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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Peter F. Drucker

    Edited by Michael C. Wood, John C. Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    A polymath and prolific writer, Peter F. Drucker has published influential books across seven decades. Taking a humanistic approach to management, he emphasises that it is people who create business, which in turn means that they have a crucial role in modern society. This collection gathers...

    Published October 27th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Joseph M. Juran

    Edited by John C. Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    For more than seventy years, the teachings and writings of Joseph M. Juran have had a profound impact on the quality of the products we buy and use everyday. His pioneering work in 'quality' is heralded all around the world, and his ideas on total quality management centre upon the role of...

    Published June 9th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Managing Information in Complex Organizations

    Semiotics and Signals, Complexity and Chaos

    By Kevin C. Desouza, Tobin Hensgen

    This seminal work presents an effective design for processing information through five stages from data to actionable knowledge in order to influence behavior within organizations. The authors incorporate such concepts as evolution, semiotics, entropy, complexity, emergence, crisis, and chaos...

    Published March 31st 2005 by Routledge

  10. Dutch Enterprise in the 20th Century

    Business Strategies in Small Open Country

    By Keetie E. Sluyterman

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This is the first book to summarise the twentieth century economic history of the Netherlands from a business history perspective. It has a broad historical coverage of Dutch business development including in particular the major multinationals such as Philips, Shell, and Unilever. Although focused...

    Published February 17th 2005 by Routledge