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  1. Predatory Pricing in Antitrust Law and Economics

    A Historical Perspective

    By Nicola Giocoli

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Can a price ever be too low? Can competition ever be ruinous? Questions like these have always accompanied American antitrust law. They testify to the difficulty of antitrust enforcement, of protecting competition without protecting competitors. As the business practice that most directly raises...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Organizing Global Technology Flows

    Institutions, Actors, and Processes

    Edited by Pierre-Yves Donzé, Shigehiro Nishimura

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Research on the international transfer of technology in economics and management literature has primarily focused on the role of countries and that of companies, in particular multinational enterprises (MNEs). Similarly, economic and business historians have tended to view international technology...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Accounting by the First Public Company

    The Pursuit of Supremacy

    By Warwick Funnell, Jeffrey Robertson

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    The United Dutch East India Company was the first public company, preceding the formation of the English East-India Company by over 40 years. Its fame as the first public company which heralded the transition from feudalism to modern capitalism and its remarkable financial success for nearly two...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Multinational Traders

    By Geoffrey G Jones

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book is a detailed account of the evolution and theory of multinational trading companies. The book features contributions from an international selection of US, European and Asian economists and business historians which demonstrate the importance of trading companies in trade and investment...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Managerial Cultures

    A Comparative Historical Analysis

    By David Hanson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    How did the conduct of business come to be so different in different countries? Why are some less developed countries in the process of rapid industrialization while so many others remain poor? Analysts often point to national differences in the cultures of business to explain these patterns. What...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Revivals Business and Management Bundle

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This comprehensive collection of 14 reissues covers a broad range of areas from across the field of Business and Management, including organisational strategy, management principle and practice, international business and data protection. With titles from some of the most well-renowned scholars and...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Trademarks, Brands, and Competitiveness

    Edited by Teresa da Silva Lopes, Paul Duguid

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book examines trademarks and brands, and their historical role in national competitive and comparative advantage and in overall economic growth. The contributors provide an historical account of the contribution of brands in consumer goods to economic growth; examine the...

    Published June 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Family Multinationals

    Entrepreneurship, Governance, and Pathways to Internationalization

    Edited by Christina Lubinski, Jeffrey Fear, Paloma Fernández Pérez

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    In contrast to widespread assessments that family enterprises lack sufficient resources and capabilities to go global, many family companies are competing successfully in an increasingly globalized business environment. Worldwide, a large number of thriving multinationals are still family-owned and...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge