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  • 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
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • Management History

    Text and Cases, 1st Edition

    By Morgen Witzel

    Management History is not simply a book about the history of business or even the history of management. The goal of this book is to demonstrate that despite the relative newness of management science as an academic subject, management has been around since ancient times. Through understanding…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge

  • Alfred D. Chandler: Critical Evaluation

    1st Edition

    Edited by John C Wood, Michael C Wood

    Alfred D. Chandler (1918–2007) was the founder of modern business history. He was a critical early influence on strategic management and is famous for the dictum that ‘structure follows strategy’. This two-volume collection, a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Evaluations in…

    Hardback – 2007-12-24
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • H. Igor Ansoff Critical Evaluations in Business and Management 2 vol

    1st Edition

    Edited by John C Wood, Michael C Wood

    The visionary theories of H. Igor Ansoff (1918–2002) on strategic business management have inspired worldwide acclaim. Called ‘the father of strategic management’ by Henry Mintzberg, he proposed that long-term profitability for a company results only from a commitment to understanding the political…

    Hardback – 2007-06-28
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • Public Management: Old and New

    1st Edition

    By Laurence E. Lynn, Jr.

    Offering much more than a purely theoretical or retrospective view of public management, this exciting text is an invaluable new addition to the field of public management. Putting the American model in perspective, it establishes the historical, theoretical, analytical, practical and future…

    Paperback – 2006-06-22
    Routledge

  • Peter F. Drucker

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael C. Wood, John C. Wood

    A polymath and prolific writer, Peter F. Drucker has published influential books across seven decades. Taking a humanistic approach to management, he emphasises that it is people who create business, which in turn means that they have a crucial role in modern society. This collection gathers…

    Hardback – 2005-10-27
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • Joseph M. Juran

    1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Wood, Michael C. Wood

    For more than seventy years, the teachings and writings of Joseph M. Juran have had a profound impact on the quality of the products we buy and use everyday. His pioneering work in 'quality' is heralded all around the world, and his ideas on total quality management centre upon the role of…

    Hardback – 2005-06-09
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • W.E. Deming

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Wood, Michael C. Wood

    W. Edwards Deming's name is synonymous with Total Quality Management. His ideas were at first enthusiastically adopted by Japanese businesses. Deming is recognized as putting Japan on the road to leadership in international business and industry and was awarded the Second Order of the Sacred…

    Hardback – 2004-12-02
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • George Elton Mayo

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    George Elton Mayo (1880-1949) is widely recognized as the progenitor of the human relations movement in management and his work laid the foundations for later management and organizational thinking.Mayo's work highlighted the importance of communication between management and workers and identified…

    Hardback – 2004-04-22
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

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