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  1. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Americanisation of European Business

    Edited by Matthias Kipping, Ove Bjarnar

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book examines the mechanisms and channels through which American managerial know-how and US management models were transferred to Europe after 1945, as well as the actual influence on European industries, companies and regions in the 1950s and 1960s. It explores the role of the European...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Dynamics of Big Business

    Structure, Strategy, and Impact in Italy and Spain

    By Veronica Binda

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Throughout the Twentieth Century, big business has been a basic institution. Large corporations have provided a fundamental contribution to the wealth of nations and, at the same time, have had a remarkable impact on the political and social systems within which they have operated. It is difficult...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Globalization and Time

    By Luchien Karsten

    The process of globalization has brought about countless changes in societies, communities, regions and economies across the globe. It has been analyzed from many perspectives as a result and much has been written to muddy the waters of our understanding of this important concept. In going back to...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Women and Their Money 1700-1950

    Essays on Women and Finance

    Edited by Anne Laurence, Josephine Maltby, Janette Rutterford

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book examines women's financial activity from the early days of the stock market in eighteenth century England and the South Sea Bubble to the mid-twentieth century. The essays demonstrate how many women managed their own finances despite legal and social restrictions and show that women were...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge