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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in 1964 in Long Island, New York, USA, the Illusion were a locally popular band in the same ‘blue-eyed soul’ scene that also produced more world-famous bands such as ...

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Illusions of Justice

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos.

in Bridging the Gender Gap

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 8068 words.

Few people believe that sex discrimination is the main cause of gender imbalances in their own organizations. They often point to the absence of formal complaints to the HR department or of...

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Uncertainty and imagination, illusion and order: Shackleian connections

Brian J. Loasby.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; General Economics; Microeconomics; Business and Management. 6892 words.

Shackle's work has many connections, to economic, scientific and philosophical ideas and also to the practicalities of economic organization and business management. Uncertainty is not only...

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British Management Since 1945: ‘Renaissance’ and Inertia, Illusions and Realities

Nick Tiratsoo.

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century

August 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History. 7648 words.

In recent years, it has become increasingly commonplace to argue that British management has experienced a renaissance. However, though this hypothesis no doubt appears seductive, an...

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The Illusion of Order: <i>Innovation and the Patent System</i>

Stuart Macdonald.

in Information for Innovation

December 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Innovation. 9686 words.

This chapter discusses information as property, and all policies relating to it. The essence of intellectual property rights is the application of ownership to certain information, by...

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Making the Decision to Monitor in the Workplace: Cybernetic Models and the Illusion of Control

David Zweig, Jane Webster and Kristyn A. Scott.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision Making

March 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business Strategy. 7492 words.

This article explores the reliance on cybernetic control models by managers and organizations when making decisions by investigating the desire for people to establish and maintain control....

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News Media Exposure and Self‐Perceived Knowledge: The Illusion of Knowing

Cheong‐Yi Park.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

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Social inclusion or social illusion: The challenges of social inclusion, social participation and social cohesion in Venezuelan S&T policy

Alexis Mercado.

in Science and Public Policy

October 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 7171 words.

This paper discusses the contribution that participatory approaches to science and technology (S&T) policy could make to enhancing inclusion and social cohesion. Public participation...

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Litigation and Settlement

Jennifer K. Robbennolt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and the Law

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Microeconomics; Industry Studies. 9705 words.

Standard economic models of litigation and settlement conceive of litigation and settlement decision-making as a process in which legal actors—litigants and their attorneys—rationally...

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Cognitive Barriers to Environmental Action: Problems and Solutions

Lisa L. Shu and Max H. Bazerman.

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 Ethics. 6847 words.

This article investigates interventions at the micro level—the level of the individual—from both the citizen and policymaker perspectives. It concentrates on recognized cognitive barriers...

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virtual environment

Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 79 words.

An event or situation that is not physically attended but simulated to give the illusion of physical attendance. Companies hold

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