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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 new and published books in the subject of Management History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Managerial Cultures

    A Comparative Historical Analysis

    By David Hanson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    How did the conduct of business come to be so different in different countries? Why are some less developed countries in the process of rapid industrialization while so many others remain poor? Analysts often point to national differences in the cultures of business to explain these patterns. What...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Family Multinationals

    Entrepreneurship, Governance, and Pathways to Internationalization

    Edited by Christina Lubinski, Jeffrey Fear, Paloma Fernández Pérez

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    In contrast to widespread assessments that family enterprises lack sufficient resources and capabilities to go global, many family companies are competing successfully in an increasingly globalized business environment. Worldwide, a large number of thriving multinationals are still family-owned and...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. A History of Entrepreneurship

    By Robert F Hébert, Albert N. Link

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book establishes a chronological trace of the entrepreneur as treated in economic literature in order to give a more wholesome perspective to contemporary writings and teachings on entrepreneurship. It focuses on the nature and role of the entrepreneur, and of entrepreneurship, as revealed in...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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

  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