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The Political Dynamics Of Corporate Co-Evolution: Replicating And Extending A Case Study, Ilan Avrichir, Maria Laura Ferranty Maclennan Mar 2015

The Political Dynamics Of Corporate Co-Evolution: Replicating And Extending A Case Study, Ilan Avrichir, Maria Laura Ferranty Maclennan

The Qualitative Report

Although a significant body of knowledge about the strategies that companies use in their interactions with their environments exists, much less is known about the political dynamics of these interactions in situations of co-evolution between companies and environments. In this case study, we analyze the interactions between the representatives of producers (RPs) of ornamental rock and government authorities (GA) in the Brazilian state of EspĂ­rito Santo (ESS). These interactions involved the regulation of heavy cargo transportation and resulted in a significant reduction in road accidents. In this analysis, we replicate a recently published case (Child, Tse & Rodrigues, 2013). Replicating cases ...


Case, A Deeper Matter, Kumiko Takahara Dec 1971

Case, A Deeper Matter, Kumiko Takahara

Colorado Research in Linguistics

The case markers wa and ga in Japanese are analyzed in a framework similar to Fillmore's case grammar. I argue on both semantic and syntactic grounds that wa- and ga-noun phrases are transformationally derived from conjoined sentences, the markers wa and ga being morphophonemic variants of the conjunctions ba 'if' and wa 'but'. It is shown that the relationship expressed by wa and ga cannot be determined by the underlying semantic relationships alone.