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Accounting, Organizations, and InstitutionsEssays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Christopher S. Chapman, David J. Cooper, and Peter Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Accounting has an ever-increasing significance in contemporary society. Indeed, some argue that its practices are fundamental to the development and functioning of modern capitalist societies. We can ... More

Agents of ChangeCrossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book focuses on the transition faced by business organizations and their stakeholders as they move from protected markets to open competition, and it explores how these changes can be ... 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

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

The Audit SocietyRituals of Verification

The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification

Michael Power

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296034
eISBN:
9780191685187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296034.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

Since the early 1980s there has been an explosion of auditing activity in the United Kingdom and North America. In addition to financial audits there are now medical audits, technology audits, value ... More

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of WorkNew Forms of Informal Control

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Peter Fleming

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Personal authenticity was once a reference point from which critics and labour activists sought to challenge the domination of the corporation. Now it has entered into the parlance of managerial ... More

The Balanced CompanyA Theory of Corporate Integrity

The Balanced Company: A Theory of Corporate Integrity

Muel Kaptein and Johan Wempe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255504
eISBN:
9780191698248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255504.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Organization Studies

This book provides a coherent overview of the most important theories and insights in the field of business ethics, together with a substantiated development of ethical norms and values with which ... More

A Better Way of Doing Business?Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

Graeme Salaman and John Storey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198782827
eISBN:
9780191825996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782827.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

The book is a rich account and analysis of the John Lewis Partnership. The JLP is well-known, revered, and admired, enjoying an enviable reputation for commercial success and principled business ... More

Between Hierarchies and MarketsThe Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Grahame F. Thompson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explores the ways in which the word ‘network’ has been deployed in literature. In particular, it offers a commentary on how the idea of networks has been used to illustrate contemporary ... More

Building the Flexible FirmHow to Remain Competitive

Building the Flexible Firm: How to Remain Competitive

Henk W. Volberda

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295952
eISBN:
9780191685163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

How do firms cope with changing environments? Is flexibility really the solution? How can we measure a firm's flexibility? Can a more flexible firm be created? Based on an Igor Ansoff Award-winning ... More

Building the New Managerialist StateConsultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Denis Saint-Martin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

In the 1980s and 1990s the governance witnessed a shift from the Weberian model of bureaucracy to the ‘new managerialism’ — a term used to describe the group of ideas imported from business and ... More

Business PersonsA Legal Theory of the Firm

Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Eric W. Orts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explains the legal structure of business firms as they operate in the world today. It describes the legal foundations or “matrix” from which all firms are built, managed, and governed. The ... More

Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Glenn Morgan and Richard Whitley (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book provides a series of inter-disciplinary perspectives on how capitalism and national capitalisms are changing in the twenty-first century. It aims to bring perspectives on how the ... More

Collaborating for Our FutureMultistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Organizations turn to multistakeholder partnerships (MSPs) to meet challenges they cannot handle alone. By tapping diverse stakeholders’ resources, MSPs develop the capability to address complex ... More

The Collegial PhenomenonThe Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Emmanuel Lazega

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Organizations performing non-routine, innovative, often knowledge-intensive tasks, for example, professional partnerships need a rather flat, collegial, and non-bureaucratic structure. This book ... More

Collisions and CollaborationThe Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

Max Boisot, Markus Nordberg, Saïd Yami, and Bertrand Nicquevert (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199567928
eISBN:
9780191728945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567928.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

After twenty-five years of preparation, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Geneva, is finally running its intensive scientific experiments into high-energy particle physics. These experiments, which ... More

Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

It has long been an interest of researchers in economics, sociology, organization studies, and economic geography to understand how firms innovate. Most recently, this interest has begun to examine ... More

Competing by DesignThe Power of Organizational Architecture

Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

David A. Nadler and Michael L. Tushman

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

If the defining goal of modern-day business can be isolated to just one item, it would be the search for competitive advantage. Competition is more intense than ever—technological innovation, ... More

Consent and Control in the Authoritarian WorkplaceRussia and China Compared

Consent and Control in the Authoritarian Workplace: Russia and China Compared

Martin Krzywdzinski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198806486
eISBN:
9780191844096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806486.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Today, a large proportion of the world’s states are under authoritarian governments. These countries limit participation rights, both in the political sphere and in the workplace. At the same time, ... More

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