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Promoting Learning and Innovation in Organizations Through Complexity Leadership Theory

14 Jul 2016
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2016/07 – Centro de Administração e Políticas Públicas (CAPP): In: Team Performance Management: An International Journal, Vol. 22 Iss 5/6; Authors: Maria Mendes et al. – Details for “Promoting Learning and Innovation in Organizations Through Complexity Leadership Theory”

21st century organizations deal with the pressure to be innovative and ingenious in an environment where competition and globalization foster change and unpredictability. Hence, it is increasingly important to understand how to promote adaptive responses under such circumstances.

Towards a Theory of Regional Diversification

11 Jul 2016
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2016/07 – International Development Studies, University of Utrecht; Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography #16.17; Authors: Ron Boschma et al. – Details for “Towards a Theory of Regional Diversification”

This paper aims to develop a theoretical framework on regional diversification, combining insights from the evolutionary economic geography literature and the transition literature.

How Are We Getting Ready? The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the EU and Its Member States: Analysis and Action So Far

08 Jul 2016
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2016/07 – German Development Institute, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE); Discussion Paper 9/2016; Author(s): Ingeborg Niestroy – Details for “How Are We Getting Ready? The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the EU and Its Member States: Analysis and Action So Far”

This paper explores how the EU and its Member States are getting ready for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and takes stock of the activities undertaken so far.

‘Policy Externalisation’ Inherent Failure: International Financial Institutions’ Conditionality in Developing Countries

04 Jul 2016
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Centro de Estudos sobre Africa e do Desenvolvimento (CeSA); Working Paper CEsA CSG 142; Author: Alice Nicole Sindzingre – Details for “‘Policy Externalisation’ Inherent Failure: International Financial Institutions’ Conditionality in Developing Countries”

Conditionalities – i.e. ‘exchanging finance for policy reform’ in an asymmetrical relationship between the ‘donor’ and the ‘recipient’ – are central mechanisms of the reform programmes of international financial institutions. This paper demonstrates the limitations of the device of conditionality, which is a crucial theoretical and policy issue given its stability across time and countries.

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