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  • 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 Focus on Business and Management

  • A History of Management Thought

    2nd Edition

    By Morgen Witzel

    Of all the sciences and social sciences, management is the one that most deliberately turns its back on the past. Yet management as we know it today did not spring into life fully formed. Management has more than just a present; it also has a past, and a future, and all three are inextricably…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15

  • Managerial Cultures

    A Comparative Historical Analysis, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-08-26
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Family Multinationals

    Entrepreneurship, Governance, and Pathways to Internationalization, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-08-03
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Dark Side of Management

    A Secret History of Management Theory, 1st Edition

    By Gerard Hanlon

    What isn’t management and why doesn’t it matter? This compelling book leads the reader away from the stories told by managers and management theories to show the secret history of the field.   In characterizing the progress of management as a war on workers, this book offers a controversial…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07

  • The Routledge Companion to Management and Organizational History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Genoe McLaren, Albert J. Mills, Terrance G. Weatherbee

    The field of management and organizational history has reached a level of maturity that means an overview is long overdue. Written by a team of globally renowned scholars, this comprehensive companion analyses management and organizational history, reflecting on the most influential periods and…

    Hardback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry, 1st Edition

    By Michael Ball

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    By Robert F Hébert, Albert N. Link

    This book establishes a chronological trace of the entrepreneur as treated in economic literature in order to give a more wholesome perspective to contemporary writings and teachings on entrepreneurship. It focuses on the nature and role of the entrepreneur, and of entrepreneurship, as revealed in…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Pioneers in Marketing

    A Collection of Biographical Essays, 1st Edition

    By D.G. Brian Jones

    Pioneers in Marketing: A Collection of Biographical Essays discusses eight historically important marketing scholars whose careers collectively spanned over 100 years. An introductory chapter describes the role of biography in the study of marketing thought, and introduces the eight subjects in…

    Hardback – 2011-12-21
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Rosabeth M. Kanter

    1st Edition

    By Michael Wood

    Edited by John C. Wood

    Rosabeth Moss Kanter (b. 1943)—described by The Economist as ‘one of the few women in recent years to have achieved genuine guru status’—introduced the concept of ‘empowerment’ into management thought. She is the subject of this new collection from Routledge’s acclaimed Critical Evaluations in…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • Evolution of Management Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    Because it is difficult—if not impossible—to understand contemporary management theory and practice without an appreciation of its historical heritage, this new one-stop reference resource from Routledge allows students and researchers readily to access the subject’s major works to enable a full…

    Hardback – 2011-10-04
    Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

  • A Functioning Society

    Community, Society, and Polity in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Peter F. Drucker

    Peter F. Drucker may be best known as a writer on business and management, but these subjects were not his foremost intellectual concern. Drucker's primary concerns were community, in which the individual has status, and society, in which the individual has function. Here he has assembled…

    Paperback – 2011-04-15

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