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Honorable BusinessA Framework for Business in a Just and Humane Society

Honorable Business: A Framework for Business in a Just and Humane Society

James R. Otteson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190914202
eISBN:
9780190914240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914202.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Many people are suspicious of business, as well as of markets and commercial society. Are they right to be suspicious? Examples like Enron and Bernie Madoff do not help the impression many have of it ... More

Opening StrategyProfessional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Richard Whittington

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Opening Strategy recounts the origins and development of Strategy as a profession from the middle of the last century to the present day. In particular, it focuses on how strategic planning ... More

Holistic Innovation PolicyTheoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices

Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices

Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198809807
eISBN:
9780191847141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809807.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book is about holistic innovation policy: its theoretical foundations, its problem-oriented approach, and its instrument choices. We start with the observation that most of the current ... More

Explaining the FutureHow to Research, Analyze, and Report on Emerging Technologies

Explaining the Future: How to Research, Analyze, and Report on Emerging Technologies

Sunny Bains

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198822820
eISBN:
9780191861284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822820.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Explaining the Future addresses the questions “will this new technology solve the problem that its inventors claim it will,” “will it succeed for any application at all,” “can we narrow down the ... More

Creating EconomyEnterprise, Intellectual Property, and the Valuation of Goods

Creating Economy: Enterprise, Intellectual Property, and the Valuation of Goods

Barbara Townley, Philip Roscoe, and Nicola Searle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198795285
eISBN:
9780191836572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795285.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Creativity is at the vanguard of contemporary capitalism, valorized as a form of capital in its own right. It is the centrepiece of the vaunted ‘creative economy’, and within the latter, the creative ... More

Philosophical Organization Theory

Philosophical Organization Theory

Haridimos Tsoukas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198794547
eISBN:
9780191836015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794547.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

When it comes to the field of organization and management theory, a philosophical perspective enables us to conduct organizational research imbued with the attitude of “wonder”; it helps researchers ... More

The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

While the implementation of evidence-based medicine guidelines is well studied, there has been little investigation into the extent to which a parallel evidence-based management movement has been ... More

Headquarters EconomyManagers, Mobility, and Migration

Headquarters Economy: Managers, Mobility, and Migration

J. Myles Shaver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828914
eISBN:
9780191867378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828914.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Regional economies characterized by concentrations of headquarters from diverse industries stand out as influential dynamic economies. However, there is little discussion about these “headquarters ... More

The Power of Your LifeThe Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Grietjie Verhoef

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

This book explores a century of business development in The South African Life Assurance Company, from a specific local focus to a national conglomerate expanding into global insurance markets. ... More

High Participation Systems of Higher Education

High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Brendan Cantwell, Simon Marginson, and Anna Smolentseva (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Higher education has become a central institution of society, building individual knowledge, skills, agency, and relational social networks at unprecedented depth and scale. Within a generation there ... More

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