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  • Managerial Cultures

    A Comparative Historical Analysis

    By David Hanson

    How did the conduct of business come to be so different in different countries? Why are some less developed countries in the process of rapid industrialization while so many others remain poor? Analysts often point to national differences in the cultures of business to explain these patterns. What…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Family Multinationals

    Entrepreneurship, Governance, and Pathways to Internationalization

    Edited by Christina Lubinski, Jeffrey Fear, Paloma Fernández Pérez

    In contrast to widespread assessments that family enterprises lack sufficient resources and capabilities to go global, many family companies are competing successfully in an increasingly globalized business environment. Worldwide, a large number of thriving multinationals are still family-owned and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The International Business Archives Handbook

    Edited by Alison Turton

    This volume provides up-to-date information and guidance on the key issues in professional archive knowledge and skills. Key features: ¢ Includes seminal and thought provoking chapters on issues that are little discussed in existing professional literature; ¢ Incorporates synoptical information…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 

  • The History of the Beer and Brewing Industry

    Edited by Ignazio Cabras, David Higgins

    Beer is widely defined as the result of the brewing process which has been refined and improved over centuries. Beer is the drink of the masses – it is bought by consumers whose income, wealth, education, and ethnic background vary substantially, something which can be seen by taking a look at the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04 

  • Understanding Korean Public Administration

    Lessons learned from practice

    Edited by Kwang Kook Park, Wonhee Lee, Seok-Hwan Lee

    Although much has been written about the Korean public administration, the international academic community has little knowledge about it as most of the literature has been written in Korean. This book aims to provide more accessible knowledge internationally by filling that gap, covering both the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Historical Research in Marketing Management

    Edited by Mark Tadajewski, D.G. Brian Jones

    This collection of articles deal with marketing history and the history of marketing thought, placing these subjects within a marketing management context. Despite the crucial role that historical research can play in expanding our understanding of marketing, studies of the history of marketing are…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31 
    Key Issues in Marketing Management

  • Equity Capital

    From Ancient Partnerships to Modern Exchange Traded Funds

    By Geoffrey Poitras

    Capitalism is historically pervasive. Despite attempts through the centuries to suppress or control the private ownership of commercial assets, production and trade for profit has survived and, ultimately, flourished. Against this backdrop, accounting provides a fundamental insight: the ‘value’ of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Reception of David Ricardo in Continental Europe and Japan

    Edited by Gilbert Faccarello, Masashi Izumo

    This book is a coherent and unique collection of chapters exploring the reception and diffusion of David Ricardo’s writings in different languages. The book highlights the similarities and differences between them. This book seeks to delineate the diffusion of Ricardo's theory in various parts of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24

  • Biodata (Routledge Revivals)

    Biographical Indicators of Business Performance

    By Barrie Gunter, Adrian Furnham, Russell Drakeley

    First published in 1993. This book is intended for managers and occupational psychologists involved in the selection and assessment of the workforce. It details the history and development of the use of biographical data for both recruitment and promotion of employees. Grounded in relevant research…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05

  • European Industrial Managers

    West and East

    Edited by J.J. Boddewyn

    First published in 1971, this collection of fourteen contemporaneous European research studies on managerial backgrounds and on the patterns, roles, and evolution of managerial careers examine managerial motivations in a broader context than the traditional analysis of psychological qualities. Most…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05

  • Leadership Varieties

    The Role of Economic Change and the New Masculinity

    By Alexander Styhre, Thomas Johansson

    In all periods of time, there is a perceived shortage of qualified, credible, and robust leadership skills. At the same time, what is regarded as skilled leadership is contingent on economic, political, institutional, and cultural conditions specific for a period of time or a local setting.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • Accounting and Food

    Some Italian Experiences

    Edited by Massimo Sargiacomo, Luciano D'Amico, Roberto Di Pietra

    The interrelations between accounting and food have been hitherto neglected at an international level. This regret is particularly meaningful with regards to Italy, where 'Food', besides being a physiological need to satisfy, is one of the main pillars of the 'Made in Italy' Industry, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

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