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  • Foundations of Marketing Thought

    The Influence of the German Historical School, 1st Edition

    By D.G. Brian Jones, Mark Tadajewski

    The study and teaching of marketing as a university subject is generally understood to have originated in America during the early 20th century emerging as an applied branch of economics. This book tells a different story describing the influence of the German Historical School on institutional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A History of Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Morgen Witzel

    The evolution of leadership into a widely accepted concept occurred without any shared understanding and acceptance of its meaning and relevance in contemporary society. Why do some people become leaders? What is the source and legitimacy of leadership power? This book journeys into the heart of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Worker Mobilisation

    Australia 1788-1850, 1st Edition

    By Michael Quinlan

    This is a book on how and why workers come together. Almost coincident with its inception, worker organisation is a central and enduring element of capitalism. In the 19th and 20th centuries’ mobilisation by workers played a substantial role in reshaping critical elements of these societies in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Industries and Global Competition

    A History of Business Beyond Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bram Bouwens, Pierre-Yves Donzé, Takafumi Kurosawa

    Changes in the dynamics of economic activities since the last decades of the 20th century have yielded major changes in the composition of industries and the division of labor and production across different regions of the world. Despite these shifts in the global economy, some industries have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Making Managers in Canada, 1945-1995

    Companies, Community Colleges, and Universities, 1st Edition

    By Jason Russell

    Management education and training was a key influence on Canadian capital and labour in the post-World War II decades, however it has been the subject of comparatively little academic inquiry. In many ways, historians have frequently learned about management behavior in unionized workplaces by…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • A History of Personnel Administration 1890-1910

    1st Edition

    By Oscar W. Nestor

    This study, first published in 1986, examines and evaluates the personnel techniques and activities that were characteristic of one period in American industrial life. In later years these techniques and activities came to be known as personnel management or personnel administration. By these terms…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Graduates in Industry

    1st Edition

    By Psi

    There was much development of both education and industry in post-World War II Britain. There was, on the one hand, an extension of public education to the secondary school stage and the substantial financial help that was available, which meant that increasing numbers were going to university. On…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • The Six-Hour Day and Other Industrial Questions

    1st Edition

    By Lord Leverhulme

    Edited by Stanley Unwin

    In this title, first published in 1918, Lord Leverhulme explores the ideas of co-partnership, piece-work, housing, and the benefits of shorter hours of labour. The most notable of these discussions, collected by Stanley Unwin, with a Preface by Lord Haldane, advocates a six-hour day, with two…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Foundations of Scenario Planning

    The Story of Pierre Wack, 1st Edition

    By Thomas J Chermack

    Pierre Wack was head of scenario planning at Royal Dutch / Shell Oil in London for just over ten years. He died in 1997. He was a pioneer of what we know today as scenario planning – an alternative and complement to strategic planning. Scenarios explore a variety of possible futures for examining…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

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