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paradox of community size

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 44 words.

The observation that small groups produce more active members and stimulate individual contributions, but that large group sizes are necessary to produce enough committed members. The...

paradox of community size

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 44 words.

The observation that small groups produce more active members and stimulate individual contributions, but that large group sizes are necessary to produce enough committed members. The...

community interest company

in A Dictionary of Accounting

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 93 words.

A *limited company registered under the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004. Registration requires the approval

community interest company

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting — Law.

A limited company registered under the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004. Registration requires the approval of the Regulator of Community Interest...

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Community of inquiry

Philippe Lorino.

in Pragmatism and Organization Studies

February 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 13308 words.

Pragmatist inquiry involves a group of inquirers who face a break in their experience and pursue existential motives. They must continuously build reciprocal intelligibility. The felicitous...

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Selflessness and Community

August Turak.

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks

July 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Ethics. 4038 words.

This chapter explains how selfless service to the community contributes to business success by highlighting the case of the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey. All too often what cripples a...

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Community and Economics1

Michael Storper.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 12622 words.

Community has a problematic relationship to economics. In general, contemporary political economics holds that groups have strongly negative effects on economic efficiency and growth,...

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community of practice

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

Is a group of people who have a common interest or who confront a common problem and who collaborate over an extended period of time to share knowledge, find solutions to difficulties, and...

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Community at Risk

Thomas D. Beamish.

May 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 272 pages.

The anthrax attacks of 2001 provoked deep concern and urgency among U.S. security elites regarding bioterrorism. Coming after 9/11 and followed by the successive menace of West Nile virus,...

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Business in the Community

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

Is a UK body comprised of more than 800 companies, which seeks to promote business involvement in and contribution to the wider social community. It was established in 1982 against a...

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Developing and Sustaining Communities

Lou Hammond Ketilson.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Ethics. 5086 words.

Although globalization has many facets, a key marker is the increasing domination of market relations over other kinds of social relations. This phenomenon has created an increased interest...

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community interest company

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Accounting

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 130 words.

A *limited company registered under the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004. To register as a CIC, a business needs to apply to Companies House with a...

A Community of Employees

Simon Learmount.

in Corporate Governance

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 14260 words.

This chapter presents an analysis of the role of employees in the governance of their companies. There are two main perspectives on the relevance of employees for the system of corporate...

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Trust and Community

Charles Heckscher.

in Trust in a Complex World

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Innovation; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 7639 words.

This chapter argues for the importance of community in general as the foundation of trust, essential to resolving the enormously complex problems we face. It also outlines the three basic...

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Hospices, Communities, and Care

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public and Nonprofit Management. 8011 words.

In any discussion about culture, image, and identity in an organizational setting it is important to understand something of the wider social, political, and historical context. This...

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European Coal and Steel Community

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 65 words.

The first of the European Communities (EC), founded in 1953. The ECSC created a common market in coal, steel, iron ore, and scrap between the original six members of the EC (Belgium,...

European Coal and Steel Community

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 65 words.

The first of the European Communities (EC), founded in 1953. The ECSC created a common market in coal, steel, iron ore, and scrap between the original six members of the EC (Belgium,...

Virtual Communities and the New Economy

W. Edward Steinmueller.

in Inside the Communication Revolution

February 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 17841 words.

A ‘virtual community’ is a new form of social grouping where its members meet and interact using computer-mediated communication. As seen in using computers and communicating through the...

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Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Edited by Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts.

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 328 pages.

It has long been an interest of researchers in economics, sociology, organization studies, and economic geography to understand how firms innovate. Most recently, this interest has begun to...

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missing trader intra-community fraud

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting — Law.

A fraud in which a (commonly working in conjunction with others overseas) claims repayment of VAT on the export of goods to a fictitious purchaser in another EU country. Commonly the fraud...

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