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  1. 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...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published February 8th 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...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Public Relations and the History of Ideas

    By Simon Moore

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    This innovative book explores ten great works, by well-known thinkers and orators, whose impact has been intellectual, practical and global. Most of the works significantly precede public relations as a phrase or profession, but all are in no doubt about the force of planned public communication,...

    Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge