Routledge Companions are prestige collections of original contributions, expertly curated by leading scholars. Spanning the business disciplines, the books in this series incorporate established and emerging global research themes around the management and organisation of business operations, strategy and leadership.
Individually, Routledge Companions in Business and Management provide impactful one-stop-shop publications. Collectively, they represent a comprehensive learning and research resource for researchers, postgraduate students and reflective practitioners around the world.
By Elaine Harris
August 16, 2017
Performance management is key to the ongoing success of any organisation, allowing it to meet its strategic objectives by designing and implementing management control systems. This book goes beyond the usual discussion of performance management in accounting and finance, to consider strategic ...
By Cary Cooper, Michael P. Leiter
May 18, 2017
Over recent years, many companies have developed an awareness of the importance of an active, rather than passive, approach to wellbeing at work. Whilst the value of this approach is widely accepted, turning theory into effective practice is still a challenge for many companies. The Routledge ...
By Zahirul Hoque, Lee D. Parker, Kathryn Haynes
March 27, 2017
Selecting from the wide range of research methodologies remains a dilemma for all scholars, not least those looking to study the world of accounting. Both established and emerging research methods are frequently advocated, creating a challengingly broad range of choices. Covering a selection of ...
By Margaret Woods, Philip Linsley
March 24, 2017
To date, there has been little consideration of the many different ways in which accounting and risk intersect, despite organisations being more determined than ever to build resilience against potential risks. This comprehensive volume overcomes this gap by providing an overview of the field, ...
By Martin K. Starr, Sushil K. Gupta
March 22, 2017
This remarkable volume highlights the importance of Production and Operations Management (POM) as a field of study and research contributing to substantial business and social growth. The editors emphasize how POM works with a range of systems—agriculture, disaster management, e-commerce, ...
By Torbjorn H. Netland, Daryl J. Powell
December 28, 2016
Interest in the phenomenon known as "lean" has grown significantly in recent years. This is the first volume to provide an academically rigorous overview of the field of lean management, introducing the reader to the application of lean in diverse application areas, from the production floor to ...
By John Wilson, Steven Toms, Abe de Jong, Emily Buchnea
December 20, 2016
The Routledge Companion to Business History is a definitive work of reference, and authoritative, international source on business history. Compiled by leading scholars in the field, it offers both researchers and students an introduction and overview of current scholarship in this expanding ...
By Ismail Ertürk, Daniela Gabor
September 14, 2016
The Routledge Companion to Banking Regulation and Reform provides a prestigious cutting edge international reference work offering students, researchers and policy makers a comprehensive guide to the paradigm shift in banking studies since the historic financial crisis in 2007. The transformation ...
By John Storey, Jean Hartley, Jean-Louis Denis, Paul 't Hart, David Ulrich
October 04, 2016
Leadership has never been more important – and divisive – than it is today. The idea and discourse of the leader remains a critical factor in organizational and societal performance, but there is evident tension between the persistent focus on the critical importance of individual leaders and the ...
By David Audretsch, Erik Lehmann
October 04, 2016
Once relegated to the dusty shelves of ancient muses, research and scholarship on entrepreneurship has exploded as a field of research, with impactful additions from a range of disciplines rendering the field a tricky one to traverse. The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Modern Entrepreneurship...
By Franz Kellermanns, Frank Hoy
September 29, 2016
The Routledge Companion to Family Business offers a definitive survey of a field that has seen rapid growth in research in recent years. Edited by leading scholars with contributions from the top minds in family business from around the world, this volume provides researchers and scholars with a ...
By Mike Dent, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Jean-Louis Denis
July 21, 2016
The Routledge Companion to the Professions and Professionalism is a state-of-the-art reference work which maps out the current developments and debates around the sociology of the professions, and how they relate to management and organizations. Supported by an international contributor team ...