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  1. 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

  2. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Pioneers in Marketing

    A Collection of Biographical Essays

    By D.G. Brian Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Pioneers in Marketing: A Collection of Biographical Essays discusses eight historically important marketing scholars whose careers collectively spanned over 100 years. An introductory chapter describes the role of biography in the study of marketing thought, and introduces the eight subjects in...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  9. A History of Management Thought

    By Morgen Witzel

    For the past three thousand years people have been thinking about the problems of management. This book shows how thinking about management has evolved and changed. It shows how changing social, political and technological forces have challenged people to think about management in new ways, and how...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Rosabeth M. Kanter

    By Michael Wood

    Edited by John C. Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    Rosabeth Moss Kanter (b. 1943)—described by The Economist as ‘one of the few women in recent years to have achieved genuine guru status’—introduced the concept of ‘empowerment’ into management thought. She is the subject of this new collection from Routledge’s acclaimed Critical Evaluations in...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge