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Accounting for Human Capital and Organizational Effectiveness

Robin Kramar, Vijaya Murthy and James Guthrie.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business Strategy. 6628 words.

This article discusses how the shift to a knowledge-based economy has propelled firms' human capital (HC) and associated intellectual resources to center stage. It notes that while...

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After the Collapse: A Behavioral Theory of Reputation Repair

Mooweon Rhee and Tohyun Kim.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Reputation

July 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business Strategy. 8577 words.

This article reports a behavioural theory of reputation repair with a focus on the behavioural mechanisms underlying an organisation's response to a reputation-damaging event. The...

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Aligning Human Capital with Organizational Needs

David P. Lepak, Riki Takeuchi and Juani Swart.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business Strategy. 10953 words.

This article focuses on the alignment between human capital (HC) and organizational needs. It focuses on the question of how alignment between HC and organizational strategy influences...

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Alliances and Joint Ventures

Tina Dacin, Douglas Reid and Peter Smith Ring.

in The Oxford Handbook of Inter-Organizational Relations

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 11882 words.

This article defines collaborations between firms that involve the creation of a separate, autonomous, and legally recognized firm — a ‘newco’ — as a joint venture. Joint ventures usually,...

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Analyzing Internal and Competitor Competences

Ron Sanchez.

in The Oxford Handbook of Strategy

April 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9816 words.

This article aims to explain the concept of organizational competences and its central role in contemporary strategic thinking about how a firm creates competitive advantages, to clarify...

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Approaching Business and the Environment with Complexity Theory

David Levy and Benyamin Lichtenstein.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business Strategy. 8036 words.

This article explores the contribution of complexity theory to the understanding of business and the natural environment (B&NE), concentrating on climate change. It uses the term...

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Authority

Robin Holt.

in Judgment and Strategy

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9501 words.

In light of the discussion of leadership and the idea of a public, this chapter considers what it is to be in a position of strategic authority constituted by unhomely spectating and hence...

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Beyond Convergence and Divergence: Explaining Variations in Organizational Practices and Forms

Chris Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Work and Organization

May 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business Strategy. 9473 words.

This article outlines different approaches to the analysis of contemporary capitalism and considers what role they allocate to the business organization. Three distinct positions are...

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Boom and Bust Behavior: On the Persistence of Strategic Decision Biases

Michael Shayne Gary, Giovanni Dosi and Dan Lovallo.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision Making

March 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8456 words.

This article examines the underlying cognitive and behavioral factors responsible for strategic decisions driving B&B dynamics, discusses the reasons firms do not learn to avoid boom and...

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The Boundary of the Firm

Martin Slater.

in The Oxford Handbook of Strategy

April 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10738 words.

This article has various aims: to demonstrate that the central concept of a ‘firm’ is more complicated than might immediately appear; to examine various explanations that have been put...

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