Management History Products

  • The Democratic Organisation

    Democracy and the Future of Work, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Diefenbach

    Current models of organisation divide people into owners and workers, managers and employees, forcing especially the latter to obey, to behave and to function well within a managerial and functional pecking-order. However, there is no natural law suggesting the existence or need of such…

    Paperback – 2020-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Innovative Consumer Co-operatives

    The Rise and Fall of Berkeley, 1st Edition

    By Greg Patmore

    Consumer co-operatives provide a different approach to organizing business through their ideals of member ownership and democratic practice. Every co-operative member has an equal vote regardless of his or her own personal capital investment. The co-operative movement can also be an important force…

    Hardback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Growth and Decline of American Industry

    Case studies in the Industrial History of USA, 1st Edition

    Edited by John F. Wilson, Nicholas D. Wong, Steven Toms

    This shortform book presents key peer-reviewed research selected by expert series editors and contextualised by new analysis from each author on how the specific field addressed has evolved. The book features contributions on the history of government-business relations, regional and local…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Industrial History

  • Morality, Ethics and Responsibility in Organization and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McMurray, Alison Pullen

    In the aftermath of the financial crisis, and regular corporate scandals, there has been a growing concern with the moral and ethical foundations of business. Often these concerns are limited to narrow accounts of governance codes, regulatory procedures or behaviour incentives, which are often…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies

  • Rethinking Culture, Organization and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McMurray, Alison Pullen

    This book reimagines what it is to organize or manage in contemporary work environments, though looking at ideas such as culture and objectivity. Emerging at about the same time as Schein’s well-known theory of culture, Joanne Martin’s multiple perspectives on culture have, until now, been…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies

  • Banking and Finance

    Case studies in the development of UK financial sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by John F Wilson, Nicholas D. Wong, Steven Toms

    This shortform book presents key peer-reviewed research selected by expert series editors and contextualised by new analysis from each author on how the specific field addressed has evolved. The book features contributions on the development of banking regulation in Scotland, the role of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Industrial History

  • Management and Industry

    Case studies in UK industrial history, 1st Edition

    Edited by John F. Wilson, Nicholas D. Wong, Steven Toms

    This shortform book presents key peer-reviewed research selected by expert series editors and contextualised by new analysis from each author on how the specific field addressed has evolved. With contributions on the ‘historic turn’ in management studies, workers’ rights, occupational health,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Industrial History

  • Adolescents, Family and Consumer Behaviour

    A Behavioural Study of Adolescents in Indian Urban Families, 1st Edition

    By Harleen Kaur, Chandan Deep Singh

    Buying decision making is a complicated process, in which a consumer’s decision is under the influence of others. The buyer’s decision making is directed in such a way that they must act as a consumer in society. Media and family are key socializing agents for adolescents. Moreover, changes in the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • 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 Rise of Business Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Mees

    In 1973, Daniel Bell argued that corporations in post-industrial societies increasingly needed to behave in accord with widely accepted social norms, particularly in terms of ethical behavior and social responsibility. Yet widespread criticism of business behavior was not an invention of the 1960s…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • 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

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