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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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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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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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Innovative Finance in Communities Across the United States

Georgia Levenson Keohane.

in Capital and the Common Good

September 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Ethics. 10757 words.

examine whether some of the place-based investment strategies, like the Community Reinvestment Act and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit—which have unlocked billions of dollars in private...

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Community Social Capital and the Venture Gestation Process

Siddharth Vedula and Casey J. Frid.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Collaboration

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Business Ethics. 9754 words.

Community social capital is increasingly recognized as an important regional resource for spurring entrepreneurial activity. A nascent but growing body of work has begun to link community...

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Community Co-operatives and Co-operatives Providing Public Services

Pier Angelo Mori.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; Business Ethics. 4979 words.

The community co-operatives that are spreading today in many parts of the world are the arrival point of an evolutionary process that has seen the progressive shift of co-operatives’ focus...

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ICTs and communities in the twentyfirst century: Challenges and perspectives

Joo‐Young Jung, Sandra J. Ball‐Rokeach, Yong‐Chan Kim and Sorin Adam Matei.

in The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies

February 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Knowledge Management; Business Ethics. 8310 words.

This article is organized around four of the major challenges that seem necessary to address in the effort to tease out this complex relationship. After introducing the challenges, it...

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Worker Co-operatives

Virginie Pérotin.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Ethics. 6817 words.

The chapter examines the implications of the key international research findings of the last two decades for our understanding of why worker co-operatives are created, the objectives...

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The Power of Trust

August Turak.

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks

July 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Ethics. 4173 words.

This chapter explains how trust contributes to business success by highlighting the case of the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey. It argues that the success of every CEO depends far more on...

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Living the Life

August Turak.

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks

July 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Ethics. 4511 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of faithfully living the life in achieving business success, as the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey vividly demonstrate. The most important secret to...

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Financing the Future: The Lessons of Innovative Finance and the TIES That Bind

Georgia Levenson Keohane.

in Capital and the Common Good

September 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Ethics. 5621 words.

A globalized world means that the challenges we face are not confined to any one geography or sector; nor must be the solutions. Local carbon emissions produce global warming. Epidemics...

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User Innovation in Creative Industries

Eleonora Di Maria, Vladi Finotto and Francesco Rullani.

in The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries

July 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Ethics. 8365 words.

In the last twenty years a growing literature has shown how much innovation is driven by users. The role of users as innovators is widespread, and can be found also in creative industries....

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Public Policy and Employee Participation

John W. Budd and Stefan Zagelmeyer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Participation in Organizations

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; Business Ethics. 11181 words.

Employee participation is frequently seen as a private issue for organizations and their employees. Employee participation programmes can generate positive externalities with benefits for...

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Academic Integrity

Tracey Bretag.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Strategic Management; Business Ethics. 12093 words.

Academic integrity is an interdisciplinary concept that provides the foundation for every aspect and all levels of education. The term evokes strong emotions in teachers, researchers, and...

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Corporate Social Responsibility

William C. Frederick.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility

February 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; Business Ethics. 2872 words.

This article argues that prospects for corporate social responsibility (CSR) are anchored in its early beginnings, in its ever-expanding acceptance as a legitimate business practice, and in...

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An Intentions-Based Model of Entrepreneurs’ Prosocial Behavior

Robert A. Baron and Keith M. Hmieleski.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Collaboration

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Business Ethics. 12271 words.

Entrepreneurs are widely known for their generosity—voluntarily helping others through financial donations, mentoring, and various forms of community involvement. Such contributions are of...

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Multinational Enterprises and Public Policy

Alan M. Rugman and Alain Verbeke.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Business

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: International Business; Business Ethics. 11505 words.

This article reviews and integrates representative literature on the exceptionally broad topic of multinational enterprises (MNEs) and public policy. It considers the literature on MNEs and...

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Social and Solidarity Co-operatives

Giulia Galera.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Ethics; International Business. 5962 words.

Over the past decades, new types of co-operatives with declared social goals have emerged in several countries in and outside Europe. Their development is above all connected to the...

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Organizational Happiness

Howard Harris.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Business Ethics; Corporate Social Responsibility. 7220 words.

Organizational happiness is an intuitively attractive idea, notwithstanding the difficulty of defining happiness. A preference for unhappiness rather than happiness in an organization would...

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Social Policy and Business

Cathie Jo Martin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Ethics; Business Strategy. 9482 words.

This article seeks to ascertain the full measure of the relationship between business and the welfare state and to understand when employers reluctantly accept, tolerate, or even actively...

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Patient Safety and Quality

Jeffrey Braithwaite and Liam Donaldson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Ethics; Human Resource Management. 11452 words.

Over the last 25 years we have learned how providers can fall short of their goals, and deliver care which is below expectations. In response, nations and the international community...

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