E-books: Business, Management and Accounting

  • International Bibliography of Business History book cover

    International Bibliography of Business History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Goodall, Terry Gourvish, Steven Tolliday

    The field of business history has changed and grown dramatically over the last few years. There is less interest in the traditional `company-centred' approach and more concern about the wider business context. With the growth of multi-national corporations in the 1980s, international and inter-firm…

    eBook – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Management and the Worker book cover

    Management and the Worker

    1st Edition

    By William J. Dickson, F. J. Roethlisberger

    This is the official account of the experiments carried out at the Hawthorne Works of the Eastern Electric Company in Chicago. These were divided into test room studies, interviewing studies and observational studies. The test room studies were experiments into what variables in a workplace…

    eBook – 2004-06-01
    Routledge

  • Scientific Management book cover

    Scientific Management

    1st Edition

    By Frederick Winslow Taylor

    This volume comprises three works originally published separately as Shop Management (1903), The Principles of Scientific Management (1911) and Testimony Before the Special House Committee (1912). Taylor aimed at reducing conflict between managers and workers by using scientific thought to develop…

    eBook – 2004-06-01
    Routledge

  • On the Shop Floor: Two Studies of Workshop Organization and Output book cover

    On the Shop Floor

    Two Studies of Workshop Organization and Output, 1st Edition

    By T. Lupton

    Lupton's empirical study used real work groups rather than experimental groups working in post-war factories in Britain to arrive at a more sympathetic and informed appreciation of the reasoning behind the positions adopted by workers in their dealings with management, compared with the more…

    eBook – 2004-06-01
    Routledge

  • Organization and Management: Selected Papers book cover

    Organization and Management

    Selected Papers, 1st Edition

    By Chester I. Barnard

    Barnard was prompted by Vilfredo Pareto's seminal four volume work Mind and Society to apply his theories of sociology to management studies. Barnard's study of interaction between people in economic settings was contentious in that he concluded that human behaviour within these settings is largely…

    eBook – 2004-06-01
    Routledge

  • Papers on the Science of Administration book cover

    Papers on the Science of Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luther Gulick, L. Urwick

    This edited collection includes contributions by Mary Parker Follett, Henri Fayol, James D. Mooney and Henry S. Dennison, and L. J. Henderson, T. N. Whitehead and Elton Mayo. The paper by Henderson, Whitehead and Mayo discusses the findings of the Hawthorne experiments. Whilst admiring the…

    eBook – 2004-06-01
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Management book cover

    The Philosophy of Management

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Sheldon

    Taylorism was criticised for its over-simplistic view of what motivated the worker. Oliver Sheldon's theme was that though Taylorism had helped the development of a science of management, such work should not detract from the predominantly human job of the manager to manage. His work prefigures the…

    eBook – 2004-06-01
    Routledge

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