2008 Publications

Chapters in Books and Proceedings

Ramirez, R. (2008) ‘Forty Years of Scenarios: Retrospect and Prospects' in Mapping the Management Journey: Five Decades of Management Studies, Dopson, S., Earl, M, and Snow, P. (eds): Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Baptista, I. (2008) O Programa Polis e o "pais desordenado": Percepções sobre governância e planeamento urbano em Portugal [The Polis Program and the 'unplanned country': Perceptions of governance and urban planning in Portugal]. In Cidade e Cidadania: Governança Urbana e Participação Cidadã em Perspectiva Comparada [City and Citizenship: Urban Governance and Citizen Participation in a Comparative Perspective].  M.V. Cabral, T.Saraiva and F.C. da Silva (eds.). Lisboa, Portugal: Imprensa de Ciências Sociais 

Brown, D., Marti, I., Ventresca, M. J. and Tansey, J. (2008) Problems of Institutional Intermediation and Commensuration in Contested Markets: Carbon Market Initiatives in Transnational Perspective Said Business School:

Davis, T. and Schneider, T. (2008) ‘Of happy vegemites and nervous women: The social construction of functional foods and the consumer in The Australian Women's Weekly over half a century’, Symposium: Mirrored Histories: Consumption and Work in the Asia Pacific, Faculty of Economics and Business, The University of Sydney, Australia.

Hultman, N. E. (2008). "Near-term International Policies to Unlock Long Term Climate Protection." Maryland Journal of Public Policy.

Johnson, N.F., Spagat, M., Gourley, S., Onnela, J., and Reinert, G., (2008) "Bias in Epidemiological Studies of Conflict Mortality" (PDF), Journal of Peace Research: 45 (5) pp. 653-663. 25-07-08

Marti, I. and Ventresca, M. J. (2008) Institutional Voids and the Building of Markets: Evidence from rural Bangladesh EM Lyon Business School:

MCGill, A. E. J. (2008). The Challenge of Feeding Tomorrow’s People." International Review of Food Science and Technology. GIT VERLAG GmbH & Co. KG. pp 10-13.

McGoey, L. (2008) "Marx is dead: don't resuscitate him" Guardian, 27 September 2008

McGoey, L. (2008). "Ignorance and Regulation: on the avoidance of risky knowledge." Carr Magazine, Winter (16): 12-13.

McGoey, L. (2008). "Doing good and doing well."  (Review of Matthew Bishop and Michael Green's Philanthrocapitalism).  Spectator Magazine. Wednesday, November 15.

McGoey,L. (2008) “A spoonful of medicine” (Review of Peter Breggin’s Medication Madness). Globe and Mail, Saturday September 21.

Onnela, J-P. Selbstmord durch Ansteckung,Der Spiegel, 28 April 2008.

Pielke Jr, R., Wigley, T., and Green, C. (2008) Commentary - “Dangerous assumptions.” Nature 452, 531-532 (3rd April 2008).

Ramirez, R. (2008) ‘Designing Value Creating Systems' in Kimbell, L & Seidel, V: Designing for Services - Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Proceedings from the Exploratory Project on Designing for Services in Science and Technology-based Enterprises, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. (w. U. Mannervik)

Ramirez, R., Selsky, J. W. and van der Heijden, K. (2008) Business Planning for Turbulent Times: New Methods for Applying Scenarios. Earthscan.

Rayner, S. and Healey, P. (2008) Unnatural Selection: The Challenges of Engineering Tomorrow's People. Earthscan.

Saavedra, S., Smart, J., Reed-Tsochas, F. and Uzzi, B. (2008) Transmission of errors in production networks.

Saavedra, S, Reed-Tsochas, F. and Uzzi, B. (2008) 'Asymmetric Disassembly and Robustness in Declining Networks'. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 16466-16471.

Saavedra, S., Reed-Tsochas, F. and Uzzi, B. (2008) 'A Simple Model of Bipartite Cooperation for Ecological and Organizational Networks'. Nature 457, 463-466 (22 January 2009)

Smith, D.M.D., Lee, C.F., Onnela, J.-P., and Johnson, N.F. (2008) "Link-space formalism for network analysis", Physical Review E. 77 036112. (pdf) 11-03-08

Thompson, M. (2008) 'Organising and Disorganising - A Dynamic and Non-Linear Theory of Institutional Emergence and its Implications'. Triarchy press.

van Donk, D. P. and Molloy, E. (2008). "From Organising as Projects to Projects as Organisations." International Journal of Project Management 26(2): pp 129-137.

Ventresca, M. J. (2008). Social Innovation: Research Opportunities going forward 20th Anniversary Celebrations for the Scandinavian Consortium for Organizations Research, Stanford University, November, 2008.

Wilkinson, A. ‘Postscript' in Business Planning in Turbulence; New Methods for Applying Scenarios  Rafael Ramírez, John W. Selsky and Kees van der Heijden (eds) London: Earthscan. (2008)

Wilkinson, A. and Eidinow, E. (2008). Evolving practices in environmental scenarios: a new scenario typology" Environmental Research Letters, 3 045017 (11pp) (doi:10.1088/1748-9326/3/4/045017) (Download PDF)

Wilkinson, A. and Ramirez, R. (2008) "Business at Oxford: Coming to Grips with Turbulence" Livemint.(23rd November 2008).

The making of climate publics: Eco-homes as material devices of publicity,’ in: ‘The Technologies of Politics,’ special issue edited by Ingunn Moser and Kristin Asdall, Distinktion, Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory 16 (2008): 27-46.

2008b From Silicon Valley to the Valley of Teotihuacan: the Yahoo!©s of new media and digital heritage,Visual Anthropology Review 24(2):183-200.

2008a (with Christopher Witmore) Things are us! A commentary on human/things relations under the banner of a social archaeology, Norwegian Archaeological Review 41(1):53-70.

December 2008 – (L. McGoey co-convenor, with Ayo Wahlberg, Julian Reiss and Nikolas Rose) Workshop on “The Science and Politics of Neglected Disease Research.” Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland, December 8-9

May 2008 - "Prozac, RCTs and the profitability of uncertainty and failure." L. McGoey Invited talk at the ENSN-Department for History and Philosophy of Science workshop, "Our Brains, our Selves?" Harvard University, May 1-3

Feb 2008 - "The perils and advantages of 'elite' interviewing: a case analysis of the Prozac controversy". L. McGoey Invited talk at the LSE Methodology Institute / National Centre for Social Research Joint Seminar Series,February 13, London School of Economics

July 2008 - J.-P. Onnela, Complex systems in a nutshell - Tracing our digital footprints,Oxford University,

June 2008 - J.-P. Onnela, Structure and modelling of large-scale social networks, Network Science 2008, Norwich, UK.