Management History Products

  • Understanding Korean Public Administration

    Lessons learned from practice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Accounting at War

    The Politics of Military Finance, 1st Edition

    By Warwick Funnell, Michele Chwastiak

    Accounting is frequently portrayed as a value free mechanism for allocating resources and ensuring they are employed in the most efficient manner. Contrary to this popular opinion, the research presented in Accounting at War demonstrates that accounting for military forces is primarily a political…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • Cotton Enterprises: Networks and Strategies

    Lombardy in the Industrial Revolution, 1815-1860, 1st Edition

    By Silvia A. Conca Messina

    Based on innovative and unique primary sources (e.g. notarial deeds) Cotton Enterprises: Networks and Strategies looks to tell the story of the Lombardy cotton industry in the early 19th century, particularly the stories of entrepreneurs such as Francesco Turati who were able to ‘corner’ this…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • For Robert Cooper

    Collected Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Parker, Gibson Burrell

    Robert Cooper, who died in 2013, was the leading theorist of organization working in England over the past few decades. Describing himself as a ‘social philosopher,’ he was one of the first writers to introduce post-structuralist and post-modern thought into theories of organization but was always…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Leadership Varieties

    The Role of Economic Change and the New Masculinity, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • The Nature of Contemporary Organization Development

    1st Edition

    By Anne Clare Gillon

    The nature of contemporary Organisation Development (OD) is often written about by both scholars and practitioners, yet there is little evidence of these descriptions (or debates on key issues) having been based on reliably collected data. This book compares academic and practitioner perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • A Global History of Co-operative Business

    1st Edition

    By Greg Patmore, Nikola Balnave

    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 contemporary significance of co-operatives was highlighted by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge

  • Biodata (Routledge Revivals)

    Biographical Indicators of Business Performance, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • European Industrial Managers

    West and East, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Meaning, and Market Society

    1st Edition

    By Laszlo Zsolnai

    This book explores the underlying causes of the pervasive dominance of ‘unethics’ in contemporary affairs in economics, business, and society. It is argued that the state of unethics is related to the overexpansion of market and market values in all spheres of social life and human activities. A…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

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