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  1. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Technological Innovation in Retail Finance

    International Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, J. Carles Maixé-Altés, Paul Thomes

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This edited volume offers a new and original approach to the study of technological change in retail finance. Documenting developments in the US alongside case studies from Mexico and Europe, Technological Innovation in Retail Finance addresses the variety of financial institutions that...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. British Business in Post-Colonial Malaysia, 1957-70

    Neo-colonialism or Disengagement?

    By Nicholas J. White

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book explores the limits of the idea of 'neo-colonialism' - the idea that in the period immediately after independence Malaya/Malaysia enjoyed only a 'pseudo-independence', largely because of the entrenched and dominant position of British business interests allied to indigenous elites. The...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Business-Government Relations in Prewar Japan

    By Peter von Staden

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    For the business and government relationship in Japan, the pre-war period was an era of considerable change. Framed by Japan’s nation-building efforts, the relationship adapted and evolved with the often fluid economic and political circumstances. As both business and government had vested...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. A History of Entrepreneurship

    By Robert F Hébert, Albert N. Link

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book establishes a chronological trace of the entrepreneur as treated in economic literature in order to give a more wholesome perspective to contemporary writings and teachings on entrepreneurship. It focuses on the nature and role of the entrepreneur, and of entrepreneurship, as revealed in...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Foundations of Female Entrepreneurship

    Enterprise, Home and Household in London, c. 1800-1870

    By Alison Kay

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    The Foundations of Female Entrepreneurship explores the relationship between home, household headship and enterprise in Victorian London. It examines the notions of duty, honor and suitability in how women’s ventures are represented by themselves and others and engages in a comparison of the...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge