Despite – or perhaps because of – the global financial crisis, the management consulting industry continues to prosper. But what is management consultancy? How has it developed? How does it affect businesses? This book answers these questions and introduces the field for those looking to develop a...
To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge
Leadership remains one of the most sought-after qualities in contemporary society, yet after centuries of research, education and debate it remains just as elusive as ever. This book argues that the key to understanding and enhancing leadership education, theory and practice lies in the recognition...
To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge
Aligning Strategic Thinking and Execution
Today’s business organizations, especially large ones, are complex places; difficult to manage and to control. Much of this complexity is self-induced and too much of the management of these organizations is done on an ad hoc basis. Different reporting, control and management systems are used in...
Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge
For the past three thousand years people have been thinking about the problems of management. This book shows how thinking about management has evolved and changed. It shows how changing social, political and technological forces have challenged people to think about management in new ways, and how...
Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge
Text and Cases
Management History is not simply a book about the history of business or even the history of management. The goal of this book is to demonstrate that despite the relative newness of management science as an academic subject, management has been around since ancient times. Through understanding...
Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge
Aimed specifically at Western and non-Chinese businesses and managers this book offers a theoretical framework for understanding Chinese business culture and a practical guide to business practices, market conditions, negotiations, organizations, networks and the business environment in China and...
Published October 11th 2008 by Routledge
Mangement: The Basics; Routledge Dictionary of Business Management; Business: The Key Concepts; The Basics of Essay Writing
Routledge’s best-selling student guides in Business and Management are now available on a handy memory stick, with plenty of room for your own notes and essays. Management: The Basics provides an easy, jargon-free introduction to the fundamental principles and practices of modern management. Using...
Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge
The English Invasion of France, 1346
The Road to Crécy tells the story of the English expedition to France in 1346 which climaxed with the battle of Crécy. On 26 August 1346 on a low ridge outside the village of Crécy-en-Ponthieu in northwestern France, an English army of perhaps 12,000 men under the command of King Edward III...
Published November 19th 2004 by Routledge
Series: The Basics
Management: The Basics provides an easy, jargon-free introduction to the fundamental principles and practices of modern management. Using examples ranging from people management at Cadbury and the Enron crisis to the marketing of fried chicken in China, it explains key aspects of management,...
Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge