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  1. Business History

    Complexities and Comparisons

    By Franco Amatori, Andrea Colli

    This major new textbook on business history brings together the expertise of two internationally renowned authors to provide a thorough overview of the developments in business – from just before the industrial revolution right up to the present day. Business History is global in scope and looks at...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Reappraising State-Owned Enterprise

    A Comparison of the UK and Italy

    Edited by Franco Amatori, Robert Millward, Pier Angelo Toninelli

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    After a quarter century of almost general condemnation and rebuttal of the entire nationalization experience, it appears that there are second thoughts about governmental direct intervention in the economy. Reappraising State-Owned Enterprise deals with a topic often undervalued in the past decade...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Narrating the Rise of Big Business in the USA

    How economists explain standard oil and Wal-Mart

    By Anne Mayhew

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    "This is a story about stories and specifically about some of the stories that Americans have told themselves about corporate economic power." In this book, Anne Mayhew focuses on the stories surrounding the creation of Standard Oil and Wal-Mart and their founders , John D. Rockefeller and Sam...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Business History and International Business

    Edited by Peter Buckley

    Business History and International Business are cognate subjects. There are few, if any, studies of international business that do not require a proper study of context. International business decision making must be made relevant by a considered evaluation of the circumstances surrounding that...

    Published November 12th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Rise of the Corporate Economy in Southeast Asia

    By Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Rise of the Corporate Economy in Southeast Asia surveys the growth of large corporations in Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on corporate organization, methods of finance, the business environment and corporate governance. It details the different phases of corporate and financial...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Management History

    Text and Cases

    By Morgen Witzel

    Management History is not simply a book about the history of business or even the history of management. The goal of this book is to demonstrate that despite the relative newness of management science as an academic subject, management has been around since ancient times. Through understanding...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Origins of Globalization

    By Karl Moore, David Charles Lewis

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Origins of Globalization draws widely on ancient sources and modern economic theory to detail the concept of “known world” globalization, arguing that a mixed economy--similar in many respects to our own--existed in a variety of forms throughout the ancient world. ...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge

  8. International Business and National War Interests

    Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45

    By Ben Wubs

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book deals with the activities of the Anglo-Dutch multinational during the war. Given the various threats faced by Unilever during the Nazi period, Ben Wubs argues that it was not self evident that the company would survive the war. Based on research into company sources which were hitherto...

    Published June 11th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Alfred D. Chandler: Critical Evaluation

    Edited by John C Wood, Michael C Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    Alfred D. Chandler (1918–2007) was the founder of modern business history. He was a critical early influence on strategic management and is famous for the dictum that ‘structure follows strategy’. This two-volume collection, a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Evaluations in...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  10. H. Igor Ansoff Critical Evaluations in Business and Management 2 vol

    Edited by John C Wood, Michael C Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    The visionary theories of H. Igor Ansoff (1918–2002) on strategic business management have inspired worldwide acclaim. Called ‘the father of strategic management’ by Henry Mintzberg, he proposed that long-term profitability for a company results only from a commitment to understanding the political...

    Published June 28th 2007 by Routledge