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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Transnational Politics of Corporate Governance Regulation

    Edited by Henk Overbeek, Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Andreas Nölke

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This ambitious volume explores the politics of recent changes in corporate governance regulation and the transnational forces driving the process. Corporate governance has in the 1990s become a catchphrase of the global business community. The Enron collapse and other recent corporate scandals, as...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Formative Period of American Capitalism

    A Materialist Interpretation

    By Daniel Gaido

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Applying certain Marxist categories of analysis to the study of American history, the central thesis of this outstanding book is that the main peculiarity of American historical development was the almost direct transition from a colonial to an imperialist economy. Expertly dealing with such topics...

    Published July 6th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Public Management: Old and New

    By Laurence E. Lynn, Jr.

    Offering much more than a purely theoretical or retrospective view of public management, this exciting text is an invaluable new addition to the field of public management. Putting the American model in perspective, it establishes the historical, theoretical, analytical, practical and future...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Global Business Citizenship: A Transformative Framework for Ethics and Sustainable Capitalism

    A Transformative Framework for Ethics and Sustainable Capitalism

    By Donna J. Wood, Jeanne M. Logsdon, Patsy G. Lewellyn, Kimberly S. Davenport

    This practical and engaging book provides a coherent approach to global business responsibility and ethics based on the latest research, theory, and practice. The authors incorporate numerous interesting and current real world examples to support the argument that corporations need to - and can -...

    Published May 15th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Financialization and Strategy

    Narrative and Numbers

    By Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Karel Williams

    Considering the recent impact of the capital market on corporate strategy, this text analyzes, through argument and supportive case studies, how pressures from the capital bull market of the 1990s and bear market of the early 2000s, have reshaped management action and calculation in large, publicly...

    Published February 2nd 2006 by Routledge