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The ABMS Paradigm

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal.

in Managing Business Complexity

April 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 9445 words.

This chapter discusses foundational issues in modeling, such as the differences between deterministic and stochastic models as well as the strategic, tactical, and operational model...

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ABMS Project Management

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal.

in Managing Business Complexity

April 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 8986 words.

This chapter discusses how to manage agent-based modeling and simulation projects. It considers factors such as goal setting, project structures, staffing, the stages of model development,...

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ABMS Verification and Validation

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal.

in Managing Business Complexity

April 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 9064 words.

This chapter discusses verification and validation for agent-based modeling and simulation. Related topics such as certification and accreditation are also considered.

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An academic Indian summer

Angela Penrose.

in No Ordinary Woman

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; Business Strategy. 11741 words.

After her husband’s death in 1984 and retirement from INSEAD Edith enjoyed the resurgence of interest in her work and its increasing influence on aspects of economic, business, and...

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Academic Publishing

Samantha J. Rayner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Publishing

April 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; Public and Nonprofit Management. 6800 words.

This chapter on academic publishing covers the origins of the field; the impact of the two major drivers of change—the printing press and the Internet—on the spread of knowledge; Open...

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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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Achieving a Strategic Sales Focus

Kenneth Le Meunier-FitzHugh and Tony Douglas.

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Business Strategy; Marketing. 224 pages.

This book considers how the sales function informs business strategy. There are many books that address how to manage the sales team tactically, however, this text addresses how sales can...

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Action, Context, and Time: A Processual Model of Knowing and Organizing

Gerardo Patriotta.

in Organizational Knowledge in the Making

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 10320 words.

This chapter builds generalizations from the main empirical findings of the case studies presented earlier. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 8.2 defines the main ontological...

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Adapting to a Complex World

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy.

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 5300 words.

This chapter adopts two perspectives to examine major assumptions about developing teams and carrying out crisis plans. It looks first at assumptions made by mainstream crisis management...

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Affective Overflows in Clinical Riskwork

Michael D. Fischer and Gerry McGivern.

in Riskwork

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 8653 words.

Emotional–affective aspects of riskwork are integral to risk management in many fields, particularly in human service organizations; yet rational notions of risk management often obscure...

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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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An Age of Corporate Governance Failure?

Geoffrey Wood and Mike Wright.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance

March 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy. 7321 words.

The financial crisis of 2008 has prompted some people to ask basic questions about the extent to which large-scale corporate governance failures have underestimated the basis of the global...

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An Agenda for Future Research

Bengt-Åke Lundvall.

in Innovation Studies

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Innovation; Business Strategy. 2956 words.

The chapter sketches out a number of possible themes for future research projects, ranging from challenges and opportunities posed by globalization for national systems of innovation to the...

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Agents Up Close

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal.

in Managing Business Complexity

April 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 10846 words.

This chapter details approaches to implementing agents that range in sophistication from proto-agents on up to nested subagents. The implementation techniques that are discussed include...

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Agricultural Co-operatives

Samira Nuhanovic-Ribic, Ermanno C. Tortia and Vladislav Valentinov.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mutual, Co-Operative, and Co-Owned Business

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy. 5525 words.

Over the last decades, agricultural co-operatives grew substantially in most developed and developing countries, often reaching dominant market positions. We inquire into the economic...

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Agricultural Co-operatives in China

Li Zhao.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mutual, Co-Operative, and Co-Owned Business

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 5745 words.

Co-operatives have played a significant role in the agricultural sector in China, particularly since the promulgation of a first national co-operative law in 2007. This chapter offers an...

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The Agriculture Disputes

Alan Rugman, John Kirton and Julie Soloway.

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy

August 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 9532 words.

As shown in the WTO Appellate Body's 1998 decision regarding Beef Hormones, industry protection, trade, and food safety may constitute fundamental issues on the global trade policy agenda....

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Aligning for Advantage

Thomas C. Lawton, Jonathan P. Doh and Tazeeb Rajwani.

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Business Strategy. 256 pages.

In Aligning for Advantage, it is argued that to deliver successfully on a company’s overarching purpose and intent, competitive strategy needs to be synchronized with strategies for...

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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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Aligning with Stakeholders*

Thomas C. Lawton, Jonathan P. Doh and Tazeeb Rajwani.

in Aligning for Advantage

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 7569 words.

Chapter 9 broadens the focus to include the range of stakeholders with whom the firm interacts—or is affected by—and the various modes and mechanisms firms use to evaluate those...

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