Problems of Nationalized Industry
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First Published in 1952, Problems of Nationalized Industry presents the first serious discussion on the issues related to nationalization of industries in Britain during the first half of the twentieth century. Part I includes fourteen essays on the general framework of public corporations; methods of assessing compensation; the organization of nationalized industries; labour and staff problems; joint consultation between management and workers; finance and price policy; scientific research and development; and a comparison between nationalization in England and France. Part II consists of a substantial body of general conclusions which are related to the earlier chapters. This book is a must read for scholars and researchers of British politics, labour politics, labour economics and political science.
Table of Contents
Preface by the Editor Part One 1. The Public Corporation in Britain William A. Robson 2. Compensation in Nationalized Industries Gilbert Walker and R.H. B. Condie 3. The Organization of Nationalized Industries and Services Austen Albu M.P. 4. The Governing Board of the Public Corporation William A. Robson 5. Ministerial Control and Parliamentary Responsibility of Nationalized Industries Ernest Davies, M.P. 6. Labour and Staff Problems under Nationalization G.D. H. Cole 7. Joint Consultation in Nationalized Industry A. M.F. Palmer 8. The Consumer’s Interest Frank Milligan 9. Public Relations in the Nationalized Industries Leslie Hardern 10. The Price Policy of Public Corporations W. Arthur Lewis 11. Efficiency under Nationalization and its Measurement Sargant Florence and Gilbert Walker 12. Scientific Research and Nationalized Industry Edmund Dews 13. The Crux of Nationalization Rt. Hon. Sir Arthur Salter M.P. 14. Nationalized Industries in Britain and France William A. Robson Part Two 15. General Conclusions William A. Robson Select Bibliography Index of Names Index of Subjects
William A. Robson