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Men, Masculinities, and Gendered Organizations  

Jeff Hearn and David Collinson

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The New Public Management and Public Management Studies  

Ewan Ferlie

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
The New Public Management (NPM) is a major and sustained development in the management of public services that is evident in some major countries. Its rise is often linked to broader ... More

Organizational Innovation  

Fariborz Damanpour

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Aug 2017
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Business and Management
Innovation is a complex construct and overlaps with a few other prevalent concepts such as technology, creativity, and change. Research on innovation spans many fields of inquiry including ... More

Organizational Learning and Adaptation  

Henrich R. Greve

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Mar 2017
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Business and Management
Organizational learning theory is motivated by the observation that organizations learn by encoding inferences from experience into their behavior. It seeks to answer the questions of what ... More

Professions from a Gendered Perspective  

Isabel Boni-Le Goff and Nicky Le Feuvre

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Oct 2017
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Business and Management
Professions or professional occupations have been studied through a large number of empirical and theoretical lenses over the last decades: as potential substitutes for organizations and ... More

Restructuring and Divestitures  

Donald D. Bergh

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Mar 2017
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Business and Management
Growth strategies have long been a priority for executive leadership. However, growth can also create problems. Leaders may need to use restructuring and divestiture actions to regain ... More

The Role of the Media in Corporate Governance  

Michael K. Bednar

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Aug 2017
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Business and Management
Corporate governance scholars have long been interested in understanding the mechanisms through which firms and their leaders are held accountable for their actions. Recently, there has ... More

Social Norms in Organizations  

Jennifer E. Dannals and Dale T. Miller

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Nov 2017
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Business and Management
Social norms are a powerful force in organizations. While different literatures across fields have developed differing definitions and categories, social norms are commonly defined as and ... More

Strategic Flexibility and Competitive Advantage  

Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

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Mar 2017
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Business and Management
Concerns regarding strategic flexibility arose from companies’ need to survive excess capacity and flagging sales in the face of previously unforeseen competitive conditions. Strategic ... More

Strategic Planning in the Public Sector  

John Bryson and Lauren Hamilton Edwards

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May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
Strategic planning has become a fairly routine and common practice at all levels of government in the United States and elsewhere. It can be part of the broader practice of strategic ... More

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