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community

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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Voluntary and Community Sector Partnerships

Myrna P. Mandell and Robyn Keast.

in The Oxford Handbook of Inter-Organizational Relations

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business Strategy. 11369 words.

The community and voluntary sector sits alongside the state sector and the private sector. As such, it is sometimes referred to as the ‘third sector’. Organizations within this sector play...

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How Firms Leverage Crowds and Communities for Open Innovation

Joel West and Jonathan Sims.

in Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

March 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Innovation; Business Strategy. 14928 words.

There are many similarities in how firms pursuing an open innovation strategy can utilize crowds and communities as sources of external innovation. At the same time, the differences between...

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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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The Challenge of Contemporary Management

John Hendry.

in Between Enterprise and Ethics

March 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 14535 words.

This chapter turns from a description of business and management in the bimoral society to the challenges facing contemporary managers. It is argued that whereas in a traditional...

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Expecting the Unexpected

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. 9866 words.

Most crisis experts agree that there are two essential areas that an organization must address before a crisis strikes. First, the organization needs to cultivate and maintain good...

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Support from Our Employer

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus.

in Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?

July 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 5830 words.

Over the past few years, society as a whole has started to look more closely at the family-friendliness of employers. A family-friendliness movement has been initiated, motivated by social...

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Ensuring Balance

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

in Aligning for Advantage

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 6030 words.

This chapter provides a route map for linking political and social strategies to business objectives and market positions. It advances the business case for investing in political and...

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Introduction

Jordi Canals.

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

June 1994; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 1223 words.

This section discusses the factors that contribute to the changes experienced by the European banking industry, such as disintermediation, economic instability in international markets,...

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Italy

in Culture and Management in the Americas

April 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 2263 words.

During the late nineteenth century, Italy was experiencing a host of problems, from low labor-absorption rates that gave rise to a generation of restless youth, to the emigration of...

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Environmental Institutions in Action: The CEC

Alan Rugman, John Kirton and Julie Soloway.

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy

August 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 10591 words.

A separate environmental agreement, referred to as the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC), along with the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), was...

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Riskwork

Steve Maguire and Cynthia Hardy.

in Riskwork

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 8553 words.

This chapter presents three case studies of chemical risks to examine regulatory riskwork in three different risk scenarios. The first risk scenario concerns ‘established’ risks, which stem...

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Corporate Social Performance and Financial Performance

Marc Orlitzky.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility

February 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy. 8690 words.

The community of Business and Society scholars has been investigating the relationship between corporate social performance and corporate financial performance over thirty years. The...

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US Worker Co-operatives

Mark J. Kaswan.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy. 5303 words.

The United States has a long and proud tradition of co-operative labour arrangements. Today, worker co-operatives in the US encompass great diversity, not only in the type and size of...

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The Worker Co-operative Form in the Home Care Industry in the USA

Daphne Berry.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy. 5230 words.

In the United States, the work that home health aides perform provides a valuable service to society. Changing views of care are necessitating care models in which people who are elderly or...

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The Japanese Corporation

Takaya Seki.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Corporation

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy. 13656 words.

The majority of Japanese companies have taken what they regard as significant steps in the direction of accountability. In Japan, however, there is a different conception of the role of the...

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Overview of Relentless Monetization

Michael M. Weinstein and Ralph M. Bradburd.

in The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

May 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 6103 words.

This book proposes a framework by which to make smart philanthropic decisions. Philanthropic decisions refer to decisions driven by a mission other than the maximization of personal profit....

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Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus.

July 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Business Strategy. 288 pages.

We've come a long way since the book The Organization Man first introduced the “ideal” two-person career: a full-time male breadwinner and a stay-at-home wife. What typified the '50s good...

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The Business Strategist’s World

J.-C. Spender.

in Business Strategy

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 15746 words.

Given the book takes off from Knightian uncertainty, there is clearly no place for forecasting the next stages of the current economic situation. So the chapter summarizes the arguments of...

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The Value of Managing Stakeholders

George Kassinis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy. 8079 words.

This article investigates how firms can create value by managing their complex relationships with multiple stakeholders over time. It discusses the fundamental question of who matters to...

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Dead Pledges

Shaun French and Andrew Leyshon.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Finance

November 2012; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy. 8946 words.

This article looks at the ways in which housing finance has become incorporated into the heart of the capitalist economy, and does so by focusing on the United States, a country in which...

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