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  1. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 March 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 August 19th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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