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A “Full Engagement” Approach to Intervention

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

in Agents of Change

March 2003; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10108 words.

This is the first of three chapters on intervention methods. It gives an overview of the ‘full engagement’ approach that operates simultaneously at the strategic, operational, and...

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“A Pause in the Impatience of Things”

Paul du Gay.

in The Sociology of Speed

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 7058 words.

This chapter argues that “speed,” or lack thereof, lies at the heart of much that has been written about bureaucracy generally, and about Max Weber’s theory of bureaucracy in particular. On...

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Absenteeism or Presenteeism? Attendance Dynamics and Employee Well‐Being

Gary Johns.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Well Being

November 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Human Resource Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10716 words.

The purpose of this article is to examine the relationships between absenteeism and presenteeism and employee well-being. Absenteeism is the failure to report for work as scheduled....

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The Academic Arms Race

Jürgen Enders.

in The Institutional Development of Business Schools

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9041 words.

This chapter draws on institutional field theories in discussing the institutional work done by international rankings in the global competition for world-class universities. Rankings...

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Accelerating to the Future

John Urry.

in The Sociology of Speed

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 4057 words.

This chapter takes up the subject of the ecological crisis by first exploring some links between time regimes and multiple futures. Future orientations are everywhere and are largely...

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Accidental Wrongdoing

Donald Palmer.

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 14370 words.

This chapter presents the accident explanation of organizational wrongdoing. This explanation is the fourth of five alternative accounts of wrongdoing considered in the book. It is rooted...

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Accidents and Safety in the Workplace

Sharon Clarke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Well Being

November 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Human Resource Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8961 words.

Ensuring high levels of occupational health and safety remains a significant issue. Detailed accident analyses have highlighted the role played by front-line employees as well as the...

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Account of the Past: Mechanisms of Quality Construction in the Market for Antiques

Bogdanova Elena.

in Constructing Quality

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9041 words.

This chapter discusses storytelling as a mechanism for reducing quality uncertainty in the market for antiques and as a complement to technical expertise and historical authentication....

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Accountability in the Regulatory State

Martin Lodge and Lindsay Stirton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Regulation

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public Management and Administration; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8962 words.

Accountability in regulation will never reach a state of ‘perfection’ and stability, but will remain, given competing values and shifting priorities, in a state of continued tension and...

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Accounting and the Plasticity of Valuation

Andrea Mennicken Michael Power.

in Moments of Valuation

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Innovation. 8914 words.

This chapter explores exemplary moments of dissonance and innovation in accounting valuation. Examining the cases of value-added accounting, brand accounting, fair value accounting and...

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