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Forthcoming Business History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Innovation and Entrepreneurial Networks in Europe

    Edited by Paloma Fernández Pérez, Mary Rose

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    The entrepreneur is involved in the dance of two questions – what is needed and what is possible. The interplay of these two questions is an ongoing process and innovation varies internationally and regionally, depending on differing legal and policy systems, variations in the development of...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Small Business and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Goss

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When this book was first published in 1991, political ideology had thrust small-firm issues to the forefront of attempts to revitalize the British economy. In the Thatcher years the emphasis had been on individual enterprise and initiative with the number of small firms increasing rapidly. This was...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Management Principles (Routledge Revivals)

    A Primer for Directors and Potential Directors

    By Walter Puckey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published 1962 with a second edition in 1970, this book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide in the principles and practices of management. Walter Puckey considers the make-up of an organisation, the purpose of the company and the practice of management. A particularly useful title for...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The International Aluminium Cartel

    The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978)

    By Marco Bertilorenzi

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Aluminium was one of most cartelised industries in the international economic panorama of the 20th century. Born following the discovery of electrolytic smelting process in 1886, this industry, even in its infancy, established a cartel which characterised its history until nearly 1980. Managers of...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. American Investment in British Manufacturing Industry

    2nd Edition

    By John Dunning

    This classic work, first published in 1958, is a seminal text in international business history. This new, substantially updated and revised edition is being published on the fortieth anniversary of the first edition. Features of the revised edition include: * a new introduction * a new concluding...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Small Business, Education, and Management

    the Life and Times of John Bolton

    By Andrew Thomson

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book examines the life and times of John Bolton, a Cambridge graduate who graduated as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School, and returned to Britain to quickly chair Solartron, one of the outstanding of the early British electronics companies in the 1950s. John Bolton also enjoyed a...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. German and Japanese Business in the Boom Years

    Edited by Matthias Kipping, Akira Kudo

    This edited volume examines the American influence on West German and Japanese industry from the 1950s to the 1970s, providing a valuable contribution to the debate on 'Americanization' from a historical and comparative perspective. Individual contributions provide an in-depth analysis of the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. International Business and National War Interests

    Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45

    By Ben Wubs

    This book deals with the activities of the Anglo-Dutch multinational during the war. Given the various threats faced by Unilever during the Nazi period, Ben Wubs argues that it was not self evident that the company would survive the war. Based on research into company sources which were hitherto...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Business History and International Business

    Edited by Peter Buckley

    Business History and International Business are cognate subjects. There are few, if any, studies of international business that do not require a proper study of context. International business decision making must be made relevant by a considered evaluation of the circumstances surrounding that...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael...

    To Be Published May 3rd 2015 by Routledge