Routledge Library Editions: Management

The 53 volumes in this set, originally published between 1955 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine management techniques, managing for profit and non-profit organisations, and management training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of Business Studies.

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    Routledge Library Editions: Management

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    The 53 volumes in this set, originally published between 1955 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine management techniques, managing for profit and non-profit organisations, and…

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  • Corporate Planning: A Practical Guide book cover

    Corporate Planning

    A Practical Guide

    By John Argenti

    Originally published in 1968. Corporate planning is now an established part of management thinking. John Argenti had a large part to play in introducing the technique to British management. His book shows how the manager can apply corporate planning in his own company with a very clear idea of why…

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    Business Decision Making

    By Alan J. Baker

    Originally published in 1981. Risk is a problem which all business decision makers have to cope with. The problem is not insurmountable, however, as there now exist well-established techniques for minimising risk and for calculating which of various available options is the optimal one to pursue.…

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    Practical Corporate Planning

    By John Argenti

    In this book, originally published in 1980, John Argenti deliberately and systematically strips away the sophisticated methods for corporate planning to get down to a practical corporate planning process that works. This accessible book uses no jargon or maths, and will be of interest to students…

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  • The New Management Challenge: Information Systems for Improved Performance book cover

    The New Management Challenge

    Information Systems for Improved Performance

    Edited by David Boddy, James McCalman, David A. Buchanan

    This volume, first published in 1988, examines the challenge to management which is posed by ever more sophisticated applications of information technology. It reports on cases of actual practice, and seeks to draw lessons from these experiences which will be of practical value to managers and…

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  • Management Practice and Mispractice book cover

    Management Practice and Mispractice

    By Samuel Eilon

    Originally published in 1992. The task of management has become increasingly complex in recent years. Chief executives and senior management are confronted with the task of making sense of the multiple factors affecting business systems, and identifying causal relationships in seemingly…

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    Managing Change

    By Colin Carnall

    The purpose of this book, originally published in 1991, is to provide managers with a practical approach to planning and managing significant changes. It will help them to determine the objectives, scope and direction of change and to formulate a structured implementation plan. Managers will learn…

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  • Managing for Profit: The Added Value Concept book cover

    Managing for Profit

    The Added Value Concept

    By R. R. Gilchrist

    In this book, first published in 1971, the author develops and tests a productivity system based on Added Value as the measure of company income and output. The theory behind the system is that the behaviour of a company can best be explained in terms of its need to create an income. From this, it…

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    Systems Analysis in Business

    By John Graham

    Originally published in 1972. Managers at all levels and management students may all expect to become involved increasingly in the development of computer-based information systems. This book, based upon practical training given to systems analysts, is designed to help managers achieve a route to…

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  • Associations and Consultants: External Aid to Management book cover

    Associations and Consultants

    External Aid to Management

    By Stanley Hyman

    Originally published in 1970. Trade associations and consultants in their many varieties are arguably the most important of our economic organisations. The people that manage those organisations are among the most influential members of modern society. The research reported in this book constitutes…

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  • The Science of Labour and its Organization book cover

    The Science of Labour and its Organization

    By Josefa Ioteyko

    This study, originally published in 1919, examines certain aspects of industrial psycho-physiology, and explores the importance of the close collaboration between science and industry. The four chapters observe questions of apprenticeship, the manner of the economic working of the body, and the…

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    Public Relations for Management Success

    By Frank Jefkins

    Originally published in 1984. Public relations is a key element necessary for success in all business activities. Although some businessmen see public relations as a separable business function, this book argues convincingly that public relations should really be an integral management function,…

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    The Numerate Manager

    By Fred Keay

    This book, first published in 1969, was written for the manager or potential manager concerned with strategic decision-making. Its theme of the concept of numeracy and the role it should play. The book discusses its origins and its tools, the nature of problems, the characteristics and handling of…

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    Management in Government

    By Desmond Keeling

    This title, originally published in 1972, explores the nature of management in an organisation close to Parliament and subject to the pressure of political forces. The author examines the development of thought and practice on management in the civil service in both the United Kingdom and other…

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  • Management and Society in Sweden book cover

    Management and Society in Sweden

    By Peter Lawrence, Tony Spybey

    This study, originally published in 1986, examines the general characteristics of Swedish management, the relevant aspects of Swedish history and society, and explores the relationship between them. The character of Sweden’s management and industrial life is the product of wider social and cultural…

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    Management in Action

    By Peter Lawrence

    This title, originally published in 1984, is based on a study of the work of general and production managers in companies in Britain and Germany, and gives a life-like account of the realities of management, including the problems, crises and unresolved tensions. Throughout the book the author…

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  • Management Buy-Outs book cover

    Management Buy-Outs

    By Michael Wright, John Coyne

    This book, originally published in 1985, examines the practical effects of management buy-outs in terms of improvements in financial and managerial performance and sets them in their general theoretical context. It opens by considering buy-outs from the standpoint of economic analysis,…

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    Managerial Planning

    An Optimum and Stochastic Control Approach (Volume 1)

    By Charles S. Tapiero

    Originally published in 1977. Management is a dynamic process reflected in three essential functions: management of time, change and people. The book provides a bridging gap between quantitative theories imbedded in the systems approach and managerial decision-making over time and under risk. The…

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    Imaginative Management Control

    By Ronald Ogden

    Originally published in 1970. Drawing on his knowledge of business methods in Europe, America and Asia, Ronald Ogden examines the necessity for control in a business and the ways in which it should be exercised in order to obtain the most effective and profitable results. He shows that control can…

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  • The Emergence of Systematic Management as Shown by the Literature of Management from 1870-1900 book cover

    The Emergence of Systematic Management as Shown by the Literature of Management from 1870-1900

    By Joseph Litterer

    This study, originally published in 1986, is directed to the period before the establishment of scientific management as a recognised movement, in an attempt to answer two basic questions: was there a body of management literature immediately preceding the emergence of scientific management? Did…

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  • Engineers and Management: International Comparisons book cover

    Engineers and Management

    International Comparisons

    Edited by Gloria L. Lee, Chris Smith

    Originally published in 1992. In an increasingly competitive climate, well-trained, experienced management is vital for establishing the long term future of industry. In response to this need, the number of management training courses have been growing in recent years. However, there is a group of…

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  • Management in the Education Service: Challenge and Response book cover

    Management in the Education Service

    Challenge and Response

    By Society of Education Officers

    This book, first published in 1974, will be of special interest to all who are involved in the implementation of educational planning processes. The contributors explore various aspects of educational management and they describe the development of the planning process at the Department of…

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  • Management Techniques: A Practical Guide book cover

    Management Techniques

    A Practical Guide

    By John Argenti

    This book, first published in 1969, is in two parts, the text and the glossary. The glossary entries include a description to give an idea of what each technique is, what it is for, who can use it, and the practical results one can expect from it. The text contains the key to the use of all the…

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  • Your Organization: What Is It For?: Challenging Traditional Organizational Aims book cover

    Your Organization: What Is It For?

    Challenging Traditional Organizational Aims

    By John Argenti

    This book, first published in 1993, challenges the accepted and practised methods organizations use to set standards of performance and quantify their achievements. Using in-depth case studies, John Argenti compares the performance of companies with that of non-profit making organizations to reveal…

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  • The Self-Reliant Manager book cover

    The Self-Reliant Manager

    By Christopher Bones

    Originally published in 1994. What is a self-reliant manager? The self-reliant manager is one who can grow an organization by exploiting his or her role in the management of people. Not every manager is involved in top-level decision-making and the development of global strategies. Every manager is…

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  • Management Control in a Voluntary Organization: Accounting and Accountants in Organizational Context book cover

    Management Control in a Voluntary Organization

    Accounting and Accountants in Organizational Context

    By Peter Booth

    This book, originally published in 1995, is concerned with the study of accounting within its organizational and social context. The author analyses accounting as having potential effects at both an ideological level and at an occupational level. Empirically, it is explored within the context of…

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  • High Performance Work Systems: The Digital Experience book cover

    High Performance Work Systems

    The Digital Experience

    By David A. Buchanan, James McCalman

    Originally published in 1989. Management styles in developed western countries are undergoing a crisis phase. Increased levels of international competition and volatile trading conditions are creating new demands of job skills and responsibilities. The management challenge is to find work…

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  • Science in Management: Some Applications of Operational Research and Computer Science book cover

    Science in Management

    Some Applications of Operational Research and Computer Science

    Edited by C. S. Chedzey

    Originally published in 1970. Management consultants in the United Kingdom are often accused of cloaking their activities in secrecy. The confidential nature of consulting work often precludes the publication of case examples and it is only occasionally that press reports appear summarizing…

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    Managerial Decision Making

    By J. Bridge, J. C. Dodds

    This book, originally published in 1975, is an attempt to bridge the gap between economic theory and business practice by relating the tools of economic analysis to the decision making process itself. It is written from a decision making systems analysis viewpoint. This approach enables the reader…

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  • The Reforming Organization: Making Sense of Administrative Change book cover

    The Reforming Organization

    Making Sense of Administrative Change

    By Nils Brunsson, Johan P. Olsen

    Originally published in 1993. Organizations have become larger, more professionalized, more differentiated, and wealthier. At the same time, they are often subject to large-scale changes: either as a result of mergers and acquisitions, or simply in response to changed market conditions or new…

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  • The Challenge to Western Management Development: International Alternatives book cover

    The Challenge to Western Management Development

    International Alternatives

    Edited by Julia Davies, Mark Easterby-Smith, Sarah Mann, Morgan Tanton

    Originally published in 1989. Given the increasing amount of economic competition at a global level, the quality and provision of management education is coming under very close scrutiny in a large number of countries, both in developing countries where management is relatively new, and in…

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  • Organizational Design for Marketing Futures book cover

    Organizational Design for Marketing Futures

    By Roy Hayhurst, Gordon Wills

    This study, originally published in 1972, presents a critical, in-depth survey of the organization of marketing activity in the United Kingdom. This report of practice in over 500 major British firms provides some enlightening information and allows certain objective bench-marks to be established…

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  • Bosses in British Business: Managers and Management from the Industrial Revolution to the Present Day book cover

    Bosses in British Business

    Managers and Management from the Industrial Revolution to the Present Day

    By F. R. Jervis

    In this volume, first published in 1974, the author provides an introduction to the historical development of management in business. Success and failure in a commercial world can be explained partly in terms of economic forces, but much also depends on the people, on the management of the firms –…

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  • Managerial Planning: An Optimum and Stochastic Control Approach (Volume 2) book cover

    Managerial Planning

    An Optimum and Stochastic Control Approach (Volume 2)

    By Charles S. Tapiero

    Originally published in 1977. Management is a dynamic process reflected in three essential functions: management of time, change and people. The book provides a bridging gap between quantitative theories imbedded in the systems approach and managerial decision-making over time and under risk. The…

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  • A Management System for the Seventies book cover

    A Management System for the Seventies

    By John Argenti

    Originally published in 1972. This book was designed to help those in positions of management during the 1970s. The author attempted to predict what problems managers would face during that period, and suggested a practical system of management designed to help them cope with these problems. Many…

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  • Planning and the Growth of the Firm book cover

    Planning and the Growth of the Firm

    By John Bridge, J. C. Dodds

    Originally published in 1978. The type of firm focused upon in this study is the large manager-controlled business organisation, although the analysis is not restricted to this kind of entity, as firms of all shapes and sizes are finding it increasingly necessary to plan, particularly in…

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  • Administrative Vitality: The Conflict with Bureaucracy book cover

    Administrative Vitality

    The Conflict with Bureaucracy

    By Marshall E. Dimock

    Originally published in 1960. This title presents a discussion of bureaucracy and enterprise and how they are related and might be combined. Case studies of various businesses, including Marks and Spencer, are used to illustrate this idea. Most of the companies examined are large and have all been…

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  • Managing the Multinational Subsidiary: Response to Environmental Changes and the Host Nation R&D Policies book cover

    Managing the Multinational Subsidiary

    Response to Environmental Changes and the Host Nation R&D Policies

    Edited by Hamid Etemad, Louise Séguin Dulude

    This book, first published in 1986, is concerned with the changing world environment for multinational business and the relationships between multinational parent companies and their subsidiaries which will be necessary to meet the challenges that are being faced. The study argues that key changes…

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  • The Culture of Monopoly Management: An Interpretive Study in an American Utility book cover

    The Culture of Monopoly Management

    An Interpretive Study in an American Utility

    By Steven P. Feldman

    The primary objective of this study, originally published in 1986, is to provide a detailed description of the cultural aspects of interpersonal relationships as they are found in the career development process and the cooperative process. The study also develops a theory of culture and applies it…

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    The Management of Power

    By Paul G. Swingle

    This volume, first published in 1976, is addressed to the analysis of power and conflict in and of organizations. The author’s organizing concept is that one can understand and harness or alter the energy of organizations so that they may function more intelligently and humanely. In focusing on the…

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  • The Photofit Manager: Building a Picture of Management in the 1990s book cover

    The Photofit Manager

    Building a Picture of Management in the 1990s

    Edited by Marion Devine

    This study, originally published in 1990, introduces a rich array of approaches to defining and developing the competency of managerial performance. Indeed, the authors are not afraid to cross swords with each other over a number of controversial issues. They provide a stimulating and often…

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  • A Standardization of Selected Management Concepts book cover

    A Standardization of Selected Management Concepts

    By Arthur G. Bedeian

    Originally published in 1986. Since "modern" management’s beginning at the turn of the twentieth century, there have been pleas from management practitioners and academics alike to solidify the underlying foundation upon which it is based. However, until the field of management can boast of an…

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    Management Laureates

    A Collection of Autobiographical Essays (Volume 1)

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    First published in 1992. This volume compiles the autobiographies of the management discipline’s most distinguished laureates. Prior to this publication, the available management literature provided little insight into the personal and intellectual lives - the frustrations as well as the triumphs -…

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    Management Laureates

    A Collection of Autobiographical Essays (Volume 2)

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    First published in 1993. This volume compiles the autobiographies of the management discipline’s most distinguished laureates. Prior to this publication, the available management literature provided little insight into the personal and intellectual lives - the frustrations as well as the triumphs -…

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    Management Laureates

    A Collection of Autobiographical Essays (Volume 3)

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    First published in 1993. This volume compiles the autobiographies of the management discipline’s most distinguished laureates. Prior to this publication, the available management literature provided little insight into the personal and intellectual lives - the frustrations as well as the triumphs -…

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    Management Laureates

    A Collection of Autobiographical Essays (Volume 4)

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    First published in 1996. This volume compiles the autobiographies of the management discipline’s most distinguished laureates. Prior to this publication, the available management literature provided little insight into the personal and intellectual lives - the frustrations as well as the triumphs -…

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    Management Laureates

    A Collection of Autobiographical Essays (Volume 5)

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    First published in 1998. This volume compiles the autobiographies of the management discipline’s most distinguished laureates. Prior to this publication, the available management literature provided little insight into the personal and intellectual lives - the frustrations as well as the triumphs -…

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    Management Laureates

    A Collection of Autobiographical Essays (Volume 6)

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    First published in 2002. This volume compiles the autobiographies of the management discipline’s most distinguished laureates. Prior to this publication, the available management literature provided little insight into the personal and intellectual lives - the frustrations as well as the triumphs -…

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  • Managing Crisis: A Positive Approach book cover

    Managing Crisis

    A Positive Approach

    By Gerald C. Meyers, John Holusha

    First published in 1986. Gerald C. Meyers believes that a crisis in business – as in life – is often foreseeable. He also believes that it can be managed, offering an unprecedented opportunity for positive change in a company. If you are to succeed in business today, you must learn to manage rapid…

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  • Creating Excellence: Managing Corporate Culture, Strategy, and Change in the New Age book cover

    Creating Excellence

    Managing Corporate Culture, Strategy, and Change in the New Age

    By Craig R. Hickman, Michael A. Silva

    Creating Excellence, first published in 1984, proposes a rational yet visionary blend of approaches for a winning, strategy-driven culture that can provide you and your company with the confidence that gets results. Based on a programme of six essential leadership skills – vision, sensitivity,…

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