• The Paradise Bank: The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984 book cover

    The Paradise Bank

    The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Green, Sara Kinsey

    The Mercantile Bank of India was one of a small band of British-managed banks which dominated Anglo-Eastern finance for most of the 20th century. Founded in London in 1893, the Mercantile inherited the business, branches, staff and even the distinctive cable address - Paradise, London - of its…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
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    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • The IRC - An Experiment in Industrial Intervention: A History of the Industrial Reorganisation Corporation book cover

    The IRC - An Experiment in Industrial Intervention

    A History of the Industrial Reorganisation Corporation, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Hague, Geoffrey Wilkinson

    The Industrial Reorganisation Corporation was created by a Labour Government in 1966 and dissolved by the incoming Conservative Government in 1971. It might have faded into oblivion had it not been for the controversy generated by its highly unusual constitution which gave control of public…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Further Studies in Industrial Organization book cover

    Further Studies in Industrial Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by M.P. Fogarty

    This book, first published in 1948, examines four industries studied as part of the Nuffield College Reconstruction Survey, begun in 1941. These studies, despite their apparent diversity, have a number of features in common. One is geography, and another, more pressing, is the relation of industry…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • The Industrial Development of Birmingham and the Black Country, 1860-1927 book cover

    The Industrial Development of Birmingham and the Black Country, 1860-1927

    1st Edition

    By G.C. Allen

    This book, first published in 1929, analyses the changes to Birmingham and the Black Country in the nineteenth century. The area underwent quite a transformation: many of the older trades were decaying, while at the same time a number of new manufactures were making a remarkable rapid advance. As a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • The Development of Marketing Management: The Case of the USA c. 1910-1940 book cover

    The Development of Marketing Management

    The Case of the USA c. 1910-1940, 1st Edition

    By Kazuo Usui

    There has been much discussion about the origin of marketing and marketing thought, and whether it was truly American in origin. Nevertheless, it is true that US marketing management thought was very influential throughout the world in the latter half of the twentieth century, becoming dominant…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
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  • World Market Transformation: Inside the German Fur Capital Leipzig 1870 and 1939 book cover

    World Market Transformation

    Inside the German Fur Capital Leipzig 1870 and 1939, 1st Edition

    By Robrecht Declercq

    To the surprise of many, regionally embedded clusters of small to medium sized businesses have continued to exist in spite of industrialisation and mass production. While scholars have discovered that the advantages of embeddedness in terms of industrialisation were situated in interfirm…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
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  • Mismanagement, “Jumpers,” and Morality: Covertly Concealed Managerial Ignorance and Immoral Careerism in Industrial Organizations book cover

    Mismanagement, “Jumpers,” and Morality

    Covertly Concealed Managerial Ignorance and Immoral Careerism in Industrial Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Reuven Shapira

    Executives’ morality and ethics became major research topics following recent business scandals, but the research missed a major explanation of executives’ immorality: career advancement by "jumping" between firms that causes ignorance of job-pertinent tacit local knowledge, tempting "jumpers" to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
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  • Industrial Development, Technology Transfer, and Global Competition: A history of the Japanese watch industry since 1850 book cover

    Industrial Development, Technology Transfer, and Global Competition

    A history of the Japanese watch industry since 1850, 1st Edition

    By Pierre-Yves Donze

    The phenomena of Japan emerging as one of the most competitive industrial nations in the twentieth century and the general shift of competitiveness to East Asia since the 1980s have been widely studied by many scholars from different fields of the social sciences. Drawing on sources from Japanese,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
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  • Management Control Systems in Japan book cover

    Management Control Systems in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Takashi Shimizu

     As the world's third-ranking economic power, Japan's style of management, such as the lifetime employment system, the seniority system, and an enterprise union, has been well studied. However, little else is known about the Japanese management control systems (MCSs) and management…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
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  • Japanese Management in Evolution: New Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices book cover

    Japanese Management in Evolution

    New Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tsutomu Nakano

    Japanese Management in Evolution illustrates the significant changes that have been taking place in Japanese business by focusing on "emerging industries" in the relatively neglected service and "creative" sectors as well as other key industries, and to put those changes in historical perspective…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
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  • U.S. Foreign Economic Policy and the Latin American Debt Issue book cover

    U.S. Foreign Economic Policy and the Latin American Debt Issue

    1st Edition

    By C. Roe Goddard

    This book, first published in 1993, closely examines the United States government’s policy toward the Latin American debt crisis in the years 1982 to 1985. The United States under Reagan sought to maintain the problem as strictly a private creditor/debtor issue, and avoided the internationalization…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy

  • Constraints and Compromises: Trade Policy in a Democracy: The Case of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area book cover

    Constraints and Compromises

    Trade Policy in a Democracy: The Case of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area, 1st Edition

    By Orit Frenkel

    The negotiation of the Free Trade Area between the US and Israel was, at the time, a remarkable political accomplishment, and is a useful case study because it includes all of the industrial and agricultural sectors, thus spanning the full spectrum of issues that would be dealt with in negotiations…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy

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