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New and Published Books

  1. Varieties of Capitalism and Business History

    The Dutch Case

    Edited by Keetie E. Sluyterman

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    The financial crisis of 2008 brought new urgency to the question how best to organise national economies. This volume gives a business history perspective on the Varieties of Capitalism debate and considers the respective merits of the liberal and coordinated market economies. It looks at...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Organization of Transport

    A History of Users, Industry, and Public Policy

    Edited by Massimo Moraglio, Christopher Kopper

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Over the past ten years, the study of mobility has demonstrated groundbreaking approaches and new research patterns. These investigations criticize the concept of mobility itself, suggesting the need to merge transport and communication research, and to approach the topic with novel instruments and...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Gospel of Wealth in the American Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rhetoric of Dreiser and Some of His Contemporaries

    By Arun Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Business and the businessman have had a fundamental place in American society since the inception of the nation. This tenet, the ‘gospel of wealth’, is a central concern in the novels of Theodore Dreiser and his contemporaries. First published in 1987, this study sets this group of writers in...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Dynamics of the Modern Brewing Industry

    Edited by Terry Gourvish, Richard G. Wilson

    For the past two centuries, brewing has been a constantly innovative and evolving industry, subject to changes in technology, taste and industrial structure. This ground-breaking book is one of the first to examine the industry from the perspectives of economic and business history. It combines...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Region and Strategy in Britain and Japan

    Business in Lancashire and Kansai 1890-1990

    Edited by Takeshi Abe, Douglas A. Farnie

    Highlighting the importance of regional and national differences in industrial development, this book is a pioneering long term comparison of the two regions of Lancashire and Kansai....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Managing Information in Complex Organizations: Semiotics and Signals, Complexity and Chaos

    Semiotics and Signals, Complexity and Chaos

    By Kevin C. Desouza, Tobin Hensgen

    This seminal work presents an effective design for processing information through five stages from data to actionable knowledge in order to influence behavior within organizations. The authors incorporate such concepts as evolution, semiotics, entropy, complexity, emergence, crisis, and chaos...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Global Business Citizenship: A Transformative Framework for Ethics and Sustainable Capitalism

    A Transformative Framework for Ethics and Sustainable Capitalism

    By Donna J. Wood, Jeanne M. Logsdon, Patsy G. Lewellyn, Kimberly S. Davenport

    This practical and engaging book provides a coherent approach to global business responsibility and ethics based on the latest research, theory, and practice. The authors incorporate numerous interesting and current real world examples to support the argument that corporations need to - and can -...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. International Management: Insights from Fiction and Practice

    Insights from Fiction and Practice

    By Sheila M. Puffer

    Exploring topics covered in international management courses, this book pairs business articles and fictional short stories to provide practical guidelines and concrete examples and convey cultural subtleties and shades of meaning....

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Power of Corporate Networks

    A Comparative and Historical Perspective

    Edited by Thomas David, Gerarda Westerhuis

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Corporate networks, the links between companies and their leaders, reflect a country’s economic organization and its corporate governance system. Most research on corporate networks focuses on individual countries or particular time periods, however, making fruitful comparisons over...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000

    A History of "the Devil's Metal"

    Edited by Mats Ingulstad, Andrew Perchard, Espen Storli

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation and helped feed both the armies of the great powers and the masses of the new urban...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge