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The Aging Workforce: Implications for Human Resource Management Research and Practice  

Donald M. Truxillo, David M. Cadiz, and Jennifer R. Rineer

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Apr 2017
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Aug 2014
This article examines the implications of an aging workforce for human resource management (HRM). It first looks at research and theories relevant to understanding age-related changes at ... More

Analyzing Freedom of Expression Online: Theoretical, Empirical, and Normative Contributions  

Victoria Nash

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter highlights the most significant ways in which research from across Internet Studies combines thematically to offer a picture of the challenges facing freedom of expression in ... More

Bank Regulation and Supervision  

Catherine Schenk

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
Regulation has been a recurring theme in business history at industry level as well as in case studies of firms and firm dynamics. For banking and finance, the complications of information ... More

Banking Crises  

Richard Grossman

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
Financial crises have been a common feature of the economic landscape for more than two centuries. The chapter defines banking crises, considers the type of costs that they impose, and ... More

Better Regulation: The Search and the Struggle  

Robert Baldwin

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2010
Most governments around the world face unrelenting demands for reforms and regulatory improvements — mainly from commentators, regulated organisations, elected representatives, and ... More

Beyond the Brave New World: Business for Sustainability  

John R. Ehrenfeld

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article concentrates on creating sustainability that is already becoming central to business strategy formation and implementation. It is believed that business will be shaped by a ... More

Business and Environmental Law  

Cary Coglianese and Ryan Anderson

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article discusses the influence of environmental law on the environment and the economy. Businesses seek to influence the stringency and design of environmental law by lobbying ... More

Business and Neo‐corporatism  

Philippe C. Schmitter

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
The advent of neo-corporatism has been a rare occurrence among advanced capitalist liberal democracies—and virtually unheard of elsewhere. Of the twenty or so original members of that club ... More

Business and Political Parties  

Graham Wilson and Wyn Grant

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Although it is conventional in political science to distinguish between political parties and interest groups, in practice the distinction is less clear. The conventional definitions ... More

Business Culture  

Kenneth Lipartito

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
Scholarship has been moving toward the reintegration of business and cultural history, in ways that offer payoffs for both. The best of this work avoids much of the determinism and ... More

Business Education  

Rolv Petter Amdam

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
In recent years, there has been a steady expansion in the literature on the history of business education. This article presents the main contributions to the existing knowledge of the ... More

Business Groups And Financial Markets As Emergent Phenomena  

Bruce Kogut

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
Business groups are large, consisting of diversified firms that are persistently bound. Seen as isolated phenomena in very distinct institutional environments, their dominance is often inexplicable. ... More

Business History and History  

Patrick Fridenson

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
Business history as a specific field was not born inside the historical profession. It first appeared in the United States at Harvard Business School, in 1927. N. S. B. Gras held the first ... More

Business Interest Associations  

Luca Lanzalaco

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
Through much of the twentieth century, business-interest associations (BIAs) were neglected as the object of academic study and systematic research. Although this topic attracted ... More

Business Representation in Washington, DC  

Timothy Werner and Graham Wilson

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Several broad generalizations about the nature of business representation in Washington would command general agreement. First, business representation is organizationally fragmented and ... More

Business, Society, and the Environment  

James E. Post

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article addresses how the relationship between business, society and the environment has evolved, with each system affecting the others. It reviews the effort to shift from a ... More

Capitalism Critique: Systemic Limits on Business Harmony with Nature  

Thomas N. Gladwin

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article addresses whether market-based capitalism might chiefly be responsible for the global environment crisis and the dominant “dark” forces resisting solutions to this crisis. The ... More

Changing Competition Models in Market Economies: The Effects of Inter‐nationalization, Technological Innovations, and Academic Expansion on the Conditions Supporting Dominant Economic Logics  

Richard Whitley

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Apr 2010
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May 2010
This article distinguishes between the major competitive approaches adopted by leading firms in the OECD economies in the post-war period and outlines a framework for analysing how some of ... More

Changing Work Patterns and the Reorganization of Occupational Pensions  

Ewald Engelen

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
Public pension systems are usually distinguished according to whether they are universal or contribution based. In the first instance access is determined by residency or nationality, ... More

Choice, Behavior, and Retirement Saving  

Steven F. Venti

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
This article focuses on the effect of behavioural and psychological factors on two stages of the saving decision: planning and execution. At each stage it tries to identify and provide ... More

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