewey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

From illegal drugs, stolen artwork, and forged trademarks, to fraud on financial markets—the phenomenon of illegality in market exchanges is pervasive. Illegal markets have great economic ... More

Skillful PerformanceEnacting Capabilities, Knowledge, Competence, and Expertise in Organizations

Skillful Performance: Enacting Capabilities, Knowledge, Competence, and Expertise in Organizations

Jörgen Sandberg, Linda Rouleau, Ann Langley, and Haridimos Tsoukas (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806639
eISBN:
9780191844768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806639.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

One of the most intriguing questions since the time of Plato concerns what defines skillful performance in terms of specific capabilities, knowledge, competence, and expertise. As the father of ... More

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

The Marketization of Employment ServicesThe Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Ian Greer, Karen N. Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book examines the marketization of employment services and its consequences in Denmark, Great Britain, and Germany. What concretely does marketization mean in practice? What are its effects on ... 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

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