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  1. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Evolution of Management Thought

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Because it is difficult—if not impossible—to understand contemporary management theory and practice without an appreciation of its historical heritage, this new one-stop reference resource from Routledge allows students and researchers readily to access the subject’s major works to enable a full...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Effective Nonprofit Management

    Context and Environment

    By Joan E. Pynes

    Employees with valuable skills and a sense of their own worth can make their jobs, pay, perks, and career opportunities different from those of their coworkers in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. This book shows how such individual arrangements can be made fair and acceptable to coworkers, and...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Arts Management Handbook: New Directions for Students and Practitioners

    New Directions for Students and Practitioners

    By Meg Brindle, Constance DeVereaux

    Whether the art form is theater, dance, music, festival, or the visual arts and galleries, the arts manager is the liaison between the artists and their audience. Bringing together the insights of educators and practitioners, this groundbreaker links the fields of management and organizational...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Performance Management: Concepts, Skills and Exercises

    Concepts, Skills and Exercises, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Cardy, Brian Leonard

    This comprehensive text provides an engaging examination of the entire process of performance management. It balances concepts with practical skill-based exercises, and gives readers both an understanding of performance management and the ability to manage performance. An online Instructor's Manual...

    Published May 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2011 by Routledge